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Author: Dr. Fred Eichelman

Belle Boyd: A Rebel Above The Mold

It has been fifty years since I first studied about this unusual Confederate spy and one hundred eighteen years since her death. I say unusual as hers is not a pro South, pro slavery story, in...

Dr. Fred Eichelman: My Contribution to the War On Poverty

Some may ask how did a nice conservative like you ever get involved helping run a multi million dollar federal program? It wasn’t easy. During my decades in the field of education there was a...

Sherlock Holmes and The Want of a Nail Case

From the notes of Dr. John Watson (as discovered by Dr. Fred Eichelman) I had not been by to see my old friend Sherlock Holmes for a few weeks due to travel and felt neglectful. No sooner were...

Dr. Fred Eichelman: Many of the Problems Surrounding the Great War Still Exist

A favorite period of mine to study in history has been Europe from l900 to 1920. It is a period very much mirrored today and a time when we had the start of the greatest war known to mankind. It...

Why We Believe in Angels Was Proven Again Today

Frankly this is a day we could have done without. Disaster struck on the way home from a medical appointment for my hearing. On the way our SUV died. Smoking and bucking so Carolyn and I, on my...

Why Is More Not Being Done About PTSD?

Though Memorial Day has passed we need to commemorate those who gave their lives for our freedom every day. Additionally to recognize that the casualties of war do not end with a cease fire and a...

A Case For Free Play

“Come with me and you’ll be In a world of pure imagination…”  –Gene Wilder in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory There are many reasons to not envy kids in school...

One (Legal) Alien’s Warning to America

An Anonymous Message to PolitiChicks I guess I should not admit that my family and I were legal aliens who applied for entry to this country, then paid our dues and became citizens after waiting...

Past Presidents Compared to Trump (Politics and Aging Are Not For Political Wimps)

John 21:18 NKJ “Most assuredly, I say to you, when you were younger, you girded yourself and walked where you wished; but when you are old you will stretch out your hands, and another will gird...

Book Review: Creeds, Codes and Cowboy Commandments: TV’s B-Western Heroes Rules To Live By

PolitiChicks has had several very important articles about Hollywood hypocrisy and sexism which were eye openers. Yes, there were things we may have read about in the past but did not take...

Must-See DVD Movie Review: Let There Be Light Starring and Directed by Kevin Sorbo

Last year a brilliant Christian film was released, Let There Be Light, that unfortunately did not hit all the theaters that it should have. Some like this writer had to make 30 mile trip to see...

Billy Graham’s Major Message To The World: “God Loves You.”

Not being a theologian and knowing that Politichicks has a stable of brilliant writers who are likely on this subject now I hesitated to put in my two cents about “The Nation’s Pastor.”  However...

Political Correctness: The Height of Censorship

As a kid in a small Virginia town in the forties this writer thought the coolest job was the town policeman. He got to preview films during the afternoon before they were shown to the local...

Hate Fanaticism Could Destroy Our Nation

When we think of fandom the image usually makes us think of the sports and the entertainment worlds, however there is another form of fandom that can be deadly. Political fandom when it...

Bullying, The New National Pastime

by Dr. Fred & Carolyn Eichelman In not too many weeks it will be baseball season and for some that remains the national pastime. We cannot claim that as a fact today and surprisingly it isn’t...

Sherlock Holmes and the FISA Memo Case

More Notes From Dr. John Watson as Discovered by Dr. Fred Eichelman I never thought my friend Sherlock Holmes would care to leave London for another ride in that infernal H.G. Wells time...

“No Mr. Bond, I Expect You to be Politically Correct!” Auric Goldfinger

  Millennials have a new target: James Bond. The early Bond films are being called sexist in plot and Sean Connery has been described as “basically a rapist.” The women in the Bond films are seen...

“What’s in a Profane?” (Shakespeare Revised)

Growing up I was in a generation when mothers put soap in your mouth if your language was unclean. It was usually a lesson quickly learned. What is interesting today is listening to so many foul...