Category Archives: Current Events

What Just Happened at Middlebury College?

Dr. Charles Murray, a noted professor (B.A. History, Harvard University, Ph.D. Political Science, MIT) and author of several books, The Bell Curve and Coming Apart, was invited to speak March 2 at Middlebury College in Vermont.  Dr. Murray and his work are … Continue reading

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Week in Review: Trump Jumps, Alexander/Alexandra, Greek Theater, Shakespeare (not) in Love

Last week was a busy, busy, news week, so here’s Political Woman’s POV …. Trump Jumps into the Republican Race for the Presidential Nomination So is he in it to win it, or just in it?  Probably one of the … Continue reading

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Becoming a nation of cowards?

Back to writing on a more regular basis.   I refuse to let my day job interfere with my dream job any longer. 🙂 Throughout American history, our nation has prided itself on its tolerance.  Tolerance of different faiths, cultures, … Continue reading

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What if 20 million Americans took to the streets in protest

While watching the live feed from Cairo yesterday it got me thinking, what if 20 million Americans came out into the streets of its major cities, or in the capital, to protest Obamacare, IRS abuses, Benghazi, immigration reform – another … Continue reading

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D-Day – 1944 and 2013

They came from all across America.  Young and the not-so-young, employed, unemployed.  Boys from farms, small towns, big cities.  Rich and poor.  D-Day knew no demographics, we were all in it together.  Hitler, and everything that he stood for, had … Continue reading

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Gun control – Chicago style (or bring a bat to the fight)

In the midst of gun control legislation offered by various Senators, from an assault weapons ban and magazine limits, to the now pre-eminent gun control bill in the Senate, Manchin-Toomey, I thought I would share with you gun control, Chicago-style, … Continue reading

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Pope Francis, a Guide Dog, and Religion in America this Easter 2013

A few days into the new papacy of Pope Francis, as the newly elected Pope prepared to greet and address the media, a visually impaired journalist, Alessandro Forlani waited in line with his guide dog, Asia, outside the Vatican.  Officials … Continue reading

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