This Is Just My Opinion...

...Valued Only By Me And Nobody Else
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 54153b6bcea886ae Angst, Hubris, Libido, and Fidelity: Marriage Counsellors were presented with this problem:  A & B have been married for more than a few years.  Suddenly A, having lost interest in sexual activity, decides to become celebate.  B's interest in sex,… Read full post »

MAY 5, 2009 9:16PM

Walsh v Matthews & Buchanan


If you missed the May 5th installment of Hardball With Chris Matthews on MSNBC, go to the web site MSNBC.COM(on site, click on MSNBC TV  then click on Hardball in drop-down menu, then click on the video with picture of fireman "race still a sore s… Read full post »

MAY 5, 2009 10:36AM


This man is a racist.


 Why did the Senate Republicans choose him to lead the opposition as their ranking member of the  Judiciary Committee in the upcoming confirmation hearings for the selection of a Supreme Court Justice to fill the seat to be vacated by retiring Justice Souter?Read full post »


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PH2009050302415 By Howard Kurtz Washington Post Staff Writer
Monday, May 4, 2009

The New York Times Co. said last night that it is notifying federal authorities of its plans to shut down the Boston Globe, raising the possibility that New England's most storied newspaper could cease to exist within weeks.

%IM… Read full post »

clioavatar1234905382"Not all women turn into psychopaths.  Not all women transform into flesh eating bitches."

Your post is so recognizably truthful, saying so would be supremely redundant. 

Creating, and identifying with, stereotypes occurs when people become intellectually and morally lazy.… Read full post »

MAY 2, 2009 11:24AM

The State of the Fourth Estate

The term Fourth Estate refers to the press. The term goes back at least to Thomas Carlyle in the first half of the 19th century. Thomas Macaulay used it in 1828.

Novelist Jeffrey Archer in his work The Fourth Estate made the observation: "In May 1789, Louis XVI summoned toRead full post »

MAY 2, 2009 3:56AM

How to Write a Screenplay

For Fireeyes24 and others

who ought to be in

pictures.....(and when

you've completed your



Emma Peel 

& I will help

you locate an



from WikiHow:

Have a great idea for a movie? Here are the steps to get… Read full post »

MAY 1, 2009 11:30AM

Obama the Poker Player

Obama the Poker Player  
President Obama was a regular in the low stakes games that he and members of the Illinois State legislature engaged in during ling sessions. He brought some of the tendencies he displayed around the card table to his presidential campaign. They are ce… Read full post »

 If you've read Theodora L'Engle Knight's post about forgiveness and her father, you can understand how and why this post was inspired.................

fewerpixelsspot_sept2006__cover1235307894Forgiveness and apology are the currency that we use to buy our tomorrows in the course of human events and relationships.  He/Read full post »

APRIL 28, 2009 5:34AM

The Mystery of The Missing Comments

The Mystery of The Missing Comments solved! I think. It may well be that I was looking at the comment stream of one post while thinking of another. Thanks to Lonnie Lazar's comment re an inconsistency in dates, I have been able to resolve the problem on my own, to my satisfaction.… Read full post »

Biden Predicted International "Torture" Test Of Obama

Back in October, two weeks before the election, Joe Biden warned that America's enemies would test Barack Obama with an international crisis within six months if he was elected president. "Mark my words," Biden told donors at a Seattle fund-… Read full post »

 janetnapolitano_potrait_081Secretary of Homeland Security, Janet Napalitano, has issued a warning against travelling to Mexico due to the outbreak of swine flu.  Kidnappings, beheadings, random shootings and the like were apparently not enough to stem the tide of Americans travelling to Mexico.

What is it ab… Read full post »

I was wandering through Open Salon and stumbled upon a post that had been given the "editor's pick" designation.  Interested in seeing just what makes a post an "editor's pick",  I clicked on the avatar of the author and what I got is what you see here. 

Now, I know that a… Read full post »


Degree Or Not Degree, Is That The Question?


Arizona State University spokeswoman, Sharon Keeler, said that the University awards honorary degrees to recognize individuals for their work and accomplishments spanning their lifetime: “Because President Obama… Read full post »

First Lady, Michelle Obama didn't have all of the "touching moments"
during the recent trip overseas..."Reach out and touch someone....." is
apparently more than just words to President and Mrs. Obama.
APRIL 26, 2009 10:50AM

On Growing Audiences

I read the Thomas Rogers Thomas Rogers post, "Tips: Growing Your Audience".  Some of you already know how I can turn a comment into a post:  

I'm from the old school, and somewhat technologically challenged. After reading some of the comments to your post,  I suspect that … Read full post »

 ….“Your house is your larger body…..Your house shall be not an anchor but a mast.

It shall not be a glistening film that covers a wound, but an eyelid that guards the eye.

You shall not fold your wings that you may pass through doors, nor bend your headsRead full post »

     WANTED:  0dd4d1d7c3c64f4e A meaningful overnight relationship.

Talk is cheap, A_Soul_Tormented because the supply exceeds the demand.

nothinghere  I am having an out-of-money experience.

I live in my own little world,  427px-ThePoint  but it's OK, everyone knows me her… Read full post »

Thank you all for the acknowledgement of my posts for Kathy and Y Heron.  It is your openness and honesty that makes it possible for me to find and dedicate selections for you. 

Here's my trade secret:  The dedicated posts are really comments that are too long for the space provided… Read full post »

APRIL 23, 2009 10:03PM

To Y Heron: Allow Me, Please......

Your post was refreshingly candid.  If you are  a writer, you are a fighter too.  You can fight your way out of the doldrums.  Just keep on writing. 

Permit me to share with you the following from "The Prophet" by Kahlil Gibran:

“You work that you may keep pac… Read full post »

APRIL 23, 2009 10:08AM

A Post for Kathy

This post is for Kathy Knechtges and the others  at this blog site who "get it".   When a poem speaks to you and for hole

Desiderata                    &n… Read full post »

APRIL 23, 2009 8:36AM

The Light Side Of The Transition

The Light Side Of The Transition

One day an old man approached the White House from across Pennsylvania Avenue, where he'd been sitting on a park bench.

He spoke to the Marine standing guard and said, "I would like to go in and meet with President Bush.

"The Marine looked at the man and… Read full post »

First, do no harm v Make a buck first

“First, do no harm….” is the primary moral and/or ethical imperative of the medical profession. It means that the interests and needs of the patient are to be placed above the interests and needs of the physician or caregiver. Profit driven corRead full post »