In the Service of Mordor (RR)

In the Service of Mordor (RR)

“LACK OF INTELLIGENCE” by OPOVV, ©2017 (Mar. 9, 2017) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to ‘Pulse of the Nation,’ your favorite half-hour in front of the idiot box. Hey, how ya all doin’? Roving here back under the umbrella across from the railroad station, about to interview the men and women in […]

If You Could Turn Back Time (RR)

If You Could Turn Back Time (RR)

“FATE AND COINCIDENCES” by OPOVV, ©2017 (Mar. 7, 2017) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to ‘Pulse of the Nation,’ the ever-popular television show that’s most talked-about at the water cooler. Hello, my name is Roving and I’ll be your host for tonight’s show; glad you could join us. What we do is […]

Brain of a Democrat Revealed (RR)

Brain of a Democrat Revealed (RR)

“NORMAL..EXCEPT FOR THE THINKING PART” by OPOVV, ©2016 (Oct. 17, 2016) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and do we ever have a show for you tonight. We’ve been invited to the university to witness – on live TV – the dissecting and putting it all back together the brain of a life-long registered Democrat. […]

And They Call Me a Conspiracy Nut

And They Call Me a Conspiracy Nut

DEATHS, MAIMINGS, THOSE LOST AT THE HANDS  OF GOVERNMENT “EMOTIONALLY OVERWHELMING” by Michael Gaddy, ©2016, blogging at The Rebel Madman (Oct. 16, 2016) — *Author’s note: I wrote this article several years ago but find it to be relevant today as well. If our government stays true to form there will soon be another False […]

Let’s Get Together (RR)

Let’s Get Together (RR)

“WE DON’T LIE” by OPOVV, ©2016 (Sep. 18, 2016) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to ‘Pulse of the Nation.’ I’m Chief New Leaf, and we’ve been invited to attend the first ‘non-meeting’ of a group of guys who actually walked the walk and therefore can talk the talk. Look, I don’t understand this […]

The Fear of Success (RR)

The Fear of Success (RR)

WHO “HAS YOUR BACK?” by OPOVV, ©2016 (Aug. 14, 2016) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and what a show we have in store for you tonight! I’m Professor Zorkophsky filling in for Chief New Leaf who was filling in for Roving, who is taking a sabbatical traveling around the country visiting old flames, although he […]

Having Abandoned Your Responsibility

Having Abandoned Your Responsibility

“CRAVEN COWARDS” by Dr. Thomas E. Davis, Col., USA (Ret.), ©2016 (Aug. 1, 2016) — To: the dishonorable seat warmers of the U. S. Congress, July 29, 2016: Each and every one of YOU is worthless to this Republic. YOU, regardless of party or religious affiliation, have divorced yourselves from the Oath of Office you […]

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, […]

Survival Mode (A One-Act Play)

Survival Mode (A One-Act Play)

“I DON’T LIKE THIS” by OPOVV, ©2016 (Jun. 4, 2016) — ACT I Curtain rises on a stage that looks like the middle of nowhere. There’s a 6’ metal fence running from front stage right to rear stage left. In the middle is a gate. The ground is sand and there are giant boulders here […]

The Breakdown

The Breakdown

“ROBOTS” OR “CITIZENS?” by OPOVV, ©2016 (May 12, 2016) — “Okay, then, break it down.” “Well, the way I see it, we’ve painted ourselves in a corner.” “How so?” “When I say ‘us,’ I don’t mean you and me. The whole system is broken, and when I say ‘broken’ I’m addressing our procurement procedures. We’re […]

Fair Warning (RR)

Fair Warning (RR)

“JUST DON’T PUSH IT” by OPOVV, ©2016 (Mar. 13, 2016) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to ‘Pulse of the Nation,’ where we discover what’s on the mind of the average American, speaking of which, here comes one now. “Excuse me, sir, I’d like to ask you a question.” “Sure thing.” “What’s your take […]

They Killed the Dream (RR)

They Killed the Dream (RR)

“WHAT USA?” by OPOVV, ©2016 (Feb. 5, 2016) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen. Thank you for tuning in to ‘The Pulse of the Nation.’ We’re at the dog park to see what’s up with the world. Hello, sir, Roving here with a question for you.” “Hey, you’re that reporter on TV! Miss Sheba! Look who’s […]

A Bob Hope Merry Christmas!

A Bob Hope Merry Christmas!

“A BLANK CHECK” by Capt. Joseph R. John (Ret.), ©2015, Chairman, CombatVeteransForCongress (Dec. 21, 2015) — A member of the Combat Veterans For Congress PAC  Board of Directors, Connie Stevens, can be viewed singing “Silent Night” with Bob Hope and US Military personnel on the front lines in Vietnam, in a video when you click on the […]

The Origin of Trust (RR)

The Origin of Trust (RR)

SAVING, NOT DRUGGING, OUR VETERANS by OPOVV, ©2015 (Dec. 17, 2015) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen. By popular demand, our boss sent us back out on the streets to waylay people in a hurry. I actually don’t mind it; after all, it’s how I got to be a household name in our city, along […]

Former Cong. Kerry Bentivolio Trekking 570 Miles To Call Attention To Veteran Issues pb

Former Cong. Kerry Bentivolio Trekking 570 Miles To Call Attention To  Veteran Issues pb

23 VETERANS/DAY ARE COMMITTING SUICIDE by Capt Joseph R. John (Ret.), ©2015, Chairman, CombatVeteransForCongress (Sep. 24, 2015) —  On September 23, 2015, former Cong. Kerry Bentivolio, SFC/MI-ANG (R-MI-11) (Ret) (Disabled American Veteran), an endorsed Combat Veteran For Congress who served combat tours in Vietnam and Iraq, is now walking and biking 570 miles from Walled […]

Another Day on the Front Line (One-Act Play)

Another Day on the Front Line (One-Act Play)

“YOU ARE HEREBY RELIEVED” by OPOVV, ©2015 (Aug. 16, 2015) — ACT I The curtain rises to the music of Wagner’s “Die Walkore: Ride of the Valkyries.” The stage is set as a Forward Observation Post, on a hilltop, surrounded by sandbags camouflaged with the natural fauna and rocks set in a semi-circle with the open […]

The Squad Leader pb

The Squad Leader pb

“OUR COUNTRY IS BEING DISMANTLED FROM WITHIN” by OPOVV, ©2015 (Jun. 10, 2015) — ACT I House lights dim to their dimmest as the curtain rises on a mountain slope increasing from left to right. It is night with a new moon. The sky is clear and you can see every star in the sky. The […]

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 […]

Deja Vu: Tail Between the Legs

Deja Vu: Tail Between the Legs

WHAT IS THE RESULT OF THE U.S. MILITARY FOLLOWING ILLEGAL ORDERS? by OPOVV, ©2015 (Feb. 12, 2015) — So they dragged the body of an American soldier (Mogadishu, 1993) through the streets, an impromptu parade amid laughter and cheering, and we didn’t turn them all into a sea of glass. No, we just watched it all […]