Author Archives: Chuck Stanley

About Chuck Stanley

Dr. Charlton (Chuck) Stanley is a board certified forensic psychologist, with interests in aviation psychology, peace officer selection and training, ethics and communication skills.

Eclipse Day is upon us. Is a dragon going to eat the sun?

  by Chuck Stanley Unless you live in a cave somewhere, with no way to connect to the outside world, you know the total solar eclipse will be here tomorrow. The countdown is picking up speed. If you are near … Continue reading

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Flowers of the Forest – A short history of an historical lament, and this time it is personal

by Chuck Stanley It was September 9, 1513. The place was, and still is, a meadowland on a low hill just south of the village of Branxton, Northumberland, UK.  If one looks at satellite images of the area, you can … Continue reading

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We have a new writer – Steve Searls

by Chuck Stanley Steven D. Searls, better known as ‘Steven D’ in the blogosphere, has been a prolific contributor to several prominent blogs. Steve has written close to 1,500 blog posts on a variety of topics. He has agreed to … Continue reading

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Why Trump won’t quit. He can’t.

by Chuck Stanley Since last November 9, there has been widespread speculation, complete with polls and betting pools, whether Trump will last six months or a year. There has been speculation whether he might resign, or be removed from office … Continue reading

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Cruel is the snow that sweeps Glencoe…

by Chuck Stanley This is the story of a mass murder. A story of politics, of deceit, of a fearful leader, murder, honor by soldiers in the middle of a massacre, dishonor by their commanding officer, and of a cover-up. … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Mary Beth Stanley, 1968 – 2016: “Think of Me”

Her name was Mary Beth Stanley. I am her father, and she was the older of my two daughters. Please remember her. No child was ever wanted more. I was reluctant to have another kid, because money was tight and … Continue reading

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New Zealand Firefighters perform a powerful Haka for those lost on 9-11

by Chuck Stanley The Fire Service of New Zealand does the traditional Haka ceremonial war dance for their comrades who are about to do the annual Memorial Stair Climb of the Skytower. This climb is to celebrate the lives of … Continue reading

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