Archive / January, 2013

Covert Matters Digest

Covert Matters  Digest    

From Gorgeous George, Charlie Keller to Beyoncé

By Harry M. Covert

Back in the olden days as the hot blood of youth began to bubble and gurgle, I learned at an early age when something seems too good to be true, it usually is.

The old saw remains on the money and in these days young and old alike continue to be fooled. And they like it no matter how preposterous such claims and promises may be.

At our house we were the first family to have a television set. It was a 14-inch black and white Westinghouse brand.… Read More

What hath the D.A.R.’s Merry Wright Wrought?

READER ALERT: The Covert Letter published a two-part series April  30  and May 3, 2012, on a brewing controversy within the hallowed halls of the Daughters of the American Revolution in Washington, D. C.  Word had leaked that it was removing the name of Jesus Christ from the Chaplain’s Missal and those who learned of the proposal began circulating the secret to other chapters. It became a matter that would certainly threaten membership; friendships were stretched to their limits as it rose to an emotional peak.

The controversy waned until this morning (Jan. 3, 2012). In case you missed it, FoxnewsReporter Todd Starnes revealed the D.A.R.… Read More