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james-jouppi's picture
Mar.19.2014
  This is a copy of an e-mail I sent just today.  My respondent told me to give this a rest, but I'd like to use it as a starting point for this blog which, hopefully, will become more relevant to the present time.     Goliath,    Thanks for that, but lt leaves me with...
bob-mustin's picture
Mar.05.2014
The Atlantic, March 2014   In a world in which magazines are closing their doors daily, a few have found the key to success, and The Atlantic seems to have that key firmly in its grasp. What makes its mojo work, then? Simple - find a way to entertain as it informs, and do so in a...
hank-quense's picture
Feb.09.2014
  New Jersey has been in the headlines recently because of scandals involving Governor Christie's staff.  We asked FNN crime reporter Guiseppe, “Joey the Nose” Linguine to investigate and determine if any other states are as bad as New Jersey is in terms of political corruption and...
monty-heying's picture
Feb.05.2014
What if Daisy had chosen Gatsby over Tom? The romatics among us say she should have  because Gatsby proved he loved her. It is an interesting choice--a boundaryless imposter, a poser, a ridiculous pink suit-wearing, yellow Cord-driving,  criminal adulteror with a warped romantic obsession...
phil-naessens's picture
Jan.27.2014
There aren't any gay people living in Sochi, Russia. At least not according to the mayor of Sochi that is. "We don't have them (emphasis mine) in our town". That's good to know, isn't it? Now we can all  relax now that the mayor of Sochi has declared there aren't any of them hanging about....
will-durst's picture
Jan.20.2014
Avast me mateys. Off the starboard bow. Thar she blows. Looks like the Chris Christie juggernaut hit its first iceberg. And harpoons are flying in from multiple quarters. Back on the Jersey Shore, Hillary Clinton’s people and Rand Paul’s people are partying so loud and hard, Snooki and JWoww’s...
dixie-swanson's picture
Dec.02.2013
When I wrote “The Accidental President Trilogy,” I wanted to entertain. But I also wanted Americans to see our power to change how government runs, regardless of party. We are not doomed to be a nation in decline. With a little gumption, we can hand this nation to our children and...
bruce-douglas-reeves's picture
Dec.02.2013
            Ukraine presented two faces, like those ancient Greek masks, when we were there in October: smiling toward western Europe on one side and toward Russia and the east on the other.  Now, the country seems to hurtling toward a decision...
fran-lewis's picture
Nov.10.2013
The Pendulum of Justice: Dale and Kaila Halling A young woman whose life hangs in the balance as the book opens up with the fate of one woman in the hands of an invention that has been buried by the government. We meet Hank Rangar the head of Houdini Security as he takes the reader through his...
suellen-ocean's picture
Oct.16.2013
Around the time of the Civil War, a fellow came up with a way to recycle old carpets. He made satchels out of them. These satchels became a hot item, a trendy must-have for travelers. When you saw one of these colorful carpetbags, you knew that person was a traveler. But the carpet bag soon became...