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Volkswagon’s ‘Emissions Anonymous’

We Are Sorry. There were so many wonderful entries at this years Houston Art Car Parade but this one really made an impact on me and most people around me. People actually appreciated it and applauded. The black-shirted street walkers … Continue reading

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Obama To Get A Report Card

Attempts at restricting and registering guns in the United States has not resulted in lowering the assault or homicide  rates.  Instead, those rates have continued to increase even with gun registration, background checks and limiting the types of weapons that can be … Continue reading

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On Ferguson

I am really trying hard to stay open minded and understand all the lessons coming out of Ferguson, but I keep going back to the security video I saw of Michael Brown stealing cigars from a minority store manager/owner in … Continue reading

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Safe Travels and Media Control

As Patty and I were preparing to leave for Greece and Turkey a few weeks back, ISIS was a growing concern.  News coverage of beheadings, street protests, Muslim extremists, Syrian refugees and NATO air strikes near the Turkish border all … Continue reading

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David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell

David and Goliath, the latest book by Malcolm Gladwell is a fascinating read ( or listen – I did the audio book).  The subtitle of the book tells the real story for us: Underdogs, Misfits and The Art of Battling … Continue reading

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Missing The Target With Gun Control

“It’s the perennial desire to make a more complicated life because of a handful of guilty, rather than focus on the guilty few.” I get disgusted when I see politicians, the media and citizens feel compelled to try to solve … Continue reading

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J. Edgar on DVD

I watched  ‘J. Edgar’  on DVD yesterday.  I had been craving a good drama and this one sure fit the bill.  I’d give it 4 1/2 stars out of 5.  (I took off  1/2 point for poor masking and makeup on … Continue reading

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