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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. . .

A Note from a Racist Pig.

Yeah, this is racist. Has to be, even if it is the truth. Let’s be honest just once, and then we can all go back into denial. The Black Race and the White Race are different, and it has nothing … Continue reading

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Not all Democrats…are Democrats.

Not all Democrats are radical/socialist/communists like AOC and Bernie and Warren and Booker and the rest of the current contenders for2020. And I feel for those citizens who have been betrayed by what used to be the Democrat party. I … Continue reading

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December 7th, 1941

Seventy-eight years ago tomorrow, 7 December 1941 the Japanese pulled a sneak dawn attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii and killed thousands of Americans. Some of those sailors are still entombed in the battleship Arizona. If you have been to … Continue reading

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What am I?

I don’t know what to call myself. (No, I don’t need any obscene suggestions from you.) I suppose I could be English-American because my mom’s ancestors come from England in 1626. Or, I could be German-American because my dad’s father … Continue reading

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Will Jose’ and Pedro elect the next President?

Is there any sane person who should object to requiring a voter to show identification? The democrats have fought that notion for a decade saying that requiring identification would “deprive” minorities of their right to vote, which is political BS. … Continue reading

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The Year the Media DIED!

The first article in the Bill of Rights says, “Congress shall make no law prohibiting the freedom of the press” Thomas Jefferson felt so strongly about it he wrote, “Our liberty cannot be guarded except by freedom of the press.” … Continue reading

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“As Seerious as a Heart Attack..”

I had a heart attack Monday, 13 October. Around 3:30 that afternoon I got a sharp pain the middle of my chest. There is no history of heart problems in my family My mother lived to 105; my father 87 … Continue reading

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