Monthly Archives: September 2012


From Michelle Obama:    “We cannot let anyone discourage us from casting our ballots. We cannot let anyone make us feel unwelcome in the voting booth. It is up to us to make sure that in every election, every voice … Continue reading

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Sabers and epees and foils. Oh, my.

“In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the militaryindustrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist”. Dwight D. Eisenhower (General of … Continue reading

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What did I do?

This isn’t the blog I said I was going to write, but this one is writing itself. The “I” in the title refers to you. To all of us. It’s the question each and every one of us should be … Continue reading

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Of Tax Returns and Birth Certificates

I rarely post on Facebook and when I do, I’m reminded why. The current brouhaha on my page started with the simple thought that I find it more relevant to see a presidential candidate’s tax returns than his birth certificate. … Continue reading

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Ten Years After – Re-posted from September 11, 2011

In the 60’s and 70’s, musical Utopia for many of us Boomers, English blues-rock band Ten Years After produced eight Top 40 albums. Their name apropos of the 10-year anniversary of the destruction of WTC, two of their hit songs seem fitting, … Continue reading

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Back to the future

On her Facebook page, a dear friend – who is smart, compassionate, a good wife and mother and generally a terrific person – writes that she is concerned for her children and the $16 Trillion National Debt that will be … Continue reading

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