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Baltimore protestors greet Trump with hostile reception

Although the temperature hovered around the ninety-degree mark in the late afternoon of Thursday, September 12, 2019, it was even hotter in the section of Baltimore known as Harbor East. The reason for that was that the ultra-conservative Republican President […]

Baltimore protestors greet Trump with hostile reception

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Although the temperature hovered around the ninety-degree mark in the late afternoon of Thursday, September 12, 2019, it was even hotter in the section of Baltimore known as Harbor East. The reason for that was that the ultra-conservative Republican President […]

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Off in Alaska with Blue Water Adventures

After our Mount Hood, Oregon, family-related holiday in late July and early August 2019, Ann and I took off for the wilds of Southeast Alaska on a trip with

John Waters will present new book ‘Mr. Know-It-All’ in L.A.

On Saturday night the line in front of the Atomic Books’ store, on Falls Road, in Hampden (Hon), curved around the block. I had a strong feeling of deja

Julian Assange: Hero or ‘Spoiled Brat’?

In 2006, the Australian-born Julian Assange, now age 47, founded Wikileaks. It slowly built up a first-rate reputation as an organization that got the inside scoop on war crimes

New Orleans and Major General Andrew Jackson

Last year, in early February, I spent a delightful week in the City of New Orleans. It was my first visit and also the beginning of the Mardi Gras

Kenny Sailors: The man who invented the jump shot

Back in the late 40s and early 50s, I would occasionally attend pro basketball games at the Coliseum on Monroe Street in Northwest Baltimore, near Pennsylvania Avenue. Like the

Britain’s Paul Johnson Debunks Karl Marx, the Icon

Back in the 70s, the late author Tom Wolfe put out a hard- hitting, satirical piece entitled, “Radical Chic.” It was a put down of a ritzy party given

Northern Vancouver Island and the mighty Orcas

This year after our Mount Hood, Oregon family-related holiday, Ann and I took off for the wilds of Northern Vancouver Island, which included the blue, Inside-Passage waters of the

Demon Suicide: The haunting in our psyche

“There is but one serious philosophical problem and that is suicide.” — Albert Camus I recall stepping into a funeral parlor in my old neighborhood, Locust Point, located within walking

Richard Trumpka gets World Peace Prize for Labor Leadership

Richard L. Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO, was presented Tuesday with the inaugural “World Peace Prize for Labor Leadership.” The event took place at the headquarters of the AFL-CIO,

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