Monthly Archives: November 2007

Proud of My Congressman

How often do you get to write a headline like that these days? I happen to be served by Rush Holt (Democrat and former nuclear physicist), and Congressman Holt has been — unlike almost all of his peers — quite … Continue reading

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Worthy of note

Just another “me-too” blog post 🙁 but I saw this at Talking Points Memo and thought it worthy of being flagged. My God, has there ever been a worse administration? What we know makes them as the worst ever, and … Continue reading

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Review: Marc Cohn at the Highline Ballroom

As is my wont whenever Marc Cohn wanders into the New York-Philadelphia corridor, I went to see him perform — this time, at the Highline Ballroom in lower Manhattan. True to form, it was a fantastic show with Marc the … Continue reading

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“Miles Away” — Marc Cohn

I know there’s always something We have to go through That has some deeper meaning Right now I just can’t say I know there’s a lesson in here somewhere I’m gonna think a lot about it later Right now I’m … Continue reading

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Dishonest or just dumb?

An article in today’s NY Times caught my eye: “FCC Planning Rules to Open Cable Market” says that the FCC has laid the legal groundwork to re-regulate the cable industry. It struck me because this is quite atypical for the … Continue reading

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Recycled: What’s So Wrong About Military Tribunals, Anyway?

Another piece written some time ago (circa 2002 January) that reads chillingly a propos today. This was written before the series of judicial rebukes to the President’s overreaching constitutional “doctrine” of unlimited executive power. Sadly, those rebukes have not rendered … Continue reading

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Waterboarding

I don’t like me-too blogs but every once in awhile, someone writes on a topic in a way that exactly captures my own feeling, a way that I could never match, much less trump. This piece by Joe Galloway is … Continue reading

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Recycled: Just Wrong

Long before this blog, I kept an equally-erratic literary journal called A Voice in the Wilderness. And while nothing written there was particularly world-shattering, I don’t want it to get lost in the mists of cyberspace. So to do my … Continue reading

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