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Peter Breschard was born during the second half of the 20th century in the westernmost section of Long Island, New York; Breukelen. Reared in a suburban hamlet whose name honors famed Quaker Abolitionist Elias Hicks, Breschard has lived and worked in Boston, New York City, New Bedford, Stockbridge, Los Angeles, and Okemos, Michigan. Eschewing a narrowly focused career path, Breschard has at various times paid dues to the United Auto Workers, the Teamsters, the Screen Actors Guild, the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, and the Federation of Government Employees. Working as a cabbie, teacher, social worker, actor, federal agent, bookstore scout, production accountant, background artist, PC mechanic, census enumerator, stand-in, carpenter, floral deliveryperson, paperboy, caddy, Wall Street drone, portrayer of fictional characters; Breschard has never endorsed Hemingway's dictum regarding wars and writing. Peter Breschard's fictions have appeared in numerous publications.
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The Senate proposed the Eighteenth Amendment on December 18, 1917. Having been approved by 36 states, the 18th Amendment was ratified on January 16, 1919 and effected on January 17, 1920.… Read full post »
There’s a bit of a thief in all of us. Human beings are
capable of attempting whatever deed any other human being has
attempted, and can conceive of unspeakable actions without ever
carrying a single one of them out.
Right now, the vast majority of people in the United States are engaged,… Read full post »
George went down to the local Occupation camp the other day. You have to understand, George doesn’t live in a big city. George lives in what people in big cities hardly would consider a city at all. But his hometown is a state capital and as such has an Occupation going… Read full post »
Every thirteen years Brooks Brothers conducts a very special T-shirt event for our most favored clients. These high thread count wonders are woven from the begrimed souls of corporate CEOs, and other club members, who have gone on to the ultimate ta… Read full post »
Every thirteen years Brooks Brothers conducts a very special T-shirt event for our most favored clients. These high thread count wonders are woven from the begrimed souls of corporate CEOs, and other club members, who have gone on to the ultimate tax haven during/… Read full post »
Phil shouldn't be elected dog catcher.
Some folks should never get anywhere near a carburetor either. Or a fuel pump. Or a radiator. Or a transmission. You pick whatever part of an automobile you want and some folks shouldn't touch it with a ten-foot long… Read full post »
And so the blather which presents itself as statesmanship continues. The party of the extreme right dithers on about no government while the party of the less extreme right wing weeps about how it will have to take even more money from the poor and hand it over to their immensely… Read full post »
Where We Are Right Now
Step back. Forget day-to-day trivialities. Forget politics. Step back and take a wider view. As a citizen are you proud of where this nation is and where it is heading?
At present the United States has two illegal, full fledged wars going on in Iraq and Afghani… Read full post »
A great Valentine's Day gift
Playing with Nook Books (Barnes and Noble).
Illuminated manuscripts were more advanced than Kindle.
Link for Nook Circus Rider coming soon. Read full post »
Big news today is the rounding up of Mafia members all the way from the balmy shores of New Jersey to the frequently frozen fens of Boston. The Obama Justice Department decided it was about time they should enforce some of the laws of the United States. Attorney General… Read full post »
It’s been two years, are you awake enough now to open your eyes? Or are you still having your sweet dream about a handsome, wise, young man arising from the Midwest who at long last will fulfill a liberal Democratic vision of government? And bring peace and universal health care to… Read full post »
Now that Wikileaks has shown how the Obama administration took an active part in protecting torturers from prosecution in Spain, perhaps it's time to look again at the big lie of the past two years. Would somebody please make an ass of themself and explain why they think Obama is a liberal… Read full post »
from CIRCUS RIDER, a novel history by Peter Breschard copyright 2010
When the original manuscript of CIRCUS RIDER arrived at our workplace, my staff and I were decidedly cautious. In the course of an ordinary week, we encounter numerous historical novels based upon an a… Read full post »
Do you even think about the wars? After ten years of occupation of one Muslim country or another, do you ever stop to think about just how wrong these military actions are?
With all the whining from both parties about nickels and dimes and new economic theories coming out of… Read full post »
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