Monthly Archives: September 2016

Holocaust Denial

Looks like this is an excellent movie you might look forward to seeing: And here is a snippet of the real Professor Deborah Lipstadt upon whose experiences, in part, the story the movie is based.

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How Does An Accident Like This Happen?

This morning’s Hoboken, NJ train crash into the terminal at high speed.  First thoughts sadly these days are terrorism, mindful of The French Connection.  Except this was no Hollywood story of Gene Hackman racing the clock to prevent a runaway … Continue reading

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August Landmesser, Rassenschande, and the Courage to say No.

Rassenschande.  Almost sounds like “rise and shine” though in the German language it means quite the contrary.  You know what “schande” means — a shame or embarrassment.  Rassenschande had a specific connotation in Nazi Germany as part of the Nuremberg … Continue reading

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The Lester of the Evils

  See that little man in the center of the screen?  That’s Lester Holt who had no clue how to moderate a debate, largely sitting quietly by as The Donald ran roughshod over any attempt to get him to respect … Continue reading

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A Cascade of Events

“You’d think it would happen in Everett or Seattle, but a small town of Burlington, I’d never dream something like this would happen.”  A representative quote from a report after 20 year-old Arcan Cetin was arrested for (allegedly) gunning down five … Continue reading

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Philadelphia, Wentzylvania

Good one, Dan (P).  The City of Brotherly Love is going gaga for the start of the season that QB Carson Wentz is having for the Eagles.  Three consecutive games with no turnovers and an impressive presence in the pocket. … Continue reading

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Near Epic Collapse/Comeback

Entering tonight’s game at Citi Field the Philadelphia Phillies had never blown a 10 run lead in their one-hundred and thirty-three year history, and the New York Mets had never overcome a deficit of 10 runs (in their fifty-four year … Continue reading

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