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Living in Lobsterland

By Herbert Rogoff, in Arts

When I moved to Rockport, Massachusetts, in 1970, I was in my early forties and had never before eaten a lobster. Not once in all of my life had I tried it, even though the Chinese restaurant I frequented in my former home in Jackson Heights, New York, served Lobster Cantonese, which my wife consumed […]

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Andrew Keen titled his new book, The Internet is Not The Answer. This rather mild wording belies the scope and seriousness of the problems he discusses and the scathing condemnation he lays on those he deems responsible. Keen concludes that, “Rather than the answer, the Internet is actually the central question about our connected twenty-first-century […]

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After the 6-3 decision of the Supreme Court of the United States to pass into law their version of the Affordable Health Care Act, it’s apparent that no matter what Congress intended when they wrote a law, if that law has been enacted, even though it is problematic, SCOTUS will take it upon themselves to […]

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Discover two outstanding new recordings featuring the music of composer Michel Legrand and performed brilliantly by Melissa Errico through my new video review as you Mark! My Words on Music. # # # # Biographical Sketch: Please click on My Name, Mark Evans, in the Left Sidebar to view all the Video Listings and Articles […]

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THE FINAL WORD

By Ed Silverman, in Current Events

“A fish stinks from the head down”–Metaphorical phrase dating back hundreds of years. The Brian Williams story has “lost its legs” and the media has moved on—but, being a stubborn old cuss, I have not. Williams’ interview by Matt Lauer on the Today Show was a disaster– evoking convoluted, disjointed, meandering answers by a self-delusional […]

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SCHOOL BOARD

By J.D. Zumwalt, in Current Events

Some of you may not be aware that our little county (Moore) in North Carolina is going thru some pretty bizarre times involving our School Board. I’ll try to outline it briefly and then I want to tell you about the huge lesson we’ve learned. It’s a lesson you can use – It was actually […]

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With all of the problems confronting our world, professional sports and side-bar stories often have a way of attracting our attention. What happened at Yankee Stadium Friday night in the very first inning will not change the course of American or world history, but it seems to have really befuddled a major business entity with […]

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After watching part of Hillary Clinton’s presidential announcement speech from New York City, I snapped the television off and thought, “If a dramatic speech would create security and prosperity, then the Democrats would be in charge.” Her words were a remarkable recitation of class warfare and wealth redistribution that have been owned by Democrats since […]

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