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2007

  • 2007

    23 May 2007: Sacrifice & Burgers

    Thanks for the sacrifice; have a burger “How do you ask a man to be the last man to die for a mistake?” That was the question John Kerry posited for…

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    9 May 2007: People Heard in Colorado

    The people’s voice is being heard and will again ’08 One cannot help but feeling optimistic when looking over not only what the state legislature has accomplished this session but also…

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    25 April 2007: Violence: Beat Goes On

    Beat goes on with violence There is an insanity abounding that, scary enough, makes sense to some. Last week, when crazed gunman Cho Seung-Hui took 32 innocent lives, he, as is…

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    11 April 2007: Cancer & Research

    Cancer deserves man-on-the-moon status Life, as many understand but for which few are prepared, often throws us a curve and, on occasion, a bean ball. Of late, following the national news…

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    28 March 2007: Fools’ War in Iraq

    Fools war in Iraq is a colossal blunder War can be explained as an arena in which older men live out unfulfilled fantasies and failed personal expectations vicariously through younger men.…

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    14 March 2007: Ritter’s Blue Collar

    Ritter selling his blue collar to highest bidder One thing Steven Graeber likes to do is to conclude his column with a quote from the Gipper. One I have yet to…

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    28 February 2007: The Rev & Hoops

    People are not always who they seem In reference to the sub-atomic quantum world, one of the professors in What the Bleep Do We Know jocularly observes, “It can get very…

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    14 February 2007: Broken Pipes & Promises

    Broken pipes and broken promises It has been a busy season for those in the business of thawing pipes, but a bitter one for many Georgetown residents. While the tornado-force winds…

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    31 January 2007: Bush as Ahab

    Bush is sailing this ship toward failure Recently, a couple of national columnists made an analogy in their columns between George Bush and Ahab, the mad captain of the Pequod in…

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    17 January 2007: Surviving Mountain Winters

    We must be crazy to weather these winters “These are times that try men’s souls.” Thomas Paine wrote those words to instill courage in our early freedom fighters, struggling mightily to…

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    3 January 2007: The year 2007

    What will you do in ’07, or is it ’13? The year 2007 is a “point in time,” ostensibly 2,007 years since the birth of Christ, who, evidence seems to show,…