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    Stop the Self-Flagellation in Guise of "Solidarity"-An Open Letter to my College Dean

    Stop the Self-Flagellation in Guise of "Solidarity"-An Open Letter to my College Dean The Dean of the University wrote, in substance “The persistent violence against people of color in this country needs to end, and as an institution with a founding principle dedicated to education for “any...
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    Can One Be a Leftist or Liberal and Believe in the Monarchy and the CPC?

    I am an liberal or leftist (not sure of which is a better term) who believes in the Constitution, supporting democracies as allies, and many deep-rooted American values. Mostly, I am an American and believe this is one of the greatest countries on earth. America got that way because of the...
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    Pepperoni Pizza and Seagulls Don't Mix (Pardon for Defecation Enabler)

    40 Sea Gulls Wrecked His Hotel Room. 17 Years Later, a Pepperoni Pardon. When Nick Burchill left a suitcase full of pepperoni by an open window, the room filled with seagulls. The seagulls of course did what seagulls do. The results will amaze. Personally I believe in the right of free...
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    When Should a Parent Tell Son That Father is Dying ('72-'73)

    I wrote this earlier last month. I didn't know this forum well enough to know where to put it. I posted an update to what happened on this day 45 years ago. Both the December 15 portion and the December 31-January 1 portion merit comment. Thus while I did not keep a diary I posted it in...
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    Long Divided, Iran Unites Against Trump and Saudis in a Nationalist Fervor (Really?)

    Long Divided, Iran Unites Against Trump and Saudis in a Nationalist Fervor Reading the article (excerpt below) one would think that Iran was a mild-mannered country stirred to fury by Trump's election and minor changes in Saudi Arabia. You wouldn't know that this was a country that: 1. Held...
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    Open Letter re: United Nations; Time to Skedaddle

    Dear Mssrs. Obama, Cameron and Harper: I am writing about some serious developments recently reported in the news media that both seem to seriously undermine U.S. and Western foreign policy and pose a serious existential threat to Israel. In a New York Times article dated April 2, 2011 and...
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    Muslim advocates charge NYPD is racially profiling in raids tied,

    Muslim advocates charge NYPD is racial profiling in Queens raids tied to alleged Zazi terror plot (link) BY Henrick Karoliszyn and Samuel Goldsmith DAILY NEWS WRITERS Updated Saturday, October 10th 2009, 4:52 PM Recent terror raids in Queens have led to a spike in fear and racial...
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    Political Correctness is Killing Both our Countries

    Does anyone remember a time when small and few words did the job of describing a situation or person accurately? Words like "idiot", "moron", "imbecile", or "lunatic"? Simple English words, that were used popularly and were part of legislation. The words had commonly understood meaning. Words...