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Cracks in Code Red
The gods must love reruns...
JANUARY 14, 2017 AND MAGAZINE IN COLUMNS
Et tu brutes, or he can't handle the truth.
On that great television screen we call the sky the One (&/or Many) deities seem to be hitting the replay button lately, or maybe it's that thing we...
#Aaron Sorkin #Television #A Few Good Men #Jack Nicholson #Mexico
Cymbals in Dance
Finger cymbals have always been an integral part of dance.
DECEMBER 20, 2016 BELLYDANCE.ONE IN FEATURES
Finger cymbals, zills, zils, sagat, castanets, manjira, kasik, karkaba... all are percussion instruments played by hand while dancing, or not, in cultures around the world.
Cyrus the Great
Delusions of persecution rationalize support for Trump.
NOVEMBER 18, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT
American Christians are not enslaved Israelites.
One of the reasons some conservative Christians gave for supporting a Donald Trump presidency was that he's God's chosen instrument for restoring...
#Christians #Trump #Religious Right #Oppression #Discrimination
not Ok Corral
If they bring a knife, you bring a warm Sun
NOVEMBER 18, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN COLUMNS
Look what happened to Sean Connery's character.
A pox on both your houses
NOVEMBER 5, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN COLUMNS
The Greeks gave a name to this most human of 'only human' traits.
The Greeks gave a name to this most human of 'only human' traits; the Bard gave it dramatic staging; in 2016, the Americans made it a political...
#Hillary Clinton #Greece #Pyhrrus #Hubris #Donald Trump
On Chapman's Homer
No Casey or Muddville Here, Phew...
NOVEMBER 5, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN COLUMNS
On TV, in the eighth, looking on to Chapman's homer.
Coming Soon, 'Mr. Prezident', the reality show of shows
OCTOBER 19, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN COLUMNS
Call it Hillary's Pyhrric 'victory'.
Camels and Belly Dance
These Misunderstood Animals are a Symbol of the Dance
SEPTEMBER 17, 2016 BELLYDANCE.ONE IN FEATURES
How many camels would you take for your wife?
a Look Back at Policing
I wrote this piece about police performance in 2009
JULY 19, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT
The Henry Gates Controversy of 2009 hasn't changed the basic issue.
Reader's Note: I wrote this column back in July of 2009 after the Henry Gates controversy. Gates, a black Harvard scholar, was detained by police in...
#Police #Henry Gates #James Crowley #Arrest #Discrimination
All Are Punish-Ed!
Orlando as Shakespearean everytown
JUNE 13, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN COLUMNS
See what a scourge is laid upon your hate...
Rip, Muhammad Ali
Boxing great and cultural symbol, dead at 74
JUNE 4, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN NEWS AND WEB REPRINTS
Humble people, I've found, don't get very far. ---Ali
Paw to Heart
Children Healing with the Help of Animal-Assisted Therapy
MAY 20, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN HUMANITY
Learning from the nature of animals: compassion, unconditional love, patience, and trust.
“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers...
#Animal-assisted Therapy #Pawws To Heal #Children #Animals #Abuse
Satan, Sponge Top Vp List
Forget Christie or Gingrich. Trump's list has shrunk to two.
MAY 13, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT
Mr. Trump isn't going to make a traditional pick. This campaign has been anything but traditional.
That grinding sound you may be hearing lately coming from the news airwaves is the sound of the rumor mill at full tilt. Presumptive GOP presidential...
#Satan #Sponge #Donald Trump #Presidential #Bernie Sanders
The Blind Leading The Blind
APRIL 22, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN THE RIGHT
If someone commits murder with a bat, it's time to sue the sporting goods store.
Last week, for the first time in this election cycle, I tuned in to the Democrat primary debate. It was an interesting experience, listening to...
#Guns #Second Amendment #Glasses #Bernie Sanders #Regulations
Crossing The Rubicon
APRIL 19, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN THE RIGHT
Obama should go down in history as the worst offender of electoral fraud imaginable.
Last weekend, President 44 Barack Obama doubled down on his big March idea to have mandatory elections.
Kids are always thinking that election day...
#Election #Campaign #Rebel #Bruce Springsteen #Anarchy
N.C., Short For Bunkum
Of Tar, Tards and Real Heels
APRIL 15, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN COLUMNS
It is not lost on this audience that the City Ordinance in question is that of the Queen City.
North Carolina, your bunkum's showing.
It is not lost on this scribbler that the City Ordinance in question is that of the Queen City
#North Carolina #Republican #Bunkum #Missouri #Corporate America
americas rome is berning
Fool us once, shame on US
APRIL 7, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN COLUMNS
It is discouraging to think how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
Magic In a Photograph
Saving Lives through Photography
MARCH 21, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN SPECIES
Finding a connection of love, companionship, and a little magic
“But the eyes are blind. One must look with the heart…”
--Antoine de Saint-Exupery, author of Le Petit Prince (The Little Prince)...
#Special Needs Dogs #Senior Dogs #Animal #Photography #Rescue And Shelter Animal
the Effects Of Ms-13
One of the most notorious and violent gangs, and you.
MARCH 14, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN COLUMNS
Terror and bloodshed aside, the effects of MS-13 elevate Hispanic street gangs to a new level.
a Soft Side
Strength through Compassion
MARCH 13, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN HUMANITY
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Phoenix, a female, two-year-old Pit Bull Terrier, was discovered by a young policewoman on her regular patrol. What the policewoman first saw, was the...
#Show Your Soft Side #Strength In Compassion #Softies #Rescue And Shelter Animal #Humane Education
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