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Missiles Over Japan
North korea: pyongyang fires a second missile over japan
SEPTEMBER 15, 2017 AND MAGAZINE IN NEWS AND WEB REPRINTS
Overflying japan is one of the least provocative options available to pyongyang
An Open Letter to Judd Apatow
I'm a rape survivor and your comparison is invalid
APRIL 24, 2017 AND MAGAZINE IN ENTERTAINMENT
Trump hasn't taken my freedom or my sense of trust in myself from me
Can I call you Judd? I don't know you and after your attempt at "comedy", I don't want to. I let a lot slide but as a rape survivor, someone...
#Rape #Donald Trump #Judd Apatow #Election #Comparison
Three pennies for his thoughts.
APRIL 20, 2017 AND MAGAZINE IN COLUMNS
The Pence family motto is 'dum clarum rectum teneam': Keep the line of right as well as glory'.
Down in Flames
Learning all the wrong lessons.
APRIL 18, 2017 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT
The moral of this story should be that Republicans will never win when they try to be Democrats.
The GOP establishment's "repeal and replace" bill has gone down in flames. Not that it repealed Obamacare, it just changed a little bit. And not that...
#Obamacare #Repeal #Replace #Paul Ryan #Donald Trump
More Real Betsy DeVos
A breath of fresh air in a stale system
MARCH 6, 2017 AND MAGAZINE IN THE INDEPENDENT
I would argue that the choice of betsy devos for secretary of education is in itself innovative
I grant you DeVos was an interesting choice for Secretary of Education. But consider this. It is said that the definition of insanity is doing the...
#Education #Teachers #Betsy Devos #Innovation #Students
Awakening From A Political Coma
Surviving a trump administration
FEBRUARY 18, 2017 AND MAGAZINE IN THE INDEPENDENT
Two, your candidate losing an election is not a crisis or a tragedy. 9/11, the challenger explosion and kennedy's assassination were tragedies. your candidate not being elected president, not so much!
If you're upset that Donald Trump is our 45th president, you're not alone. I am, too. It's still a little strange saying, hearing, and well, typing,...
#Donald Trump #President #Politics #Surviving #Opposition
Counter-ISIS Defense Ministerial
Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis outlines plan, and appropriate defense spending follows
FEBRUARY 17, 2017 AND MAGAZINE IN GENERAL INTELLIGENCE
Doyon Utilities, Fairbanks, Alaska, awarded a $48,170,486 modification to a 50-year contract
American Color Revolution
Whatever it means, you're in or out
FEBRUARY 9, 2017 AND MAGAZINE IN FOREIGN POLICY
Fake polls, fake presidential candidate, fake news, fake judge, fake brass: fake outrage. that would make a fake coup.
It's A Circus Out There!
Children will weep, when the circus closes forever!
JANUARY 22, 2017 AND MAGAZINE IN ENTERTAINMENT
Last year Ringling gave up its elephants. that was the last straw do they still use straw?
GEEZE... what happened! On Friday I hear that Ringling Brothers Circus has its first female ringmaster in its 146-year history. I'm thinking, "Well,...
#Ringling Brothers #Circus #Elephants #Conservation #Animal Rights
Democrats in Denial
Time to move on.
JANUARY 22, 2017 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT
Democrats' outrage over trump is the dumbest kind of politics, and we would all be better to ignore it.
As a well-experienced observer of the media, I have come to a conclusion: Washington politics is peopled almost entirely by a bunch of spineless,...
#John Lewis #Donald Trump #Inauguration #Hillary Clinton #Democrats
Trump gets his asian invite
JANUARY 21, 2017 AND MAGAZINE IN FOREIGN POLICY
Whatever the case, in confronting terror, america has gone from conflicted, saddened and removed to trump, trump and more trump.
It's safe to say that there are reasons as to why the U.S. wasn't invited to recent cease-fire talks in Moscow at the end of December. Russia, Turkey...
#Donald Trump #Sergei Lavrov #Russia #Terrorism #Islam
Speaking of Damned Spots
The Clintons are the new Macbeths
JANUARY 21, 2017 AND MAGAZINE IN COLUMNS
Four trillion bucks later, plus or minus a billion or so, here comes Hillary;
The one this couple named Clinton finds itself in surely will prove as indelibe in American and world history books pages which speak of ignominious...
#Shakespeare #Hillary Clinton #Scotland #Donald Trump #Election
Equity V Equality
Producing fairness in a free society
JANUARY 14, 2017 AND MAGAZINE IN THE INDEPENDENT
Let's try this again. life isn't fair. but the lack of fairness should drive you, not cause you to beg for equality or equity. the truth is you need neither.
People don't dislike fairness, or even the idea of fairness. People dislike the legislating of fairness; telling everyone what to do, and exactly how...
#Fairness #Equality #Equity #Effort #Create Diversity
Time Gets Us All
Everybody's gotta go sometime.
JANUARY 14, 2017 AND MAGAZINE IN COLUMNS
My hope is that 2016 isn't remembered for much of anything at all. just mark it down as another boring, bland year.
Dressing Up to Get Laid
What to look for this spring
JANUARY 14, 2017 LOOKS.LOVE IN FASHION
2017 bodes well for plenty of skin exposure via an emphasis on bra tops and off one shoulder tops.
The World As We Know It Might Change in 2017
Apple has lost its mojo.
JANUARY 14, 2017 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT
Apple has one foot in the grave, the other foot on a bar of soap, and it's raining like hell.
The world's largest tech company is teetering. Yep, that's right. Apple has one foot in the grave, the other foot on a bar of soap, and it's raining...
#Apple #Iphone #Microsoft Surface #Samsung #Smartphones
Everyone Is Hacked
Just what happened in the 2016 elections?
DECEMBER 21, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT
Every Ud intelligence agency says Russians hacked the 2016 elections. Why won't Trump accept it?
Dancing Through Injury
To live a life of regret only weighs us down
DECEMBER 20, 2016 BELLYDANCE.ONE IN FEATURES
Imagine, your ability to dance, to move, to live being suddenly taken away.
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.
Why Support Hillary Clinton?
Psychology, ideologies and politics
DECEMBER 20, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN COLUMNS
Deconstructing the psychology of those who chose to support hillary clinton
I do not have a great deal of time for psychology, though I have surfed some of the foundational material for the methodology. For the most part I...
#Hillary Clinton #Donald Trump #Ideology #Religion #Corruption
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