Author Archives: Skook

About Skook

A professional horseman for over 40 years, Skook continues to work with horses. He is in an ongoing educational program, learning life's lessons from one of the world's greatest instructors, the horse. Skook has a personal website skooksjournal.com featuring his personal writings and historical novel type stories.
23 Sep

The Human Story as Told by DNA

The story of mankind is essentially a story of migration and of reproduction of the species. In the past we relied on archaeological evidence and fossils to tell us of early man, but fossils are limited, because of the conditions … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Daily Distraction, Global Regions, Immigration, Race, Science, Social Studies | Tagged , , | 12 Comments | 480 views
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14 Sep

Domestic Violence Is Not always What it Seems

Everyone is worried over the big violent men of the NFL and their domestic violence. A man beating a woman is pathetic, the sort of behavior we expect from Muslims. However, the stories often get better for the telling and … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Daily Distraction, Feminism, Humor, Personal | Tagged , , | 12 Comments | 602 views
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10 Sep

Apple, Forges Ahead To Keep Up with the Competition

Apple introduced its new products and promptly lost 38 billion dollars of stock value within one hour. There were glitches in the launch of the two new larger iPhones 6, the Apple Watch, and Apple Pay; the show was late … Continue reading

Posted in Daily Distraction, Economy, Media | Tagged , , | 2 Comments | 162 views
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28 Aug

The Trans-Atlantic Slavers

Introduction: Slavery is a peculiar institution and most people automatically recoil with indignation at the thought of owning other people. However, the standard revulsion is most often a socially acceptable and predictable reaction by people who have only a superficial … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Education, Fiction, History | Tagged , , , , , | 55 Comments | 1,737 views
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2 Aug

Dear President Obama, About Those Tunnels

Dear President Obama, I hope you are doing well, during these trying times. Most everyone sees Obama Health Care is on the rocks and only seems to be surviving because you were smart enough to have it come into full … Continue reading

Posted in Disasters, Health Care, Israel/Palestine, Open Borders, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 29 Comments | 568 views
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27 Jul

Reaching Critical Mass

There is an undefined point, when a government is so corrupt and incompetent, that citizens will no longer be willing to defend it. Iran or maybe Obama’s chief handler Valerie Jarrett, the Iranian Mole, seems to be playing our president, … Continue reading

Posted in Barack Obama, Culture of Corruption, Freedom, History, Iran, Israel, military history | Tagged , , , | 19 Comments | 1,585 views
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7 May

The Words Of An Idiot, Full Of Sound and Fury, Signifying Nothing

David Remnick, Obama biographer, editor of the New Yorker, and apologist for Obama, admitted on national TV that President Obama is disappointed and frustrated with the world. His disjointed soliloquy suffers from a measure of Obama sans-teleprompter incoherence, but by … Continue reading

Posted in 1st Amendment, Anti-Americanism, Barack Obama, Benghazi Attack, Freedom, Hillary Clinton, Middle East, Socialism | Tagged , , , | 24 Comments | 680 views
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3 May

A Diversion To Liven Things UP

Fiction: Carl was a warrior from a bygone age. He had served with the Third Marine Division during the war in Vietnam. Although he was with the Third Division, he felt none of the camaraderie of the typical esprit de … Continue reading

Posted in Daily Distraction, Vietnam War | Tagged , , | 22 Comments | 447 views
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21 Apr

Our Concord Bridge

Has the audacity of the Obama Administration and the sanctimonious stooges; Reid, Pelosi, and Biden pushed America to the Concord Bridge of the Twenty-First Century. Our Concord Bridge is no wooden bridge over the Concord River in Massachusetts, a bridge … Continue reading

Posted in 1st Amendment, 2nd Amendment, American Exceptionalism, Barack Obama, Constitution, Economy, Energy, Freedom, Global Warming, History, Law Enforcement, Military, POWER GRAB!, Taxes, True Heroes | Tagged , , , | 35 Comments | 794 views
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13 Apr

How Obama Enabled The Russian Seizure Of Eastern Europe

Our president promised us skyrocketing energy prices and a new era of “Green Energy”. So far, he has been able to deliver an ever-increasing price for energy, and with the crisis in Eastern Europe, we can anticipate a continuing rise … Continue reading

Posted in Anti-Americanism, Communism, Economy, Europe, Gay Marriage, Military, Obamanomics, Oil, Russia | Tagged , , , | 127 Comments | 1,183 views
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