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Martin J. Ryan

Quid Pro Quo

A Martin J. Ryan VIEWPOINT. QUID PRO QUO Clintons, Obama, Bilderbergers Not your friends and neighbors. Preface: (Since the names Obama & Clinton appear so frequently in the following text, the fault lies not with me, but with them. Having had to suppress whatever liberal tendencies they may […]

From Rome To ISIS

The Middle East The Natural Order– ISIS– A MARTIN J. RYAN VIEWPOINT: From Rome, Alexander, Jesus, the Crusades, the Ottoman Empire, T. E. Laurence and the Arabs in WWl; to Bush/Cheney and ISIS. My interpretation: The natural order of things is unfeeling calculation. It is a lion’s cost […]

Our Planet Earth

A MARTIN J. RYAN VIEWPOINT: We are alone in that whatever happens to our planet is our responsibility, whether we choose to accept this or not. In order to put this in perspective, imagine a superior intelligence from a remote star system making observations about us and our […]

My Crazy Dream

Big Brother– Snooping— Last night I had this really nutsy dream that I just gotta tell you about. I know this is exceedingly difficult to imagine, but in my dream the digital world did not exist. Nuts, huh? Anyway, there was this Federal Security Bureau, aka the FSB. […]

Maggie And Me 1934

A BIO STORY — Maggie. The Bronx. 1934 The names are fiction (Joey is me), the dialogue is reconstructed, but this bio excerpt is true. Earlier, in more prosperous times, my grandmother had a governess named Maggie, who in turn became my mother’s governess. But then there was […]

Recruiting Terror

Book Excerpt From: THREE AT THE CENTER OF RAGE. As a favor to Charlie, Juan, a weekend nightshift porter, comes down to the windowless locker room in the basement of the bank, and switches on the bright overhead florescent, then bangs three times with malicious delight on one […]

Fall Silent

A MARTIN J. RYAN SHORT STORY There are two of them. One of them is Joe. It has been snowing all day and the forecast is for two to three days of it, which fits neatly into Joe’s plans. The other man has been here two weeks, though […]