Monthly Archives: April 2011

Chewing Gum

It was in early childhood when I got off on the wrong foot, if you will, concerning bubblegum. I tried it only a few times. The flavor, and especially the smell, of the standard pink (Bazooka Joe) bubblegum was unattractive … Continue reading

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A Fairy Tale

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Osama bin Laden

Know anyone expert in Arabic calligraphy? Ever since the 9/11 attacks and after seeing so many pictures of Osama bin Laden I’ve had this idea in the back of my mind about what I would say if I’d ever had … Continue reading

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Vietnam Veterans kicked in the balls by Hillary Clinton

A whole new twist on the meaning of Political Science: If you are a Vietnam War veteran and have a child with a recognized birth defect your child may be eligible for certain VA benefits. But if and only if … Continue reading

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The Signet

This is a photograph of a modified bronze date inscription stamper held in hand by a City of Milwaukee employee. Reversed text reads: City of Milwaukee 2010 This is a tool used to indicate that the city, as opposed to … Continue reading

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Affirmative Action Reaction

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Not Your Fathers’ Justice

Imagine yourself arrested. The Police even placed you in handcuffs. You’ve already been transported to jail, searched, fingerprinted and photographed. You’ve been advised of your Constitutional Rights. You’ve secured the services of an attorney. You’ve had your Preliminary Hearing before … Continue reading

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Feral Children in the 21st Century

This is a reprise of some emails I sent out earlier in the year. I’m posting them for those who may have missed them and to clarify the purpose of counting down to publishing my Trump Card: Monday May 4, … Continue reading

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A New Noise Ordinance

This was my response to a noisy neighborhood on Labor Day, 2009. I submitted this to JSOnline.com. Of course, they never published it.   I also called the Police. Swift Justice. Confiscate the noisemakers on the spot: all sound amplification … Continue reading

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My Most Unforgettable Character

In years past Reader’s Digest magazine had a regular contributory feature called My Most Unforgettable Character. These articles were brief profiles or character sketches of some famous and not-so-famous individuals. For whatever reason, the personae of these particular individuals would … Continue reading

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