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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. . .

Goodbye America. We’ll miss You.

Our President says that the influx of Mexicans and South Americans over our southern border is going to destroy our American culture. I admire and respect our President, but I contend that we have already lost what was long known … Continue reading

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1900 Father’s Day vs today’s Father’s Day

1900S FATHERHOOD VS TODAY 1900 Fatherhood compared to today.In 1900, fathers prayed their children would learn English. Today, fathers pray their children will speak English. In 1900, if a father put a roof over his family’s head, he was a … Continue reading

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The Biggest Hate Group in the U.S.

I was a child of the Great Depression. I was born just as it started, so I lived through all of it. Barely lived. If you were not there, you cannot believe how disastrous it was for this nation. There … Continue reading

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R.I.P., Charles Krauthammer

I daresay that most people on Facebook don’t even know the name Charles Krauthammer, so let me speak for him without his permission. Mr. Krauthammer is dying of cancer and in his last column for the Washington Post he said … Continue reading

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Shocking News!

I know this is going to shock you, and I’m sorry to be the one to break the news to you but here it is: NOBODY runs for political office to help YOU. These hacks want a political office to … Continue reading

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Tom Brokaw. A True Gentleman.

Well, now the women are crawling out of the woodwork to accuse Tom Brokaw of “sexual harassment.” I worked with Tom for a little over two and a half years at WSBTV in the ‘60s. I visited with him and … Continue reading

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Try some Logic, Kids!

I hate to tell the kids “marching” for gun control that they are directing their energies in the wrong direction. Can you older folks remember when you were a teen ager? You knew everything, and you were certainly wiser than … Continue reading

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