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The real Oscars await their time to shine

The real #Oscars await their moment to shine @TheAcademy @craigzadan @ABCNetwork @GMA pic.twitter.com/w9f95qugp2 — Neil Meron (@neilmeron) February 23, 2015 Advertisements

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My Declaration of Intention, a new regime to my day

I’ve spent my first morning of the new year Facebooking the news and opinion posts, mostly, reading the occasional article. Yesterday, before I shut down the ‘net, I reset statistics on my games, wiping the slate clean to create a … Continue reading

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Now that the Flag has taken me back

In 2008, after the election, I declared my higher allegiance to the Pride Flag than the American Flag which, especially on Election Day 2008, seemed to have, once and for all, turned its back on me and mine – the … Continue reading

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Lech Walesa’s Legacy and the Polish Stereotype

Oh, stop right there and shut the hell up,  I can say this.  Lech Walesa is an old, crotchety, small-minded Polack, and confirms every punchline of every joke ever told about “his kind” – and thank the intervening 24 hours … Continue reading

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The label ‘gay’ when it isn’t about sex, is about experiencing the thumb of oppression, about being part of an oppressed group, oppressed simply because they belong to it. It is about learning about the world from the minority perspective. Continue reading

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The Stand then and then, now.

THE STAND (1979) and THE STAND COMPLETE AND UNCUT (1990) My rating: 5 of 5 stars Of all the Stephen King – and I’ve held on to over 20 of them as they pass through my hands – the original … Continue reading

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Who are we, as “WE, the people”?

Thomas Paine, in COMMON SENSE tells us that “ Society is produced by our wants, and government by our wickedness; the former promotes our happiness positively by uniting our affections, the latter negatively by restraining our vices… Society in every … Continue reading

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