Category Archives: Politics

Postcard From Latvia And Copenhagen


I have to temporarily suspend my daily posting on this site for the next several weeks due to other immediate demands on my time, but will still attempt to sporadically offer something for your consideration, so please check back at … Continue reading

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How Did We Become Extremists?


As I look around me, the conclusion seems inevitable – we are all becoming extremists. In prior years, politics were able to function based on the ability of our representatives to reach a compromise regarding important issues. No one got … Continue reading

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Boycott


Growing up, we always had at least one newspaper delivered to our house, and most often two. My parents were always in opposing political camps, and cancelled each other’s votes in any given election. Between them, my mother’s sister, as … Continue reading

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Who Do You Believe?


Daniel Patrick Moynihan famously said, “Everyone is entitled to their own opinions, but not their own facts.” Having come from a background grounded in science, I have long been schooled in the scientific method, and how proofs of theories are … Continue reading

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The Sunshine Bridge and Louisiana Politics


Having lived in Chicago for eight years during the heyday of Mayor J. Daley and his vote-and-vote often machine politics, I should have been better prepared for the politics of Louisiana when I moved to New Orleans in 1968. However, … Continue reading

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