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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. . .

How SOON they Forget!

“Sir” Tim Garrett, the British Ambassador to the U.S. sent dozens of derogatory memos to England’s Prime Minister and his British peers saying despicable things about our President Trump. I won’t go into detail, but he called him every dirty … Continue reading

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Stop this “CLIMATE CHANGE” BS!

I’ve grown weary of explaining this, but I’ll give it one more try. Let me put it in simple terms. If you believe the bullshit about “DISASTEROUS CLIMATE CHANGE” then you believe in Fortune Tellers and the gypsy down on … Continue reading

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A one-page History of America in WW-II

Oh, I know what young people might say, “Aw, he’s just an old fart who doesn’t even know how to text anyone.” Let me tell you youngsters something you won’t learn in school. I have lived through a chunk of … Continue reading

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Memories of an OLD Weatherman!

When I tell people I went to college to be a Music Major – they look at me like, “What the hell? How did you become a weatherman?” The answer is: God gives out the talents and he changed my … Continue reading

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Some early TV Memories

In the late ‘60s and early ‘70s s, in addition to forecasting weather, I wrote and taped a one minute “feature” that ran in the 6 pm WSB-TV news. It was appropriately called, “WeatherTalk.” Crude by today’s graphic standards, I … Continue reading

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The President NEEDS our Support!

President Trump would gladly take Obama or Clinton’s worst day and would welcome the relief. No president in our history, including Jefferson and Adams, who were pilloried in the newspapers of the era, has had the day after day vitriol … Continue reading

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Why do Young People Hate America?

America is the greatest country in the world. The young people of today live in the best of times. They have been raised in the most liberal period of our history. They have abortion on demand, homosexual marriage, welfare if … Continue reading

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