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…it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing. (MacBeth)

…it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing. (MacBeth)

So the Republicans have taken the house, to say I am underwhelmed would be and understatement.  No shaking in my shoes here, nor I would dare say at the White House.  I imagine because...

Dirty, Rotten, Scoundrels

Dirty, Rotten, Scoundrels

A few years ago I happened to see the movie Dirty, Rotten, Scoundrels the gist of which was a group of aging con artists combining forces to romance and eventually rob a wealthy woman. ...

The Wailers in Alabama

The Wailers in Alabama

The Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center on the campus of the University of Alabama in Birmingham is a place of refinement and culture where one can enjoy programs as varied as Cirque de Soleil,...

Bible Study – The Pure in Heart.

Bible Study – The Pure in Heart.

I’m a Christian, but I have to admit I don’t listen to “Christian” radio or television much, mainly because with very few exceptions, I find myself completely disgusted by all the latter day doom...

My vote –  My choice

My vote – My choice

I am not a Democrat.  Lest anyone get the wrong impression, neither am I a Republican.  After seeing politics up close and personal as a Congressional Aide for a Democratic Congresswoman, whom I couldn’t...

Michael – A tribute

Michael – A tribute

I’m not an emotional person.  When you get to my age, have buried your parents, endured a divorce and suffered your fair, or unfair share of hurt and pain, you learn to process disappointment...

Why I support Tim Geithner

Why I support Tim Geithner

I learned some things during the Bush years that I have really come to appreciate.  Probably the most important is that I am a lot less emotional than I used to be.  After seeing...

Why I Love Michelle Obama’s Mother

Why I Love Michelle Obama’s Mother

The other day while walking down the hallway at work a black lady passed me with the most alarming shade of yellow hair that I had ever seen.  I didn’t laugh; my response was...

Personally, I couldn’t care less

Personally, I couldn’t care less

So the Republicans are voting against every measure put forward by President Obama from stemming the downward spiral of the economy to delaying the switch to HD television, what a shock!   It’s not...