Allen Lottinger

Is North Korea changing its tune?

There seems to be good news coming this way from North Korea for the first time in quite a while. After much time of bickering back and forth between the communist dictatorship and our side of the world, there seems to be a possibility our two countries will be able to join together and become partners in a friendly world after all. […]

Allen Lottinger

Nuclear war should not be in our future

President Barack Obama made a welcomed address Friday during a visit to Hiroshima, Japan, about the nuclear bombings that took place at the end of World War II on Aug. 6, 1945 when America dropped a bomb on that city that killed some 170,000 people and three days later on Nagasaki where 70,000 more perished. […]


Honoring our veterans

A young picture of Buddy Keating shows him smiling and enjoying a cigarette on “R and R” in Japan. On the sleeve of his shirt are the visible three chevrons up and two stripes down of a sergeant 1st class–a rank that, today, takes an average of 12 and a half years to attain.

Keating served in the U.S. Army for 21 months. […]