John Fleshman's Blog – March 2013 Archive (3)

The media is asking, was Iraq worth it?

Short answer: It depends on your point of view…

As the news starts to try to dissect IRAQ War and analyze the price of freedom, I wonder why one variable is never included. I challenge anyone to ask an Iraqi woman now in her 20s, 30s or older… WAS IT WORTH IT? Ask an Iraqi what it was like to live in a constant state of fear from the Saddam’s thugs who made you and often your entire family disappear at night. Ask a political opponent of Saddam who kept his mouth and words silent…

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Added by John Fleshman on March 19, 2013 at 4:30am — 2 Comments

The blessings of parenting teenagers: prayers please

As parent we all know kids are kids and this will never change. No technology can change this fact. Our children act just like us when we were kids. We acted just like our parents. Kids will be kids and times may change but human nature doesn’t.

Before I continue let me just say through all the trials and hard times as a parent, the good times surpass them one hundred fold! My three teenagers are all straight A/B students. As a matter of fact all of them are in Honors and/or AP…

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Added by John Fleshman on March 13, 2013 at 4:38am — 5 Comments

The American Drama-Comedy: The Political Crisis (Hope Believe, Change, Forward)

Every time congress and the President has to make a “decision” (also known as: do their job) it is a media circus and the political script is already set, “the US is coming to an end”; jobs will be lost, seniors will lose healthcare, our military will not be paid, social security checks will not be sent on time, our airports will be crippled, the military and law will stop protecting us etc, etc, etc. Maybe this time, imagined crisis has had its moments of instilling fear into…

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Added by John Fleshman on March 5, 2013 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

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