Author Archives: Michael E. Sedgwick

About Michael E. Sedgwick

I live in a beautiful retirement community beneath the Catalina Mountains, 26 miles north of Tucson, and enjoy writing short stories, novels, memoirs and essays. I've been married to a wonderful woman for 56 years and enjoy traveling the world with her.

75th Anniversary of D-Day

My home town of Portsmouth in Hampshire, England has been a naval base since medieval times. Henry VIII fortified it in the 16th Century when French naval activity began to threaten England’s south coast. Since then it has been the … Continue reading

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TRUMP THE BUFFOON

Queen Elizabeth made a mistake in meeting with Trump today after he insulted the mayor of London. Trump’s stupidity and offensiveness finds new lows each day. Queen Elizabeth should have cancelled her meeting with Trump and suggested he instead spend … Continue reading

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RAPE & ABORTION

If states or the federal government are going to make it impossible for a rape victim to have an abortion, then justice demands more severe treatment of the male responsible for the pregnancy. A pregnant rape victim potentially faces a … Continue reading

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HYPOCRISY ALONG PARTY LINES

The hypocrisy across the nation is growing steadily from day to day in the last few years.  Minnesota Congresswoman, Ilhan Abdullahi Omar, is currently in the news because she accused someone of dual allegiance to the U.S. and Israel, maybe a … Continue reading

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SOCIALISM VERSUS COMMUNISM

I was disappointed to hear via National Public Radio that a recent poll showed the majority of people in the U.S. voted in favor of capitalism and against socialism. I am disappointed because President Trump, that source of all current … Continue reading

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FABULOUS ADDITION TO CONGRESS

With the wonderful addition of so many women to Congress in 2019, may we dare to hope that the most important of the many problems facing this nation will at last be addressed after an age of lethargy and lining … Continue reading

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WIDESPREAD MALAISE

If you have needed to contact businesses or corporations of any size in recent years, have you noticed that so many of the people who answer your phone call have a tired, apathetic attitude to your inquiry or message. If, … Continue reading

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