All the Way or Forget It (RR)

All the Way or Forget It (RR)

“DECLARING WAR” by OPOVV, ©2016 (Jul. 15, 2016) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to yet another exciting episode of ‘Pulse of the Nation.’ We’re on our favorite corner interviewing people like you going about their day. “Excuse me, sir, got a minute?” “How, Chief. Been taking the same train for over ten years […]

The Advantage of Being Proactive (RR)

The Advantage of Being Proactive (RR)

“WAR ISN’T FAIR PLAY” by OPOVV, ©2016 (Jul. 3, 2016) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen. Yesterday we interviewed a man on the street on his way to one of our wonderful museums, and it must’ve struck a nerve in our viewing audience because we were inundated with follow-up requests. Hello, I’m Chief New Leaf, […]

Democratic Socialism and National Socialism

Democratic Socialism and National Socialism

“NOTHING BUT A PIPE DREAM” by OPOVV, ©2016 (Mar. 6, 2016) — There are more fools than wise men; more followers than leaders; and more people looking for the opportunity to walk over others – take unfair advantage of — rather than get down to basics: roll up their sleeves and accomplish their goal through sweat equity. […]

Mass Murderers and Radical Environmentalists

Mass Murderers and Radical Environmentalists

WHICH HAS KILLED MORE PEOPLE? by Paul R. Hollrah, ©2016 (Feb. 8, 2016) — If we were to compile a list of history’s most prolific mass murderers, who would we put on our list?  Attila the Hun ravaged the Roman Empire during the 5th Century, killing and maiming all who stood in his way.  In the 13th […]

An Interview with Professor Zorkophsky

An Interview with Professor Zorkophsky

AN “RR” EXCLUSIVE by OPOVV, ©2016 (Feb. 6, 2016) — “Welcome to a special edition of ‘The Pulse of the Nation.’ We’re at the university to interview the world-famous psychologist, Professor Zorkophsky.” “Call me Zork, yes?” “No kidding?” “No kidding.” “Alright, Zork.” “Professor Zork.” “Oh, sure. Sorry. Now Professor Zork, your latest book, ‘The Wild One […]

Of Powder Kegs and Shoulder Chips pb

Of Powder Kegs and Shoulder Chips pb

“THE COLD, UGLY FACTS” by Paul R. Hollrah, ©2015 (Aug, 27, 2015) —  On Wednesday morning, August 26, 2015, forty-one-year-old Vester L. Flanagan II, a.k.a. Bryce Williams, walked up to a WDBJ-TV (Roanoke) television crew in Smith Mountain Lake, Virginia, drew a gun, and opened fire, killing 24-year-old news reporter Alison Parker and her 27-year-old cameraman, Adam […]

The Purveyors of Death

The Purveyors of Death

ARE WE PREPARED? by OPOVV, ©2015 (Mar. 22, 2015) — They wore jack-boots and leather trench coats. They wore the Death’s Head insignia. They were the worst of the worst. They were the most feared troops of World War II. They were the Waffen-SS, shock troops who held no compunction about killing everything in sight: men, […]

It’s a Free Choice

It’s a Free Choice

“CORRUPTED BEYOND RECOGNITION” by OPOVV, ©2015 (Mar. 5, 2015) — One of my proudest moments was when I raised my right hand and took the Oath of Allegiance to the Constitution at my voluntary induction into the military. The Oath was to a document and not to a tree or the ground that the tree grew […]

It’s a LOT Worse Than Imagined

It’s a LOT Worse Than Imagined

“IMPORTED AND HOMEGROWN TERRORISTS” by OPOVV, ©2015 (Feb. 24, 2015) — Fighting the heathen savages while in Southeast Asia, one didn’t take the time nor make the effort to determine the sex or the age of the person shooting at you or throwing the grenade. It just doesn’t make any difference. None at all. Never gave […]

The Final Stake

The Final Stake

“PLAYING FOR KEEPS” by OPOVV, ©2014 (Nov. 21, 2014) — The Final Stake: Obama’s speech, 11-20-2014. The only hope that our Republic has of surviving is the hope that past wrongs can be put right. We have the ability to deport each and every illegal immigrant and, let’s make it 20 years old or younger, anchor […]

Tips on Public Speaking

Tips on Public Speaking

“JUST TELL THE TRUTH” by OPOVV, ©2014 (Sep. 12, 2014) — They say what makes a good writer is to write from personal experience, so I decided to share with you today why my presidential prep-rallies were so enjoyable for all attendees, including yours truly. Suggestion ONE is to start off with a joke, immediately followed […]

Tip of the Iceberg

Tip of the Iceberg

“SHALLOW AND DESPICABLE” by OPOVV, ©2013 (Nov. 11, 2013) — In a perfect world, we’d be seeing Obama, Holder and all the other anti-American/Constitution, Muslim-loving clowns being paraded LTC Terry Lakin-style through the airport, shuffling in chains, for their last plane ride to Gitmo or some other location where they’d get to spend the rest of […]

Appeasement is Tantamount to Capitulation

Appeasement is Tantamount to Capitulation

“PAY ATTENTION” by OPOVV, ©2013 (Jan. 21, 2013) — By all means, surrender; after all, we wouldn’t want anyone offended. Tell you what:  take all the “political correctness” in the world and allow me to deal with it as I see fit.  It will only take a microsecond, and I’ll put it on Youtube for […]

Merry Christmas to All

Merry Christmas to All

JESUS PREACHED LOVE AND FORGIVENESS by OPOVV, ©2012 (Dec. 21, 2012) — It took me a while, a number of decades for sure, until I finally understood, at least I think so, what Jesus/Christianity was all about. I got the manger scene well enough, and the Sermon on the Mount, and the Judas bit, but what […]

Surprise Political Quiz!

HOW DO MOST AMERICANS ANSWER THESE QUESTIONS? by OPOVV, ©2012, Presidential Candidate (May 19, 2012) — Good morning, everyone. The scheduled trip to the winery, followed by the gourmet meal at the castle, was just a made-up reason to get you all to show up for this pop quiz. Moving on, I must inform you that […]

Made it Wrong and Making it Worse

“FACT OVER FICTION” by OPOVV, ©2012, Presidential Candidate (May 7, 2012) — It’s really as easy as 1, 2, 3. 1. Institutions of higher learning have been the cradle of the Left ever since the progeny of the rich acquired a misplaced conscience, believing that giving to the poor would solve the problem of the poor, […]

In the Footsteps of Revolutions Past

WILL AMERICA “STAND TALL?” by One Pissed-off Vietnam Vet, Presidential Candidate (Mar. 13, 2012)  — “Discard Freedom! We want a Dictatorship!” is a cry revolutionaries have never uttered. Revolutions have never been fought for more government intrusion, for an increase in taxes, and never for less freedom. However, addressing the root causes does not necessarily […]