Dave Payton

I have been a a machinist in the aerospace/defense industry for over forty years. I have been married to the same wonderful woman for over forty years. I was a sailor in the U.S. Naval Reserve in the 1970s. I have little education beyond high school except trade school and an apprenticeship. I am a conservative Christian in both faith and practice. I'm am mostly interested in cultural issues as opposed to politics. And I like dogs and pigeons no matter the breed.

The strong man cracked

It is difficult for this writer to admit, but he voted for Donald Trump for President. Not because he thought Mr. Tru…

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Scrooge

Scrooge

For the fourth year in a row the local NPR station ran a piece in which that and academic from UCLA claimed that Char…

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Teddy Roosevelt

In the arena

“Down these mean streets a man must go who is not himself mean, who is neither tarnished nor afraid. The detect…

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Safety Pins

The safety pin

For some reason, it seems the anti-Brexiters and anti-Trumpers have taken the safety pin as their symbol resistance t…

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