Monthly Archives: April 2013

Conservative ERA Senator Blasts ERA on gun legislation

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Marathon A Sacred Event

From The Goat Rope by Rick Wilson I’ve always considered the marathon to be a sacred event, one the celebrates an ancient victory between the nascent forces of an open society against the forces of monolithic despotism. For what it’s … Continue reading

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An Excellent Writer, Editor and Consultant

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From John Kennedy to Two Servings of Richard Nixon

“…anybody who won’t cross the street till the lights are green would never get far as a Musketeer or a Bengal Lancer.” Page 204 Selected Poetry of Ogden Nash. Reminds me of a San Francisco anti Vietnam war march (more … Continue reading

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This Review of Imagonna Gives Me Shivers

A review of my book Imagonna: Peace Corps Memories

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Coal Industry Casts Doubt on WVU Research

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Pogo and McCarthyism

A while back I began reading two pages of Pogo and two of Ogden Nash to start my mornings off with a giggle. I have just finished the first volume of Pogo, there are eleven more to come. The Charleston … Continue reading

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A Father’s Love For His Daughter

Excerpt from The Soviet Union and Lincoln County USA which I hope to publish soon, maybe. I recall another girl’s basketball story, a story of a fathers love for his daughter. The father was watching his daughter play basketball on … Continue reading

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Foolish Consistency

I stole this quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson from my friend Rick Wilson’s blog goatrope A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines. With consistency a great soul has simply nothing … Continue reading

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