Retired RCTC Instructor Tom Ostrom has served as a commentator on KROC-AM since 1992 and has penned a column for the Rochester Post Bulletin. In addition, he is a nationally recognized author of books on the history of the U.S. Coast Guard.
(OPINION) The 2020 Election Will Determine America’s Future
The antithetical philosophies of the candidates and their supporters will lead to very different American futures.
(OPINION) A Plethora of Topics in Contentious Times
This column will itemize events that merit comment as the political world turns.
(OPINION) Political and Law Enforcement Leaders Must Cancel the Chaos
Hopefully, the “Cancel Culture” warriors, rioters, and their Democrat allies will themselves be canceled out before civil liberties, market place capitalism, law and order, and American exceptionalism are expunged.
(OPINION) Riots, Mayhem, Obstructionism, and Existential Threats
The violent riots continue, aided and abetted by Democrat politicians and Leftists who want the disruptions, Covid-19 lockdowns, and economic uncertainties to continue so Trump’s is defeated in 2020.
The World is Upside Down (OPINION)
“The World is Upside Down.” Traditional patriotism and cultural pride are demeaned, American exceptionalism is denied.
The Minnesota Riots and ‘Obamagate’ Investigated (OPINION)
We live in a time were riots and violence are called “free speech.” And where peaceful anti-lockdown protestors are called “violent.”
Trump Team Policies Have been Effective but the Coronavirus Has Devastated America (OPINIO…
During the China Wuhan coronavirus crisis, President Trump and his Team have been extraordinary and effective.
The Media vs Trump in the Coronavirus War (OPINION)
The hatred of President Trump by the left-wing media is so virulent that several of the outlets (like CNN and NPR) have periodically refused to telecast the Trump Team’s Carona Virus news conferences.
Socialism, Capitalism, Bernie, Biden and Trump (OPINION)
The politics and policies of socialism and capitalism are significant issues in the presidential campaign of 2020.
Will Democrats Pay a Price For Pursuing Impeachment? (OPINION)
The impeachment trial in the Senate collapsed when Democrat House impeachment managers, politicians armed with hate, opinions, hearsay, mind-reading, and hypocrisy, had to debate the Senate team of seasoned White House lawyers armed with facts, precedent, law, and evidence.
The Elitist Progressives And Their Failed Wisdom (OPINION)
The Democrat elites in the presidential campaign seem far less educated and informed about what America is, it’s history, and how it works than the "Deplorables"
Will Democrat Resisters and Coup Leaders Pay a Price (OPINION)
Anti-Trumpers in the Democrat House impeachment hearings and in the Deep State realms of the FBI, intelligence agencies, and State Department, seem to believe that President Trump is not to supposed to make or change domestic and foreign policy.
The Arrogant Elites vs President Trump and Deplorables (OPINION)
The privileged, intellectual elites in the media, academia, politics, and government are part of the anti-Trump “Swamp.” They are fervent in their mission to take down President Trump, nullify the 2016 election, contaminate the 2020 vote, and silence Trump’s supporters.
Democrat, Hate, Obstruction, and Demonization (Opinion)
It seems that the Democrat campaign strategy for the coming election year is a continued barrage of hate, obstruction, and demonization.