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A Thanksgiving Toast To The Old Breed

A Thanksgiving Toast To The Old Breed

By Victor Davis Hanson, November 22, 2017 1:14 pm The late World War II combat veteran and memoirist E. B. Sledge enshrined his generation of fellow Marines as “The Old Breed” in his gripping account of the hellish battle of Okinawa. Now, most of those who fought in World War II are either dead or in their nineties. […]

Victor Davi Hanson: Let Down at the Top

Victor Davi Hanson: Let Down at the Top

By Victor Davis Hanson Our Baby Boomer elites, mired in excess and safe in their enclaves, have overseen the decay of our core cultural institutions. Since the Trojan War, generations have always trashed their own age in comparison to ages past. The idea of fated decadence and decline was a specialty of 19th-century German philosophy. […]

Social Security: An Inconvenient Truth

Social Security: An Inconvenient Truth

. . By Thomas L. Knapp The first “top ten” Republican presidential nomination debate consisted almost entirely of empty calories, and it’s easy to see why. The event was put on by Fox “News,” its dominating presence was Donald Trump, and its focus was, simply, on who could get most militaristic about Iran and immigration. […]

Feelin’ Groovy at BlendZ Winery: Heard It On The Grapevine–What’s up, What’s hot, Ventura County’s Local Wineries

Feelin’ Groovy at BlendZ Winery: Heard It On The Grapevine–What’s up, What’s hot, Ventura County’s Local Wineries

              If you’re looking for a place where you can “let it all hang out” then you’ll feel right at home at BlendZ Winery in Ventura. The newest, hippiest, trippin’ hang-out opened their doors on December 3rd, 2014 to the delight of Baby Boomers and Boomer wannabees everywhere. “Gary […]

Noted local speaker/author wants to reframe the ethic of Boomers: “Rezooming the Boomers”

Noted local speaker/author wants to reframe the ethic of Boomers: “Rezooming the Boomers”

By Daniel Gelman It’s the fundamental transformation of Ventura County’s own Jim Cathcart, world-renowned business motivational speaker, bestselling author, and Renaissance man with a Southern twang. When his rock band fires on all cylinders, 67 year old Cathcart morphs into the boyish Arkansas troubadour. His group ReZoom the Boom plays at venues like Bogie’s nightclub […]