Category: Political Commentary

  • Fourth of July

    Fourth of July in Real Time Vail is filled with older couples who appear to be happy. They are well dressed, not fat and drink a lot. The other night I went to a great concert of Mozart and I liked it so much the next night I went back to hear the Blues and […]

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  • I dreamt I was taller

    I dreamt I was taller… Last night I dreamt I was taller and was so happy. In my dream I was standing on a doctor’s scale and had extended the height stick so I could show the doctor I had grown. I was surprised, myself, about this event. In my dream I felt more powerful […]

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  • uses for curtains in London

    uses for curtains in London

    I wrote a while ago about Fergie and her shame and it was interesting to read what people thought. Some were sad about it as I was and  some thought it was unimportant in light of what was going on in the world. I agree with both sides of the coin. When I saw the […]

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  • France and rules for women…

    France and rules for women I am not sure I understand France’s attempt to prevent Muslim women from veiling themselves. When I first heard of this possible new law I was uncertain why a country would think this was a good idea. Is it because the French fear terrorists and therefore believe terrorists are more […]

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  • Shake it up, baby

    More stuff: I was listening to the radio this morning and hearing Iran and Turkey are trading commodities. Iran is shipping uranium to Turkey in return for more “enriched uranium” for fuel rods to use in medical equipment for cancer research. This piece of news has been received with some hesitation as it does not […]

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  • What did you hear today?

    What did you hear today?

    I heard from a banker that he agreed with me on the market outlook, saying the “blip” in the market was a terrorist attempt to see if the stock market could be manipulated. Isn’t that interesting? There is a definite shift happening. I wonder almost hourly what my role should be in all of this. […]

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  • What other people hear

    Yesterday I passed an open double-decker bus filled with Asians who were touring San Francisco. The tour director was Hispanic and conducting the tour in English. I stood on the sidewalk and attempted to understand what he was saying for at least two minutes. I couldn’t understand a word. The people in the bus listened […]

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  • Don’t buy stocks now…

    Something new in the universe.. Mercury is out of retrograde But we still stand a chance of tipping off our axis. If you think there are too many things that are off in the world you are right. The environmental issues are bad enough but the presence of nuclear weapons will be what destroys us. […]

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  • Gandi’s words mean so much…

    I believe that true democracy can only be an outcome of nonviolence.  The structure of a world federation can be raised only on a foundation of nonviolence, and violence will have to be totally given up in world affairs. -Gandhi, 1942

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  • Responses to Last Post

    I was touched and fascinated to receive many responses to my last post. I have listed some below.It seems the idea of being  part of an illustrious family or having any edge in life affects many of us. Thanks for sharing your thoughts with me. I so empathize with a great deal that you said […]

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