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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. . .

What? Reparations Again?

Congress is taking about “reparations” again. There is a precedence for reparations in this nation. The Japanese-Americans who were detained in camps in WW-II were paid reparations. It is debatable whether that was necessary since the Japanese had attacked America … Continue reading

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Reparations? Or a ticket to Africa or Japan?

A tendency in modern  America that current generations (and particularly politicians) have  is to criticize actions of the past using terms and standards that are current today. And it doesn’t work. Basically it is simply that those who seem determined … Continue reading

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The Climate Change Hoax.

Climate Change. I know a little bit about this subject. As a weather forecaster for over 40 years I have seen this phenomenon become a political football that has been deflated time and time again. Does the climate change?  Sure. … Continue reading

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We are Broke.

What happens when a company runs out of money? When it doesn’t have enough money coming in to pay its bills, what happens? Everybody knows the answer to that. Let me rephrase that -, every SANE person knows the answer … Continue reading

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Pelosi’s Dance Recital

It was Kabuki dancing at hits best. The recent faux impeachment “trial” of past president Trump by the Democrats. Under the direction of Nancy Pelosi, arguably the worst representative in congress, the House  rushed thru a 7 hour Article of … Continue reading

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Donald Trump – in 431 Words

A commentator on “Tucker Carlson” stated it best, about the Nov. 3 election. And my heart sank. I’s depressing to think that my country has sunk this low. He said, “This election was not about Trump vs Biden. It was … Continue reading

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Vote for the MAGA Party!

We are one of the few countries that only has a two party political system. And if you look at the records (and reputations) of our national politicians it is obvious that there is very little if any difference in … Continue reading

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Goodbye America. It’s been to know you.

If Georgia uses the same crooked machines and the same crooked counting methods for the Senate race in January, there is no reason to expect a different outcome than the stolen presidential election. Joe Biden will be sworn in, and … Continue reading

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A Short note on Voting.

I’ve never voted for a “party” (except in college!). One had to be 21 when I was first eligible to vote in a presidential election. The south was totally democrat. I voted for Dwight Eisenhower, a Republican. I voted for … Continue reading

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Color me – a Looter.

Yes, I know I will be called a racist, bigot, homophobe, xenophobe, “white supremacist” (whatever the hell that is) for the opinion I will express below. First, I don’t think you could find a more diverse community than the one … Continue reading

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