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For Whom The Pendulum Swings

“Fascism is a Lie told by Bullies.” Ernest Hemingway “It ain’t over til it’s over.” Yogi Berra For whom the pendulum swings, be it right or be it left, be it short or be it long, be it right or … Continue reading

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Et Tu Obama?

Have We The People been betrayed by President Obama and his fellow Democrats? Betrayal is a bitter pill to swallow, especially when one as an individual tries to maintain some semblance of hope that his elected officials will do the … Continue reading

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2013 Travel Tips for the Social Activist

The red-breasted robins are singing in the backyard, the fruit trees are beginning to blossom, and I can actually sit in my yard with my cup of coffee, wearing only a T-shirt and not be freezing to death. These seasonal … Continue reading

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Obama’s Laundry List

“Phew!” I say, as I symbolically wipe the beads of sweat off my brow. The Mayan’s longest cycle calendar has ended and we are still here. The prognosticators of doom have erred again. As some sage minds have suggested from … Continue reading

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Travel Tips for the Social Activist

Is the daily work grind or the continual schoolwork bringing you down? Is your wanderlust inner voice telling you you’re ready for a travel vacation? Yet this year you want a different travel objective, not the typical vacation, designed around … Continue reading

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Bully Nation / Bully World

“From out of nowhere the smallest kid came. Nobody knew him, not even his name. These mean guys laughed and ripped the kid’s shirt but this little kid refused to be hurt. He stood and looked ’em straight in the … Continue reading

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Postcards From The Ecuadorian Amazon

( Writings from my South America travels ) Over the course of my journey to the Ecuadorian Amazon, I manage to shed the layers of civilization with each transitional form of transportation: first the hectic Quito taxi ride, then the … Continue reading

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Postcards From Cambodia

(Writings from my recent Southeast Asia Travels, sometime in mid-March) Remember, when exploring Angkor Wat, it’s best to arrive at the crack of dawn. That’s the bewitching hour when the Khmer ancestral faces embedded in the temple rocks come alive! … Continue reading

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Travel Postcards – Camp Columbia

(Writing excerpt from my South America travels) What I did on my summer vacation…. Completing my sixth week exploring Camp Ecuador, I decided with one week left before returning back to the States to venture north to Columbia….Camp Columbia. An … Continue reading

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