Monthly Archives: November 2011

World Trust

Christine Lagarde, the current managing director of the IMF, was interviewed in a segment on last night’s 60 Minutes. She made a comment that particularly resonated to me- “When my father passed away and then when later on I gave … Continue reading

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It’s Mine

Here I am, up late for me. I have my headphones on. I have to tell you, they’re Bose and OMG I love them, yes I do, they send a thrill right up my splintered, materialistic spine. See, my dirty … Continue reading

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Intermission Gratitude

Thank you for spending irreplaceable minutes of your lives reading what I write, for engaging me with your comments, and thanks especially to those bloggers whose good grace and humor is a continuing source of inspiration. I really appreciate input … Continue reading

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News Flash?

Reuters reports that our esteemed Congress of Charlatans is unlikely to investigate what service Newt Gingrich provided to Freddie Mac. Truly? I don’t want Congress wasting any more of my tax dollars on what is readily discernible by the most … Continue reading

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Freedom Disappears

My middle-aged friends are freakin’ out man. We are the establishment, not the elite, and we’re appalled. It’s gone and we never saw it leaving. http://www.businessinsider.com/imminent-threat-2011-11 http://www.ustream.tv/TheOther99 When I first flew in to Changi Airport, 28 years ago, I was … Continue reading

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Scathing Criticism

The following link was sent to me today. The criticism made me uncomfortable because it  describes the disgrace of my generation and our overall failure. It is an enlightening commentary. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/guest-voices/post/penn-state-my-final-loss-of-faith/2011/11/11/gIQAwmiIDN_blog.html?hpid=z8  

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Poignant November

   

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Newtie is a Cutie

We are in dire straits indeed if the best Republican candidates in the country are the deranged, egomaniacs currently on parade. Obama must wake in the middle of the night overcome by uncontrollable spasms of laughter. Politics as a Confederacy … Continue reading

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Charlatans Supreme

Hang onto your hats and cover your backsides. The US Supreme Court has taken on the task of hearing arguments in the matter of the individual mandate (purchase health insurance or receive a fine), included in the Patient Protection and … Continue reading

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40 Years of BS

If things have changed in the past 40 years, they haven’t improved at all. My mother used to tell me, before she died (I’d be receptive to a conversation now but it is an unlikely event), that she was worried … Continue reading

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