Asparagus and Uranium


The sign of a great writer is the ability to create interesting and real characters, and to place them into interesting situations. I just completed reading a book titled The Accidental Further Adventures of the 100 Year Old Man. Writer Jonas Jonasson lives in Sweden and crafted a superb story around two elements; asparagus and uranium. He included world leaders like Trump, Merkel, Putin, Rocket-man Kim Jong un, and others to embellish the story. In my opinion he lost points by making Trump a doofus. Other than that bit of bias I enjoyed the story because it was intriguing and funny. The idea of a one hundred year old man going on adventures drew me in.

So how were asparagus and uranium involved? A side kick of the hundred year old man grew and sold asparagus and the two of them happened upon a suitcase filled with nine pounds of enriched uranium headed for North Korea. Jonasson wove a complicated tale and made it all come together in the end.

Iraq Safer Than Sweden?

A BATTLE-hardened Swedish war correspondent says she fears for her country as her home city of Stockholm continues to be plagued by violence. http://www.express.co.uk/news/world/776560/Sweden-Riots-European-Migrant-Crisis-Rape-War-Iraq

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Eliminate Father’s Day

A recent news article spoke about the huge number of babies being born in Northern European countries to unwed mothers. Countries like Norway, Sweden, and Finland have as many as sixty percent of their children born to mothers without husbands.  Is this something to brag about? It is clear that POTUS’ vision for America is to make the USA like Europe. Does the USA really want to embrace European Socialism?  Let’s begin by eliminating Father’s Day.

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