Category Archives: State of the World

Conversation with a climate change denier

What follows is just part of one thread of some 2000 comments (and counting) following an article about the Sierra Club and a congressional hearing: http://dailycaller.com/2015/10/09/the-sierra-club-responded-to-getting-schooled-by-ted-cruz-on-global-warming-and-theyre-still-wrong/#comment-2305007926 Joe Mamma  So your logic here is that 100 years of unreliable and obfuscated … Continue reading

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Hugs

Somehow I became part of a Facebook group that calls itself the Flaming Liberals and states “This group is for inquisitive people who identify as liberal or progressive and don’t mind the occasional bad pun or left-field digression.” There are … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

Two years ago I wrote a Letter to the Editor inspired by the Memorial Day Concert on PBS.  The Leader chose not to print it, so I am posting it here, with comments: To the Editor Last night I watched … Continue reading

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It’s been a while since I wrote to The Leader, and I would like thank Tom Reed for providing me with fodder. In an article this morning (4/14/15) Reed is quoted as saying that he believes a slew of IRS … Continue reading

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SOTU

I had every intention of watching the President’s Address, but the flesh is weak and I fell asleep. (I am in Italy, so it began at 3am) However, the entire speech is available if you want to watch it, and … Continue reading

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So many topics, so little time

I have had a Facebook morning, made new friends, and discovered organizations that I was previously unaware of, all doing their darndest to make the world a better place. Everything is so complicated and disjointed. If only there was one … Continue reading

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LPG Storage Protests.

The Leader is no longer posting letters on its website, which means that I have to type out the lengthy letter entitled Do LPG protesters know the truth? Protest for purpose has a long and great tradition in this country. … Continue reading

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