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T.G.I.V.
Thank God It’s Vacation time! While the media continues to give this President the attention he craves, I’m unplugging from it all. In the meantime, I’ve selected some of the most popular commentaries. From the Philippines to Saudi Arabia; from the Netherlands to the United States, all continue to receive strong interest. I’ll return after Labor Day. The Mueller Report,...
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July 26, 2019
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Here We Go
Well, it’s the bottom of the ninth, two outs. Time to bring in the top gun! For roughly five hours, all media will be consumed by the testimony of Robert Mueller sitting before two House committees. Here’s what the president said yesterday about former federal prosecutor/FBI chief Robert Mueller and his report. “There’s a lot of conflicts, he’s got. He...
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July 24, 2019
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The Echo of Fascism
“SEND HER BACK! SEND HER BACK! SEND HER BACK!” We’ve heard it all before. “LOCK HER UP! LOCK HER UP! LOCK HER UP!” You may laugh it off, but this is what fascism sounds like. Don’t be fooled just because there are no tanks in the streets or brown shirts running around arresting people. Fascism,  » Read more about: The Echo...
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July 22, 2019
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“Has Anyone Seen a Hasselblad Floating by?”
Tomorrow marks the 50th anniversary that two men landed on the surface of the moon. It’s impossible to overemphasize the extraordinary achievement that took place 50 years ago this week. Technical skills aside, the courage that three men took was beyond anything that had ever been attempted. And yet, the men, inside their Columbia space craft, found the time to...
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July 19, 2019
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July 16, 1969, 6:32 a.m.
In my mind, only a handful of moments in the last 50 years are iconic. The launch of Apollo 11 and subsequent landing of the first men on an extraterrestrial surface certainly remains one of the few for several reasons: excellence in planning, mathematics, physics, physical training, creativity, engineering and the courage it took for the three explorer-astronauts. On an...
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July 16, 2019
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One Face of Justice
This is Ben Ferencz, and at 97-years-old, he is the last man standing… literally, who prosecuted Nazis at the Nuremberg trials at the end of World War II. While watching Ferencz’s backstory on 60 Minutes, I thought, well, this will be a nice little profile about the past, but I was completely wrong. Ferencz continues his fight for justice and...
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July 10, 2019
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A Little Bit of Heaven
While in office, President Harry Truman was well-known by his fans for not suffering fools lightly, politicians or military. A frequent chant from supporters was, Give’em Hell, Harry! Looking toward the brighter side, a good friend of mine signs his e-mails, Give’em Heaven. With that thought in mind I thought this commentary appropriate. I’m a tennis fan. Grew up watching...
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July 8, 2019
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Remembering this Nation, Born in a Day
In countless letters to his wife and partner, Abigail, John Adams poured out his heart and his mind. Abigail was not just a sounding board for his political conscience; she was his moral compass in every way. Adams, 90, and Thomas Jefferson 83, while gravely ill, wanted very much to live to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Declaration of...
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July 4, 2019
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Michael Moore v. Big Pharma
There is no longer any doubt that prescription opioids have become a health crisis in America. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, 130 people die each day from overdosing on opioids. “The misuse of and addiction to opioids—including prescription pain relievers, heroin, and synthetic opioids such as fentanyl—is a serious national crisis that affects public health as well...
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July 2, 2019

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