David E. Steiner

Retired USAF, Teacher, Dad, Grandfather, Curmudgeon

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SOME THOUGHTS ON LIBERTY FROM A RECENT TRIP

“Land of the free and home of the brave.” It’s sung at every tub-thumping patriotic athletic contest, often very badly. But we’re more interested in shouting “Play ball!” than thinking about what that phrase means. It came to mind recently when I was in the TSA line at Denver International Airport. I had a (clean) handkerchief in my pocket. Everything else was scanned, but when I stood in the scanner with my arms up in the surrender position and I stepped out, I was confronted by a middle aged TSA man (as of September 2014 the starting salary for a TSO is $25,773 to $38,660) who proceeded to lecture me for several minutes about what he meant by “everything.”

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VETERANS AFFAIRS MEETINGS

Vietnam Veterans Chapter 1071 meets on the 3rd Saturday of each month at the Elks Lodge #1777, 1455 Newland St, Lakewood, CO at 10 AM. On that Saturday the Elks serve an excellent breakfast starting at 8:00 AM, $6. Our mission: “Never again will one generation of veterans abandon another.”

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