Author Archives: michael.m

California’s Pension Crisis Climbs to a Cliff

The pension crisis in California grows precipitously in its two major pension funds.  CALSTRS and CALPERS. While the fund managers claim a growth rate of 7.5%, they only achieved 0.61% last fiscal

Seal Team 6 Trains to Eradicate North Korean Dictator

U.S. and S. Korean forces are currently training on the Korean peninsula.  Specials Forces such as Army Rangers, Green Beret, SEALs and more are training.  Perhaps some with a mission to eliminate

Orson Welles Interview

My Best Fourth of July Ever – Honoring a Veteran

Our Heroes are everywhere. They pass by us at the market. They work for us. They walk our streets. I’m talking about the men and women of our Armed Forces who serve

5 Tactics China Uses to Asserts Its Power in the South China Sea

China is asserting itself on the world stage but with a 21st Century strategy. Striving to resurrect its former glory as a power after a century of foreign domination, World War and

China Plays Its Hand Against Japan with Conflict in the Senkaku Islands

The Communist People’s Republic of China is confronting its neighbors and the United States in the Pacific. But how strong is their muscle in the fight? And, to paraphrase John McClane from

Martial Arts: Bill Wallace vs. Jackie Chan in 1985 Protector

I had the pleasure of meeting and training with Bill “Superfoot” Wallace in a seminar.  He’s smart, fast and very nice.  

World War II – Japanese Side Footage in Color!

World War II Submarines

I just love World War II submarine films.  I’ve seen them all. Been trying to figure out how to do one for years – the plans are in the works as they

Novel: “A Cold Death: An Aristotle Witzer Mystery”

Synopsis:  In Paris, American film student Adele Longet is murdered. Aristotle Witzer, a Defense Analyst new to America’s Paris embassy, gets a late night call to get a police report. Witzer is