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America the Violent

America is a violent country. Murders, killings, loss of life, manslaughter, homicide.  The words we have to describe the extinguishing of life seem as numerous in our culture as the Inuit have words to describe snow.  That another murder will occur today in our largest cities is as sure and expected as the sun is […]

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Culture

Welcome to the USA – Now buy something

I first used this quote in my post MBA Students – A Scourge.  It was meant to convey to my readers exactly how I felt after returning to the USA after 5 years in Asia.   It seemed that everywhere I turned, there was a solicitation, a sales pitch trying to separate me from my […]

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Culture World

Astrological Signs and Blood Types

Tonight I feel like having a bit of fun. I have been debating writing a post like this for some time and thought it over while on the elliptical at the gym.  To be honest, the elliptical is one place I can think clearly and come up with ideas for new posts.  I never turn […]

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Call of Duty: Black Ops – War and Pain

This is something I’ve been meaning to write about for while.  It is something that really bothers me but seems very acceptable in the current cultural climate. Let me being by saying I’ve been a gamer every since I was a child on the Atari 2600 running through the jungle in Pitfall.  Let’s run through […]

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Politics

Arizona Immigration Law – A Unique Perspective

Yet again another political issue is all over the media.  And as usual the debate is superficial filled with shallow “talking points,” which paint the issue as black and white and the color you choose being your political affiliation. I find the debate swirling around the details of the law a bit too much.  For […]