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.
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 | 642 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 | 437 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 | 770 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 | 1,151 views
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30 Mar

Drifting On A Headwind (A Book Review)

Many of us had romantic dreams of traveling the world, and of having uncommon adventures. Jim Harlan did it, with often little more than the clothes on his back and a natural mechanical ability. He and his brother left Northern … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Book Review, Culture, Daily Distraction, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Global Regions, Mexico, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 8 Comments | 205 views
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16 Nov

Our Surprise

Delta’s House was on Riverside Drive; during the last of the 19th Century, the homes were considered mansions. One by one they were torn down and replaced with Gone With the Wind replicas. Eventually, only Delta’s house was left, and … Continue reading

Posted in American Exceptionalism, Culture of Corruption, Daily Distraction, Deception and Lies, Media, Scandals, Socialism | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments | 538 views
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4 Nov

Frenchy Gets Married

The trappers north of the Peace River knew each other fairly well, even if we never met. You knew men by their reputations. The traplines were huge and you rarely saw anyone during the winter, except for neighboring trappers. A … Continue reading

Posted in Barack Obama, Canada, Culture, Daily Distraction, Deception and Lies, Education, Entertainment, Feminism, Freedom, Race | Tagged , , , , | 8 Comments | 481 views
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31 Oct

Pointless Terrorism

The Cajun people of Louisiana are some of my favorite people; at one point in my life, I considered dropping out and joining this group of hard living hedonists, but my straight laced Mennonite indoctrination still had a tenuous hold … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Anti-Americanism, Barack Obama, counterinsurgency, Daily Distraction, Foreign Policy, Libya, Middle East, Military, multiculturalism, Radical Relationships, Syria | Tagged , | 8 Comments | 528 views
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27 Oct

Finding Family Values and Connecting With Reality

 A Children’s Story: Read it to your children or grandchildren or let them read it: The girls were off from school for the Christmas holidays. They were up early and getting ready to help their dad feed the cattle; … Continue reading

Posted in Anti-Americanism, Education, Indoctrination, Personal | Tagged , , | 15 Comments | 389 views
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24 Oct

She Wore Silver Thimbles

July 12, 1860 An excerpt from the Oregon Trail Journal of Sable Murphree: : My beloved Caleb came down with the Cholera two nights ago; I fear he will die in a few hours. He fights bravely to hang on, … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Daily Distraction, Feminism, Freedom, Gay Marriage, History, Race | Tagged , , | 13 Comments | 342 views
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