Category: neverending war

Happy Trails

By Mickey Friedman June 10, 2017 I’m at Fuel by seven, and with the added enthusiasm of espresso, quickly traveling the happy trails of our world. My friends fly; but those days are mostly gone for me. I’ve come full…

Paging Princess Ivanka

By Mickey Friedman April 28, 2017 Thanks to Prince Eric of Trumpovia and the United Kingdom’s Telegraph, we know Princess Ivanka, she of the large heart, prevailed upon King Donald to almost, but not quite, shed tears for the poisoned…

Deplorable

By Mickey Friedman December 1, 2016 Those who weren’t listening are forced to hear; those who wouldn’t see to see. And surprise, surprise they are not happy. Blame the FBI. Or those racist, sexist, gay-bashing everybody-elses who are now everywhere.…

11/11

By Mickey Friedman November 18, 2016 I have three friends who served in Afghanistan and Iraq: Christa, John, and Rich. Rich, unbeknownst to many in our community, served multiple tours, risking his life continuously flying into combat zones to rescue…

Not Hate

July 5, 2016 By Mickey Friedman “All you need is love,” the Beatles sang. But sadly hate is ever-present. When I was a boy, bullies maimed but rarely killed. Of course, many whites hated blacks; some in the South enough…

A Reason To Believe

By Mickey Friedman May 12, 2016 We are once again in the midst of a war between the generations. If you missed the end of the stultifying fifties and the metaphorical and real explosions of the sixties, open your eyes.…

Terror is Terror is Terror

By Mickey Friedman December 27, 2015 It is almost always the innocent who suffer. Whatever the cause, those who inflict terror invariably target the innocent. Those who shop in Baghdad, take the train in Spain, listen to music in Paris.…