Category Archives: Suicide

New Year’s Eve, 1976

It was more than 40 years ago; New Year’s Eve, 1976 to be exact, that I pulled a night shift as a volunteer operator with the Underground Switchboard. I got a call from a middle-aged man talking suicide. Contrary to … Continue reading

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Two Books – Same Title

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Page Eleven – A Comparison

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state-of-the-art Slavery

Slavery has not gone away. Much depends on how you interpret “involuntary servitude”. Amendment XIII Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, … Continue reading

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We are a Nation of Immigrants

We are also a nation of suicides – do the math.

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Gary Wetzel

Speaking as a fellow Vietnam war veteran I have but three words for Gary Wetzel: Marcia, Marcia, Marcia!

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Suicide Bombers and The Three Great Religions

Have you never noticed that there are no Jewish suicide bombers? Have you never noticed that there are no Christian suicide bombers? The explanation is not far to seek. A Jew has both feet firmly planted in this, the material … Continue reading

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