Monthly Archives: July 2017

Alexis de Tocqueville

This taken from Alexis de Tocqueville’s Democracy in America (1835). He spent nine months touring towns and cities. During his tour, the aristocratic Tocqueville was impressed by the fact that American Democracy actually worked. He wrote:   “There is one thing … Continue reading

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Superman

Superman He may fight for truth, justice and the American way, but he’s still an illegal immigrant.    

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Tiger

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Milan Kundera

  Interesting. This is an old article, taken from Paris Review, I think.   Afterword. A Talk with the Author of “The Book of Laughter and Forgetting” Milan Kundera: Take the other theme of the book, forgetting. This is the … Continue reading

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Scaramucci’s Rant:

Part of Scaramucci’s Amazing Rant: “I was particularly incensed by a Politico report about his financial-disclosure form, which he viewed as an illegal act of retaliation by Priebus. The reporter said Thursday morning that the document was publicly available and … Continue reading

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Athena Kildegaard – Poem

Taken from Writer’s Almanac   Brothers at the Reunion by Athena Kildegaard The old men stood below the exit sign laughing and cussing as though they were in a well-lit bar—though they’d all given up drink years before. They cussed … Continue reading

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Train of Thought

  The train of thought goes flashing past Some memories photographed and last Now filed away to be recalled some later day.

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