Many of you know I publish a weekly newspaper in Lake Geneva Wisconsin

It grew from the desire to share NEWS with our neighbors unencumbered by any financial pressure from advertisers or public entities,
and also be a platform for me to share my thoughts publicly, regarding the state of Local, State and National affairs.

The Geneva Shore Report is printed every Wednesday and distributed throughout the Lake Geneva, Wisconsin area.

We also post the articles on our website,

The Geneva Shore Report

Below are Opinion/Editorials from the past and present. Enjoy and feel free to comment pro and con. Sane and mature dialog is the cornerstone of one of our greatest Freedoms.

A Celebratory Weekend? – Editorial June 20, 2020

A Celebratory Weekend? – Editorial June 20, 2020

Celebration Let's see, and consider, what is going on right now in the nation on the longest day of the year. Yesterday was Juneteenth, a holiday almost nobody knew about because, somehow, the freeing of the slaves back in 1865 was never publicly appreciated. That day...

John Bolton who? Editorial, June 12, 2020

John Bolton who? Editorial, June 12, 2020

John Bolton who? This guy, resigning from the White House in September of last year, was going to be a lightning rod of booming revelation, with respect to Trump's wrongdoings. Oh, I forgot, there was the book he was writing. He had to keep silent while getting ready...

It Is All About the Money…

It Is All About the Money…

All About the Money It is about the money. Where did it come from? First two trillion, and now three more. The gross revenue from all sources for the country was only 20 trillion. The total taxes collected in 2019 was 3.46 trillion. In 2018 it was 3.22 trillion. Where...

Science and Truth… Editorial, May 18, 2020

Science and Truth… Editorial, May 18, 2020

If history and science have taught us anything, it is that passion and desire are not the same as truth. E.O Wilson There is no 'Truth' in Science. There is only a repeat performance of experiences and experiments to confirm that things tested give every appearance...

Friends and Friendship, Editorial by James Strauss

Friends and Friendship, Editorial by James Strauss

FRIENDS OF THE FRIENDLESS OPINION/EDITORIAL from my Newspaper, The Geneva Shore Report, January 8, 2020 There was once a bit of humor portrayed by two hoboes talking to one another on a park bench.  They were having one of those not uncommon hobo conversations about...

Intellect, Editorial from the Geneva Shore Report

Intellect, Editorial from the Geneva Shore Report

OPINION/EDITORIAL INTELLECT   First published in the Geneva Shore Report, January 1, 2020: INTELLECT Your definition is as good as anybody else’s definition of that word.  What does it really mean to be smart, relative to other humans or even beings alive on this...

I Did The Thing… Vietnam

I Did The Thing… Vietnam

I did the thing in a country called Vietnam. I went on from there to have a fairly wild and messy but distinguished career in the CIA. How come, after all that, and publishing my story in books and more, I am expected on such social communication sites like this, to...