Politics

Letter To A Friend

  Dear Marvin, I am sorry that you have decided NOT to maintain our political cyber-intercourse. Perhaps this letter will find its way into your hands and we can continue to discuss our various opinions regarding Mr. Trump and the “state of the union”. First of all let me suggest a great movie, The Garden … Continue reading

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Brett or Bart?

It has been many, many years since I looked at my prep school yearbook. Notwithstanding my age and onset dementia, I do remember however, that there is not a single word next to my mug shot that I am ashamed of or embarrassed by. The revealing, embarrassing, vulgar stupidity of Mr. Kavanaugh’s yearbook entry does … Continue reading

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The Debates!

Lets face it; we all love hating Donald Trump. There used to be crucifixions, Christians and lions and gladiators, and then bear baiting, and then actual staged gunfights. There’s the Super-bowl and March Madness, the US Open and Mayweather-Pacquiao … but that stuff is tiddly winks compared to the pornographic thrills awaiting us this fall. … Continue reading

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FEMA and KATRINA

I cannot understand all the fuss about the government’s tepid response to Hurricane Katrina. To be perfectly honest, all this carping is getting to be rather tiresome. A ferocious hurricane hits the gulf coast and wrecks a major American city and countless small towns from Florida to Louisiana. Some people are killed and tens of … Continue reading

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I HAD NO IDEA

We had a few graduate students over for dinner the other night and one of them said that “Catherine the Great was fucked to death by a horse.” We all laughed with bacchanalian good humor but she insisted that it was really true. Giving slight credence to this wacky college dorm legend was the recent … Continue reading