Category Archives: In The News

The Story of Benghazi

Esam Omran Al-Fetori/Reuters/Landov I saw a quip on Twitter the other day, something to the effect that George Zimmerman should change his name to Ben Ghazi and the media would stop talking about him.   It made me chuckle in a … Continue reading

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Joe and Teresa Giudice’s Burst Bubble

A 33 page indictment against Joe and Teresa Giudice enumerates the 39 counts of fraud, tax evasion and misrepresentation of certain facts to the Bankruptcy Court.  It’s a scary document, for sure, and, if any or all of the charges … Continue reading

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The Zimmerman Verdict

George Zimmerman has been found not guilty by a jury of six women.  These jurors, according to all reports, gave nothing but their utmost attention and thoughtful consideration to the job they were given.   They deliberated for sixteen hours, finally … Continue reading

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The Newsroom – Aaron Sorkin’s Fairy Tales

I have a love/hate relationship with the works of Aaron Sorkin – to be more exact, his television shows.   It began when I started watching “The West Wing”, a series about a president of the United States that could only … Continue reading

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Conspiracies Left and Right

So, there actually are a couple of things that both of our political parties can agree on.  The IRS can’t be trusted to do their jobs and the Attorney General can’t be trusted to do his either.   Even more interesting … Continue reading

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Jodia Arias’ 19 Minutes of Nothing

I expected more, didn’t you?  Jodi Arias is supposed to have an IQ that rivals Einstein’s.   She, or her defense team, made us wait for days to hear her statement to the jury and what we got was 19 minutes … Continue reading

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Exhibit #159 – A Moment in Time

EXHIBIT #159 Finally!  The trial of Arizona versus Arias has been turned over to the jury.  The clock has been started.  They have begun the last, yet most important step for the guilt phase of this trial.  I have shared … Continue reading

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The Pursuit of Justice

The one thing we all have in common as Americans is our pursuit of justice.  Ask a hundred people what their definition of justice is and you will get a hundred different answers.  I took a moment to look it … Continue reading

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Boston Strong

I’ve loved the city of Boston since my classmates and I went on a school field trip to the city five decades ago.  My fondness for Beantown only grew when members of my family lived and worked there for a … Continue reading

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Running The Good Race

Many of us have seen the coverage on television and read the news stories about the horrific bombing at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.   I sorted through them in anticipation of writing something that might explain how I … Continue reading

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