Tag Archives: Environmental Issues

Those City Lights

Maybe you had to be there, but we all knew something was terribly wrong with the mid to late seventies. It wasn’t just that Disco stuff – Donna Summer and the Bee-Gees were fine, or they were at least tolerable … Continue reading

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Liberty or Death

Okay, it’s March 23, 1775, and you’re at St. John’s Church in Richmond, Virginia, at the Virginia Convention. And there’s Patrick Henry up there. And he says it – “Give me Liberty, or give me Death!” Thomas Jefferson and George … Continue reading

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