Tag Archives: Politics

In Spite Of It All, I Remain Hopeful

With the election behind us, it’s been interview after interview of the what-ifs, should-haves, could-haves, with all the seeming crystal clarity that only hindsight can ever boast. I’m beginning to find it all too exhausting to listen to. I watched … Continue reading

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“There Is No One California” – Ouch!

This morning, I listened to Victor Davis Hanson‘s interview by Michael Krasny on Forum, about his controversial article, “There is no California,” published on the Orange County Register, on August 15, 2012.  I got curious. So, when I had a … Continue reading

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Saint or Sinner, Sinner or Saint

Scott Berkun‘s Dailypost WordPress challenge on September 25, 2011 was:  Would you rather laugh with the sinners, or cry with the saints? http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2011/09/25/would-you-rather-laugh-with-sinners-or-cry-with-saints/ I breezed quickly over some comments and I was not inspired or engaged.  Somehow, this evening, on … Continue reading

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Anne Rice and God

On the way home this evening, I chanced upon an interview of Anne Rice on NPR. You will all know her as the famous author of “Interview with a Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles.” It’s the famous film that got rave … Continue reading

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The Apple, Tulip, Cannabis, and Potato

I have been a great fan of Michael Pollan since I came across his book, “The Omnivore’s Dilemma.”  I went on to read his other books, “In Defense of Food” and “The Botany of Desire.”  I find his writing well-researched, … Continue reading

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