Monthly Archives: October 2017

The Thought for the Day – Jean-Francois Steiner

…but then since we have no more illusions, we are free to act – Jean-Francois Steiner, Treblinka Treblinka is a historical novel about the Nazi concentration camp of the same name, based on the testimony of some who survived it … Continue reading

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The Daily Dose – October 25, 2017

Notes from around the Human Experience… THE MORE THINGS CHANGE, THE MORE THEY STAY THE SAME: When Penn State’s punishment in the Jerry Sandusky child molesting scandal was meted out by the NCAA in 2012 we thought they got off … Continue reading

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October 24, 2017

Greetings Readers, Three-pack Tuesday is back! Today we have the Week 9 NCAA Bottom Ten for you, plus a fresh Daily Dose and Thought for the Day. The Bottom Ten/NCAA Week 9 Two of 2017’s stalwarts, UMass and Charlotte, both … Continue reading

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The Bottom Ten/NCAA Week 9

  The Bottom Ten/NCAA Week 9 By Gaylon Kent America’s Funniest Guy Wow. With 2017 stalwarts UMess and Charlotte both winning, and with UTEP off, the Bottom Ten medal stand has an entirely new look with two (2) new teams, Baylor … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Omoro

When you clench your fist, no one can put anything in your hand, nor can your hand pick anything up. – Omoro Omoro is the father of Kunta Kinte, both characters in the book Roots by Alex Haley. As those familiar … Continue reading

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The Daily Dose – October 24, 2017

Notes from around the Human Experience… GO GOP!: Last year, when it appeared Donald Trump did not have much chance to win the presidency, we said that his impending loss might well herald the end for the Republican Party. It … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – John F Kennedy

Well, we’ll hang on tight. – John F Kennedy, 35th president of the United States, telephone conversation with former president of the United States Dwight Eisenhower, October 22, 1962 October 22 was day seven of the Cuban Missile Crisis, a … Continue reading

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The Daily Dose – October 22, 2017

Notes from around the Human Experience… HUT, HUT HIKE: The NFL decided to nothing regarding player conduct during the playing of the national anthem in at its annual fall meeting this past week. Owners were so intent on good PR … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – John F Kennedy

Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country. – John F Kennedy Today’s Thought might be the most famous quote from a presidential inaugural, a speech that has produced its share … Continue reading

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The Daily Dose – October 21, 2017

Notes from around the Human Experience… STOP US IF YOU HEARD THIS BEFORE: In a recent column we came out against term limits, a long-held position, on the theory that the best form of term limits are the regular elections … Continue reading

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