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It’s Been a While

How has it been almost 2 years?  As you get older time definitely does move at a much different pace.  I am not back in the US, though I did visit for one month.  No, I finally broke down and … Continue reading

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The dogma of hate and division

Humanity is in trouble. More accurately, what we classify as modern society is on the verge of collapse. I wish I were delusional or overstating the issues I am seeing. I wish it were my playlist impacting my mood, holiday … Continue reading

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The Stone Age

My eldest daughter had an assignment this week in e second grade class to develop a collaborative set of school rules for the class. In her rough draft she had one simple rule, free iPads for all students. When I … Continue reading

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Social Incivility

People are sheep, or so the saying goes. Another is monkey see, monkey do. Analogies are fine but often get lost in the translation, that being of encoding and decoding a thought through a communication channel. People are heard animals, … Continue reading

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Patriotism, Business, and Political Points of View

What is patriotism? What is the first image that pops into your head? For people of my end of the generation, born pre to 1970, the vast majority will have images of the flag, Statue of Liberty, the Norman Rockwell … Continue reading

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What Evils May Come

This week we were witness to yet another abomination to all religions, except for the anti-religions. The main stream media seems to have very short term selective memories. Just under 10 years ago Muslim extremists of radical Islam, Islamists, were … Continue reading

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Andrea Mitchell – You Lie! with the help of MSNBC of course

OMG! How long has it been since I posted a blog here? Years? What happened? Call it a combination of Great FW of China syndrome, work, and of course, parenting. But I digress. What has forced me to break my … Continue reading

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Crime, Consequences, and Social Acceptance

Call me old fashioned, call me a Neanderthal, call me a relic, I particularly don’t care because I know I am right.  If this year’s seasons are to have meaning, revolution spring for example, then this summer is flashpoint summer.  … Continue reading

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Lost Determination

One of my long standing personal codes is to wait a week before commenting on a large event.  For one, I am not a reporter or passing along information but opinions and observations.  The amount of misinformation and speculation is … Continue reading

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Ideologue

ideologue n. an adherent to or advocate of some ideologysource: Webster Dictionary.org My last US based location before my move was Wisconsin.  Having lived there 6 years I have become connected with with it and its politics much more than … Continue reading

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