Category Archives: politics

Entry 728: What?

My wife Barbara and I were watching TV the other day and, as always, we had the closed captioning on. I insist on this because I believe there is something wrong with our sound system that causes dialogue to be … Continue reading

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Entry 722: It’s My Party (and I Can Cry if I Want To)

Nikki Haley, our Ambassador to the United Nations, is throwing a party next week. She’s inviting some of the most important and powerful countries in the world: Guatemala, Honduras, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Palau and Togo. Often, these sorts … Continue reading

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Entry 711: Mr. Hannity, Mr. Moore and Mr. Coffee

There’s something I’ve long suspected, but now I finally have proof. I’ve always wondered how someone who earns, say, less than a quarter million dollars a year could be a Republican, since the GOP so obviously legislates in favor of … Continue reading

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Entry 708: This May Sting a Little

Once again it’s the Obamacare open enrollment period, that time of year when Americans who don’t get health coverage through work consider killing themselves rather than trying to figure out how they can pay for health coverage. Well, I’m here … Continue reading

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Entry 702: Russians Fight Off Jets; Claim Victory

In this post I’m going to compare the leader of Russia, Vladimir Putin with the leader of the New England Patriots, Bill Belichick. There may be other NFL coaches similar to Belichick, but living in the New York metro area … Continue reading

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Entry 688: Goodbye, Columbus

In the wake of the Charlottesville tragedy, many municipalities across the country are now reassessing their statuary, looking closely to determine if any of their monuments are offensive to anybody. New York City, for instance, is forming a committee, according … Continue reading

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Entry 687: Speaking Out Against Free Speech

I have always supported free speech. Perhaps this stems from my days as editor of The Campus, the student newspaper at John Adams High School in Queens. It was during the height of the Vietnam protests, authority was being questioned … Continue reading

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