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Signing Off

I  don’t remember how many years it’s been since Webmaster Xavier invited me to write a blog, but I know it’s been a long time. Now, the time has come to sign off.  I...

Impeach – Then Indict

  The game’s up. Trump has been implicated in two felonies. There’s a clear case for impeachment. Everybody knows – or should know- that Trump is a money launderer with a murky past. So...

No Holds Barred

  You probably have never been in a street fight or a barroom brawl. Neither have I. At school and later at the YMCA, I used to box. Big gloves, Marquess of Queensberry rules,...

Buying a Bigger Club

  As Russia infiltrates our online infrastructure and as China quietly buys up the Third World, America seeks to achieve invulnerability by creating a massive military force. That’s like a cave man shaping a...

It’s Time to Cry Foul!

  Why is everything so quiet? Why aren’t alarms going off, police sirens wailing and crowds thronging the streets? Am I the only one who heard Bill Nelson say our voting machinery has been...

When Facebook Gets Ugly

When Facebook Gets Ugly

I rarely open Facebook. At best, it’s boring and banal. At worst it’s ugly and dangerous. I don’t have a Twitter account. I’m too old to tweet. I’ll leave that to the birds –...

Abusing “Free Speech”

Abusing “Free Speech”

  Freedom of speech is one of America’s most hallowed traditions, but it is becoming a dangerous one. Like any freedom, it must have limits. We are not free to do any number of...

A Farewell to Alarms?

A Farewell to Alarms?

  Could this really be goodbye for Alex Jones? The conspiracy theorist has just been banned by Apple, Facebook, YouTube and Spotify. And my response is: What took you guys so long? Alex Jones...

Shades of Al Capone?

Shades of Al Capone?

  As I follow the intricate web of evidence emerging in the Mueller probe, echoes of the case that finally put Al Capone (photo) behind bars reverberate in my mind. No, I don’t really...

When Kids Take Action

When Kids Take Action

  The mighty NRA could be going under. And a group of kids, barely old enough to vote, could be responsible. In a lawsuit filed against New York governor Andrew Cuomo, the gun rights...