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Monday Bites

On this mumble Monday some things that boggle the mind. A rancher who is a Republican candidate for office in Arizona says that Democrats are behind most mass shootings. What is it with these people who say things that are idiotic and others believe them. He’d fit right in Congress these days. Tis interesting that Vietnam and China are having a serious tiff. I remember forty years ago when Americans were dying in the rice paddies of Vietnam that the politicians were worried that China…

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Remember?

Things I remember on this still frigid morning in the Northeast: Having school clothes and play clothes. Having to get up from the chair to change the television channel. The Fuller Brush man. Green stamps. Five and Dime stores. Coffee at five-cents a cup. ESSO not EXXON. Three channel televisions. When summer seemed endless. 78 rpm and 45 rpm records. When penny candy was a penny. When movies began with cartoons and a serial. You could repair your own car. Teachers had the authority of…

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What to Do?

It’s Friday and usually I like to do poetry on Friday, but I did that yesterday so now I am stuck. Ah…what to do? I could get political and condemn the Russians and Chinese for vetoing the Security Council Resolution to intervene in Syria. It doesn’t matter to the Russians and to the Chinese that thousands of innocent people are dying because they (Russia and China) have political interests with the Assad regime. If there is a karmic responsibility for countries then Russia and China…

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Syria’s Carnage

How many deaths must the world not know about before the reasonable authorities of the world condemn China and Russia for letting the Syrian regime kill, murder, maim and wound their citizens under the guise of civil control? China and Russia vetoed any help the United Nations might offer the people of Syria. China and Russia are guilty of similar atrocities and therefore cannot condemn the same actions they embrace themselves. The civilized world, while condemning these two countries did acquiesce to their ill-advised judgment…

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