Monthly Archives: February 2017

Camus “The Fall” – A Book Review

“I always hope, in fact, that my interlocutor will be a policeman and that he will arrest me for the theft of ‘The Just Judges’.” Seems to me that Camus thought a great deal of himself – which is apparent … Continue reading

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Accra, and the Future

Mine is not a travel blog. Though I travel all the time, the places I go and the situations I encounter don’t fit the “wine and cheese” feel-good stories that make travel blogs so cathartic. Castles in Europe; deep wide … Continue reading

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Meme Away, Oh Fearsome Warriors

There’s a lot of debate these days about the future of America, our values, and our place in the world, isn’t there? The agora it certainly is not, to be sure. Sage figures expounding logic has been replaced by Facebook … Continue reading

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Venezuela’s Ongoing 25 Year Coup

Explosions and gunfire rattled through the early morning Caracas silence. “Coup” they said as we stumbled into the living room, and they turned on the television. A tank was knocking down the doors of a palace. Armed figures were flitting … Continue reading

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Death and Taxes…

So it’s that time of year again, and I’m doing my taxes. Reminding me just how complicated life is and how much time was spent last year in slave labor. This year is sort of my halfway mark – if … Continue reading

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Immigration and Christianity (Part 2)

Continued from Part 1. Back to my friend’s question, the “conundrum” of immigration. Because he is a Christian, as am I. And does not Jesus say all over the place how important it is to help the needy, to feed … Continue reading

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Immigration and the Know-Nothings (Part 1)

Continuing sort of on the theme of, oh let’s call it ‘America’s strategic reorientation’; I suppose it’s time to touch on the topic of the day. Immigration. A friend of mine recently asked “What do you think?” because for him, … Continue reading

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