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Maybe There Is Hope After All

Maybe There Is Hope After All

A few weeks back, The Bride and I had to fly from Seattle to San Francisco and then on to Boston. The experience at SEA-TAC was the worst I’ve encountered…

Donuts and Life with Jeff Katz

Donuts and Life with Jeff Katz

  By: Jeff Katz – July, 2015 My usual writing ritual involves a hot cup of coffee, extra cream, no sugar in a specific mug. If that coffee is not…

What’s Happened to Our Humanity? by Jeff Katz

What’s Happened to Our Humanity? by Jeff Katz

By: Jeff Katz – June, 2015 In early May, the Beegle family of Portland, Oregon was flying home from Orlando, Florida. Mom and dad with two children in tow. What…

Baltimore is Burning – The War Against Police

Baltimore is Burning – The War Against Police

By: Jef Katz – May, 2015 As I write this column, we see terrible acts of violence and radical activity in the City of Baltimore. Buildings are being looted and…

Park This Way

Park This Way

By: Jeff Katz – April, 2015 There’s a great viral video going around that shows the worst job of parking a car in the history of parking cars. We see…

The Issue of Islam

The Issue of Islam

By: Jeff Katz, March, 2105 The President recently delivered a powerful speech in which he called for a reformation within Islam. He pointed out over and over again, that certain…

A Leader in the Corner Office – Jeff Katz

A Leader in the Corner Office – Jeff Katz

By: Jeff Katz – February, 2014 Somehow, some way we made it through a massive blizzard without once seeing Andrea Cabral or her waving fan. I don’t how we did…

The Truth About The Ferguson Shooting ~ Jeff Katz

The Truth About The Ferguson Shooting ~ Jeff Katz

By: Jeff Katz – December, 2014 There are quite literally thousands of interactions between citizens and law enforcement officers every single day in the United States. Unless you are the…

Put on Your Big Boy Pants ~ By Jeff Katz

Put on Your Big Boy Pants ~ By Jeff Katz

  By: Jeff Katz – November, 2104  Just a few days after the 2014 midterm elections and the reverberations are being felt all over the country. People everywhere are hearing…

A Special Kind of Incompetence – By Jeff Katz

A Special Kind of Incompetence – By Jeff Katz

By: Jeff Katz: October, 2014 On the heels of the most major security breach to ever take place at The White House we see the first ever case of Ebola…

Farewell Robin Williams – By Jeff Katz

Farewell Robin Williams – By Jeff Katz

One of the must watch TV shows when I was growing up was “Happy Days.” I still remember the oldest brother Chuck Cunningham simply vanishing without a trace after the…

Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

By: Jeff Katz – August, 2014 As I sit down to write this month’s column for The Valley Patriot, I’ve just enjoyed a wonderful day. Early this morning I wished…

Humanitarian Crisis? Try Invasion!

Humanitarian Crisis? Try Invasion!

By: Jeff Katz – July, 2014 When you look for the definition of a nation, you immediately will see that there is mention of a specified piece of territory with…

Real Heroes

Real Heroes

By: Jeff Katz – June, 2014 Memorial Day always reminds me of my favorite veteran, my Dad. While my Dad was long past his active duty days by the time…

So Much for Free Speech and the 1st Amendment

So Much for Free Speech and the 1st Amendment

By: Jeff Katz – May, 2014 Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a Somali native, was born in to a devout Muslim family. She was raised in the religion and has maintained that…

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