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Leave me alone!

Leave me alone!

Oh my, the comments about the video with the woman walking for ten hours sure have been fascinating. Since I’m sometimes very introverted, I can understand the desire to be left alone. But since I can also be very extroverted, I understand the desire to reach out. There are often days where I’ll great everyone I walk by, for hours, with a hearty hello or a compliment, and there are other days when I won’t say a word to anyone….

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Was the atomic bombing of Japan necessary?

Was the atomic bombing of Japan necessary?

I talked to a liberal recently about the atomic bombing of Japan at the end of World War II. To this man, it was an undeniable fact that dropping the bombs was morally and ethically wrong. Destroying the two cities and killing¬†hundreds of thousands of “innocent civilians”, was, in his mind, one of the great crimes of the last century. He said it was “self evident to anything thinking person” that it was a crime of the highest magnitude. I…

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Every little stupidity enshrined forever for all to see

Every little stupidity enshrined forever for all to see

I remember, long ago, when you could do something stupid or silly in public and not have to worry about it. Yes, your friends had a good laugh at your expense, and it might even have been scandalous, but¬†the accounts were all verbal, albeit occasionally someone took a photo, if they happened to have a camera. The photo was on film, had to be developed (which took days usually) and was difficult to copy and distribute. Those were the days!…

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Stop acting like fools!

Stop acting like fools!

Okay, the Malaysian officials, US officials and all the other officials need to stop speculating and talking about the missing plane. This isn’t CSI where investigations are wrapped up in an hour or two. This is the real world, and the plane went down (most likely) in an area larger than the United States. That’s several MILLION square miles, and most of it is water. Even when (and if) the plane is found, it will take months if not years…

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