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New York City: My fondest memories

Back in the late 50s, I made my first trip to New York City, aka “The Big Apple.” To make it even more special for myself, I  made the journey via my brand new, 1957, blue and white, four-door Chevrolet […]

New York City: My fondest memories

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Back in the late 50s, I made my first trip to New York City, aka “The Big Apple.” To make it even more special for myself, I  made the journey via my brand new, 1957, blue and white, four-door Chevrolet […]

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William Kristol is a dissenter but he is also a neocon

“A ‘Neocon’ is neither new or conservative, but old as Babylon and evil as Hell.” — Edward Abbey Being an unrepentant Neocon, such as William (Bill) Kristol, means having never

Albert Camus’ Book, ‘The Plague’ has found a new era

We live in dangerous times. The number of people who have been infected and died from the Coronavirus Pandemic proves it. Our America is running at half-speed at the

Johnny Carson warts and all

“If life were fair, Elvis would be alive and all the impersonators would be dead.” - Johnny Carson There were many amazing things about the late, iconic Johnny Carson, the

John Wilkes Booth: Was he just a patsy?

“And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.” — Saint John the Evangelist Who can forget the last words of John F. Kennedy’s alleged assassin,

Chile, Argentina, Cape Horn: The end of the world

At around age ten, my earliest memory of a personality from South America was not of any politician, artist, or explorer. It was of a legendary heavyweight boxer, Luis

COVID-19: A personal view from Baltimore

Roland and 36 Streets - a ghost town atmosphere. Photo By Bill Hughes. BALTIMORE — It’s a hard, scary time for sure. COVID-19 is the enemy, but you can’t see

John Denver took the world home

I made my first trip to the West of Ireland, County Mayo, in the early 70s. My late mother, Hanorah Thornton Hughes, was born there in the village of

‘First Dark: A Buffalo Soldier’s Story’ is a darn good read

The year is 1863. The month is May. The Civil War is raging like a firestorm. By the time this lethal national tragedy is over, it will count over

Ronald Reagan and his fat cats were a prelude to Trump

“When it came to corporate greed, the Great Communicator [Ronald Reagan] was also the Great Enabler.” - William Kleinknecht The book is a scathing, and well deserved, an indictment of

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