Opinion Category

The right to bare arms

Update on October 29: The police in Waco, Texas have just released extensive video footage of the shootout between two biker clubs last year that led to dozens of deaths, injuries and arrests. I suggest that those who advocate that every one of us bear arms take a good, long, hard look at that entire […]

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Glimpsing the future

Word Press is constantly changing.  So is Flickr.  Some of these tweaks are improvements and others have just been silly and annoying.  This week, WP tells me that you, my treasured community, like it best when I post on Fridays at 9 am Pacific time.  OK! I hear you and your wish is my command. […]

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Super Mario

This is an unusual way to launch 2015 but as I have said, I plan to write about whatever pops up each week and this struck me as important.  For one thing, Mario Cuomo was the governor of my home state, New York, and for another he is the kind of progressive that I aspire […]

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Moment to movement

As I said last week, plus ça change, plus ça change, LOL. If you would just as soon avoid having to think about more weighty topics today, come back next time for something perhaps more lighthearted. 😉 Last weekend I had a troubling discussion with a woman I met while waiting on a long, long line of people at a super sale, buying […]

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Oblivio Oblivias Obliviat

I am no Latin scholar, despite having studied it for four years in high school.  I took Latin because I planned to be a psychologist or psychiatrist and as such it was recommended that one of our two required languages be either Latin or German.  One of my quirks is that I have to love […]

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