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About johnbeckmanbooks

John Beckman, a retired meteorologist, was known as “Johnny the Weatherman” in a career that spanned forty years. He forecasted the weather on WSJS-TV in Winston-Salem, NC, at WFGA-TV in Jacksonville, FL, and for thirty-three years in Atlanta at WSB-TV and WXIA-TV. Also a well published author Beckman now devotes full time to writing fiction. He currently has several eBooks on Amazon.com, "Tropical Knights," first in a series of adventure/mysteries about a sailor and his lovely CIA cohort on a mission to save America. Now available the sequel, and second in the series: "Tropical Daze." The third Jack & Amy adventure is "Tropical Rage" which became available on 30 April 2014. All of his books are highlighted on http://johnbeckmanbooks.com and available from Amazon.com. . .

Tell it like it is, President Trump!

Can anyone deny that Haiti and many places in Africa are “shithole” countries? Every time President Trump says what most conservative people in America know to be true, the media jumps on him like a “June bug on a turd.” … Continue reading

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Help! Sexual Harrassment!

Of course I don’t condone “sexual harassment” whatever that is. It now appears to be everything from rape to a casual flirt of, “Hi, Babe.” But there is something wrong about the way women are presenting their case against (it … Continue reading

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Global Warming is Freezing ME!

There is nothing new about “Climate Change” (formerly known as Global Warming). The climate is always changing and has always changed. The only difference now is that there is a lot of money to be made from the Doom Forecasts … Continue reading

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Who is going to Pay? You are!

Our highly motivated Senators are going to “give” us a new tax bill. What does that mean to you as an individual? If you are a young couple with a number of children you will pay little or no taxes … Continue reading

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Who is Next to Go?

I must say that I am perplexed by all the sexual harassment charges (and firings) that have taken place recently. I guess I’m simply naïve. In my forty-some years in the broadcast biz I never committed any “sexual” harassment and … Continue reading

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Join the Army and become a Man! (or…Woman)

What the Army needs is a few good men – and women – and people who don’t know what they are. I predict a huge surge in enlistments. It costs too much for a civilian to change his or her … Continue reading

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Bend over, Gramps!

Once again our wonderful Congress is going to screw us Senior Citizens (aka “old farts”) with Paul Ryan’s Abomination Tax Bill. He and Mitch have decided to drop the medical deduction on income tax for us. The biggest expense we … Continue reading

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