Category Archives: Politics

International Day Of Peace

One of the most disturbing, non-peaceful things about today, is that the vast majority of the world’s inhabitants are not aware that today is the International Day of Peace. At the very most, major news organizations may have a short … Continue reading

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Another Putin Book (Review)

In that it’s good to learn about your enemies, it’s vital to know about a sworn enemy of the United States. That is one of the reasons I have read about Russian President Vladimir Putin. The third book I’ve read … Continue reading

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Discontent

Back before Carnation Dairy was taken over by Nestl√©, their evaporated milk cans featured the slogan, “from contented cows”. I sometimes wondered how farmers ensured that their herds were contented. Wasn’t there a discontented cow or two to be found? … Continue reading

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Giant Of The Senate (Review)

Al Franken’s memoir is one of the very few books I’ve been eager to read because of an author’s appearance on the talk show circuit. I’ve liked Franken ever since his days as a writer/performer on the old “Saturday Night … Continue reading

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I Don’t Know

One of my school chums could never say, “I don’t know”. If one of my friends¬†cornered him on a fabricated answer, he only became more defensive. Gary was actually a pretty intelligent guy. He went on to graduate school and … Continue reading

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Autopsy Of America (Review)

Urbex or urban exploration is a subject that fascinates me, so the book of photographs by Seph Lawless, Autopsy of America had to come home with me. Pathos floods over the mind when pondering the images of this book. This … Continue reading

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Playing By The Rules

One of my cousins was always the banker whenever we played the “Monopoly” board game. The rest of us didn’t like this, but we went along because we didn’t want grandma to hear us quarreling. Sandy said we had to … Continue reading

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