Category Archives: News and politics

Artificial Intelligence – The Serpent in the Garden


Artificial Intelligence – The Serpent in the Garden? Anyone involved with computers in their work is witnessing the exponential growth in the abilities of artificial intelligence (AI) in solving real world problems that involve pattern recognition. The chess world has … Continue reading

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Why We Fight


Happy New Year to you all! 2022 may seem like it was just yesterday (smile) but the state of the world continues to be one of escalating conflict. Hence, I felt compelled to offer you my following essay. Why We … Continue reading

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Good News, Bad News – 2022


My Poetry Muse appears to have taken a sabbatical. As a result, The Poem of the Week shall be replaced by the Musings of the Week, which will contain mostly prose and possibly poetry, depending on the fickle Muse. As … Continue reading

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Land of Opportunities


Once again, I’m grateful to my friend Dave for the following verses for this Monday’s Poem of the Week. Yesterday was 9/11, a sobering reminder of what our country went through on a day I thought we never forget. Sadly, … Continue reading

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I vote


With Election Day tomorrow, I’m grateful to my friend Dave who wrote the following poem, so appropriate for the occasion. Please do your part – vote with conscience. I Vote I vote to increase my personal wealthFrom out of the … Continue reading

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Milk and Humor


Amidst the current crisis people are facing due to a shortage of baby formula, combined with the myriad of disasters blasting us from all the news outlets, most of us desperately need a moment of humor to leaven our life. … Continue reading

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The Tort System Lottery


Americans love playing the lottery. The bigger the jackpot, the more the number of people who want to play. Besides the State run lotteries, there is another jackpot we love to find – the tort lottery. Have you been injured? … Continue reading

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How Changes in Healthcare Will Affect You


There has been a tectonic change in the way medicine is being practiced in our country. It began in the early 1960’s, when the government and private insurance became the major payers for physician services, and accelerated in the early … Continue reading

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When the Tanks Come Rolling In


For several weeks now, I have been unable to turn on the TV news. The images coming from Ukraine are too similar to almost suppressed but not forgotten memories from my childhood. I was well on the way to my … Continue reading

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Olympic Glory


The Olympics have officially opened in Beijing. We’ve always enjoyed watching the spectacle, drama, athleticism, triumph and tragedy that is inherent in the gathering of the best in the world. This year, however, there are stark differences that are difficult … Continue reading

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