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To Thine Own Self Be True!

Magic Johnson and I have one thing in common–  neither of us is going to a Los Angeles Clippers game any time soon.  Los Angeles Clippers owner, for now, Donald Sterling and I also appear to share something–   neither of … Continue reading

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Eugenics! It’s Not Just For Breakfast Anymore!

The term eugenics conjures visions of evil in today’s world.  Literally meaning “good birth” from the Greek words eu (good) and genos (birth), eugenics is study of improving the human race, particularly through selective breeding.  Images of the atrocities committed … Continue reading

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I’m Sorry! That’s What I Meant to Say!

She was very pleasant on the phone!  Her smile and courtesy reflected in her voice as she sweetly explained the whole procedure to a customer.  Then young receptionist said, “You’re quite welcome!” in response to an obvious hearty “thank you” … Continue reading

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Glorious Pistorius!

It reads like a movie pitch.  A double-amputee Olympic runner who supposedly guns down his girlfriend by accident on none other than Valentine’s Day.  As the movie dawns on the screen, a beat up 1959 Peugeot convertible rolls up to … Continue reading

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Unsocial Insecurity!

Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act on August 14, 1935 which was approved by the U.S. Congress as a part of a series of domestic programs known as the New Deal. Social Security was initially designed as a … Continue reading

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Redskins say “UGG!”

“Nor arm, nor face, nor any other part belonging to a man. O, be some other name! What’s in a name? that which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet;” When Shakespeare wrote Romeo and … Continue reading

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Split Second Into Eternity!

Fifty years ago, the world was stunned with the news of a heinous homicide that haunts many of us to this day–  the assassination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy.  Throughout the last fifty years, many tried to explain what exactly … Continue reading

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Die Letzte Zigarette!

Unlike eggs, cigarettes constantly lose ground decade after decade regarding their impact on your health.  Eggs are an “on again, off again” affair.  Eggs were good for you in the 1950’s, but bad for you in the 60’s, came back … Continue reading

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Less Government, Fewer Laws and More Freedom!

In a growing world, there is a general cry for smaller government and less interference with daily living.  In a complicated society such as ours, this seems to make good sense.  After all, history is wrought with examples of powerful, … Continue reading

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Oh I Wish I Was A “Carlos Danger” Wiener!

There’s one that represents you.  Maybe he or she lives nearby.  Maybe he or she represents a handful of people, may be millions.  Who you ask?  The self-serving politician!  Not all politicians are bad, especially on the local level, but … Continue reading

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