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Culture Politics

A Proposal – Gun Legislation

Greetings Representative Polis,  A few associates and I are having a gun conversation; as the entire nation is at this time.  I think there are some valid ideas the might be flushed out in policy creation. The content of this letter is a longer read, so I would like to start with a summary of […]

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Culture Politics

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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History

The Truth about Thanksgiving

Truth about Thanksgiving America always has the best holidays.  They are of a different nature when compared to European holidays in terms of the level of enthusiasm, participation and excitement.  America is like the young child, bursting with anticipation for their fêtes while Europe would be the slow lumbering adult who smiles with muted amusement […]

Heavy Thoughts

It is Saturday night, I have had a productive day and am now treating myself to a few glasses of wine.   You know what happens when I do that.  The thoughts flood into my head and I feel like writing.  As usual, please forgive me if this post does not flow properly, the paragraphs […]

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Politics

Heathcare – A Global Citizen Perspective

In honor of the Supreme Court decision today I thought a quick post was necessary. As you readers know I rarely fall into the same old boring talking points of the right or the left but try my best to give you something unique, something from a global traveler perspective.  Well, I’m pleased to let […]