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Kind and Generous People

There is an old saying that I have always taken to heart, “Guests and fish smell bad after three days.” To avoid “smells” it has been my practice to invited guests for less than three days, and to be a … Continue reading

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Another Blow against the First Amendment

Since the beginning of the United States of America, the Supreme Court acts as a watchdog of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. The decisions of the Court are sacrosanct. By and large, the Court does a good job … Continue reading

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Looking for an Answer

The other day, my son and I were having a meal together – a rare occasion. Between bites, he told me the plot of the latest science fiction movie that he watched. He wanted to know, if, like the characters … Continue reading

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Besame…

The first time that I heard the ballad, “Besame, Besame Mucho” I was a kid in the 1940’s. At the time, I thought that it the song was sung in Italian because the words meant, “kiss me”. At that time … Continue reading

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The Italians

The Italians are proving once more that democracy is a game that they like to play, but that they do not take seriously as a vehicle for the establishment of just laws. After World War II, they had at least … Continue reading

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South Dakota and Me

Several months ago, I planned to join a tour of South Dakota in order to visit a United States of America icon, Mount Rushmore. Visiting that site was never on my “to do” list, but having visited China, Japan, India, … Continue reading

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Out of Control

  Usually I enjoy the wit, intelligence and the research in Op-Ed pieces written by Gail Collins for the NYT. Today, however, I was disappointed, probably because Ms Collins appeared to be defending all of Planned Parenthood’s services, especially its … Continue reading

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