Monthly Archives: December 2019

Vision 2020 Redux

Fifty years ago tonight, I made my one and done Times Square New Year’s Eve appearance. Along with two other friends Lou and PJ, I took the IRT 6 train from the Parkchester station in the Bronx to 42nd St- … Continue reading

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A Star By Any Other Name

As we enter Christmas Week 2019 I am growing nostalgic for some of my recent ways of celebrating Christmas. On this day, for example, the Winter Solstice, I would always post a YouTube of Jethro Tull performing “Ring Out Solstice … Continue reading

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A Nation Divided

There are so many things that divide us. The sources of our divisions are often deep-seated and irreconcilable, and they are all not of recent origin. Many have been formed decades ago. It seems fitting to start with one of … Continue reading

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Why Not Merry Christmas?

I never got the stupidity of Happy Holidays instead of Merry Christmas. This is where the left loses me. It’s not Un-American to wish someone Merry Christmas, and it shouldn’t be offensive either and, if you are, tough shit. I’m … Continue reading

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It’s Seems It’s Really Not That Hard To Make Nixon Look Good

More than forty years ago, when we had a Republican President who obstructed justice, there were members of the Republican Party who were die-hard Nixon supporters. Nevertheless, they convinced him to step down when impeachment was an eventual reality. These … Continue reading

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Infamy

If we still remembered history, we would know the poignancy of the word infamy. Those of us who are boomers cannot hear or read the word without thinking of FDR’s speech following the sneak attack on Pearl Harbor on December … Continue reading

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