Monthly Archives: June 2014

The Middle East, Again

It seems that the Middle East is all stired up again. Syria, Iraq, and Afganistan apparently have more money than they know what to do with. They have plenty of men. So why not buy – let us not think … Continue reading

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A Child’s Trust

Yesterday, I visited a church celebrating the feast day of its patron in a city, described more than once over the last 25 years as, “the poorest city in the US” or, “the city with the most homicides”. After the … Continue reading

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How the Mighty Have Fallen

In the early forties, when I was in about the second grade, World War II raged some place overseas. The topics for discussion at lunch among my peers were things like: which were the stronger enemy, the Japs or the … Continue reading

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Court of Public Opion

People in the news media are like giraffes in a zoo. Their heads stick out above the others. Note the owner of a basketball franchise in California. While with his mistress, he made a raciest remark – certainly not a … Continue reading

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