- October 01
- Male, Jewish, in my fifties, married with kids (well, at this point I guess that should be "kid"). Thanks to Lezlie for avatar artwork - sort of a translation of my screen name. "Salaam" is peace in Arabic, hence the peace sign. (No, my name doesn't mean "hunk of meat" and yes, the pun is intentional.)
MY RECENT POSTS
- The Jewish People as a Pimple
June 02, 2013 02:15AM
- Why Merging Judaism and
Christianity Doesn't Work
May 22, 2013 08:28PM
- Boatload of Sentences Sunday:
Fracking, Unabridged Version
May 12, 2013 07:31PM
- One Sentence Sunday: Fracking
May 12, 2013 12:58PM
- Tales of J: Broadway music at
Friday night services
April 22, 2013 01:10AM
MY RECENT COMMENTS
I focused on
the same sentence Lezlie did.
That was great.”
- “In rereading this, what
hits me is not being able to
your mother at work,
- “The one drop rule is
ultimately silly but used to
- “Or go with Foolish
Monkey's suggestion, saying
Hey, if anyone
from Legal had
think that was mine, though
I've written related stuff.
In many respects, he's not at all who I thought he was. I knew that he… Read full post »
This post grew out of a comment I made on Tom Cordle's A Liberal Call to Arms.
I am going to vote Democratic in the upcoming election. So much for a secret ballot. I actually agree with the issue stands of the Green Party more, so why am I going to… Read full post »
This is the latest in a series of stories about my late son. It turns out that OS is a decent place to grieve.
My son was born a few blocks from the White House, in a hospital that closed years ago. He always had a taste for politics, though the… Read full post »
This was inspired by a post by Jeremiah Horrigan called Neil Armstrong without tears.
I look at my elders and notice they wonder what on Earth is going on with the Younger Generation. We don’t appear to respect authority. We look awful, we listen to loud and anarchic music, we protest… Read full post »
I've been reading some excellent posts lately from Kemstone and Rw005g on Social Security about how there are moves to reduce and/or privatize it, ostensibly out of the misguided conviction that any program run by the Government is intrinsically a bad idea but actually because banks can make way more… Read full post »
Times are tight, so I don't cut too many checks these days. However, if Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf were to solicit a donation from me to help him build his mosque near Ground Zero, I'd write that check.
Because to support that mosque is to strike a blow for American… Read full post »