David Kamioner

About David Kamioner

David Kamioner is a veteran of U.S. Army intelligence, serving with the Pershing Nuclear Brigade and the First Infantry Division. Subsequent to that he worked as a political consultant for over 15 years and ran a homeless shelter for veterans in Philadelphia for over four years. He is a public relations consultant in Washington, D.C. and lives in Annapolis, MD.

Color Me Crony

Federal set-asides, contracts specifically awarded by government-labeled minorities based on gender and race, are an everyday occurrence here in Washington, D.C. Over the decades, the race hustling lobby has cut itself in for some serious federal contract action abetted by a willing quid pro quo from Democrats in Congress and friendly denizens in the executive

By | 2019-12-01T18:30:55-07:00 December 1st, 2019|Tags: |

Toward a New Cynicism

When I was a teenager my kid sister and I came up with a concept we called CST. You see, my Cuban mom was always late. No matter what the occasion she reliably could be expected to be chronologically unreliable. Usually by about 30-45 minutes. So we conceived of the concept of “Cuban Standard Time.”

By | 2019-10-01T18:52:07-07:00 October 1st, 2019|Tags: |

A Sycophantic Generation

Over the last two decades or so, a strange phenomenon has reversed a cultural trend some 60 years in the making. Beginning in the 1950s with the ascendance of teenage rebellion, and on to the 1960s counterculture, American youth took a naturally antagonistic view of their elders. When it came to politics, culture, literature, film,

By | 2019-09-20T19:05:55-07:00 September 20th, 2019|Tags: |

False Crucibles

Every generation in modern American and, indeed, Western history has had its crucibles. We’ve had the Great War, the Depression, World War II, Korea, Vietnam, the Cold War, and various economic crises and foreign policy challenges. There always have been existential threats to our society requiring maximum exertion. Through that hardening effort and the concurrent

By | 2019-08-28T19:40:38-07:00 August 28th, 2019|Tags: |

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