Another day, and another event showing that we live in a dangerous world. And no, this is not a natural event, it was a planned attack carried out to do damage and kill people and property.And yes,…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Merry Apr 22, 2013.
We are a forgiving people, a people that believe in what's fair is fair. Of course, what is fair is also in the eye or eyes of the beholder or those that benefit, but not necessarily for those that…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by ozzieowl Apr 13, 2013.
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It was an event, a strange one, but one that turned out to be immensely important, an event that marked the start of a change in much of was, and what was going to happen to a country and the people in it. It was actually a small event, just an airplane and four passengers, but when the plane dropped out of the sky, landed, unloaded its passengers, the earth seemed to shake with screams and shouts, voices and the people with those that said this meant something new,…Continue
Posted on February 8, 2014 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments
It didn't start off that way, certainly not with roman numerals, it was just the Championship Game between the leagues, the National and the upstart American. And in the beginning it was no big deal, until, the National lost to a brash American league team that made Joe Namath's boast real, and to some shocking, as the American League's New York Jets, beat the unbeatable National League's Baltimore Colts in what became known as Super Bowl III, changing how the game, the Super Bowl, would…Continue
Posted on February 2, 2014 at 9:23am — 2 Comments
There are words and phrases that become symbols or shorthand for mixed items and events, and recently the word "Keystone" is but one more example. "Remember the Maine" was a term that inflamed the country to take action against the vestigial Spanish empire, to bring the advantages of democratic nation building but at the price of being made a colony subject to occupation and exploitation. Or better, the emotion of national destiny of what…Continue
Posted on February 1, 2014 at 10:28am — 2 Comments
And no, it is not raw fish wrapped with rice on a plate.
Sochi is the next Olympic extravaganza that will start in a few weeks. As such, this is a spectacular brought to us by the largesse of the Russian people as expressed by the Russian president, Putin. It has been estimated that as such the Russians have put in $50 billion into their new venue, its operation and security.
And yes, it is all about television and then something about sports and athletes. And no, Pierre de…Continue
Posted on January 26, 2014 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment