Monthly Archives: October 2008

It’s Like Salted Peanuts….

I swear I am going to stay away from the programs and pundits but like peanuts it’s hard to stop once you start. The talking head shows have the same effect on me as being a spectator at a demolition … Continue reading

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A Title by Any Other Name…

With the end of the electoral season fast approaching I sense opportunity. I am going to establish the ‘Montgomery Group” and become a ‘senior adviser’. Depending on who wins I’ll go on one network and explain why a candidate lost, … Continue reading

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We Were Marines Once….

Today is the 25th anniversary of what has become known as the ‘Beirut bombing’; an event I think of as part of the infancy stage of the ‘war on terror’ whatever that might be. My daughter reminded me of it … Continue reading

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Confused on a Higher, Deeper Level

For the last year I have been taking classes with a small group of people who, at least on the surface, aspire to be lay ministers in the Catholic church. I have no doubts that all of us are sincere … Continue reading

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Redemption Redux?

Since my last posting I have noticed signs that people are realizing that things have gone much too far. I can only have sympathy for those who are caught between ‘playing the game’ and ‘playing it to win’ and their … Continue reading

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Selling Your Soul One Sound Bite at a Time

It’s that time of ‘silly season’ when the election is rapidly approaching and candidates want to win so badly they can justify any statement, any method, any means to gain the end prize. In this country the presidential election is … Continue reading

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Get Up There and Bleed!

Last night I attended a community concert in a small town; no big deal but fun for those of us looking for a little ‘culture’ in what could fairly be regarded as one of the artistic backwaters of the world. … Continue reading

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