“I’m 70 and I’m tired.”

Posted on July 7, 2016 By  Robert A. Hall, Five term member of the Massachusetts State Senate.  And former US Marine  I’m 70 Except for one Semester in college when jobs were scarce and a Six-month period when I was between jobs, but Job-hunting every day,                               I’ve worked, Hard,  since I was 18.   Despite some health challenges, I still put in 50-hour weeks, and haven’t called in sick in Seven or eight years. I make a good salary, but I didn’t inherit my job or my … Continue reading

Inside the Ring: Memo outlines Obama’s plan to use the military against citizens

The Washington Times By Bill Gertz Wednesday, May 28, 2014 A 2010 Pentagon directive on military support to civilian authorities details what critics say is a troubling policy that envisions the Obama administration’s potential use of military force against Americans. The directive contains noncontroversial provisions on support to civilian fire and emergency services, special events and the domestic use of the Army Corps of Engineers. The troubling aspect of the directive outlines presidential authority for the use of military arms and forces, including unarmed drones, in operations against domestic unrest. “This appears to be the latest step in the administration’s decision to use force within … Continue reading