Tag Archives: Syria Crisis Over

Forever Expecting the Expected

September is when things fall into their proper place. Vacations are over. The kids go back to school, and for adults, the dull routine of work resumes. Baseball starts to wrap up and the long college and professional football seasons … Continue reading

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Changing the Game

Yeah, yeah – everything changed in America in the sixties. Unthinking support for this war or that evaporated, traditional ideas about the proper relationship between the races collapsed, there was a massive shift in what was considered acceptable sexual behavior, … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of Abandoning Hope

There’s always hope. That’s what everyone wants to hear when everything has gone wrong and it all seems utterly hopeless. Teenagers are told that all the time, even if they seldom believe it – awkward young girls seldom turn into … Continue reading

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Swapping One Crisis for Another

Syria is over, at least as a crisis to lead the news, day after day. Maybe our secretary of state, John Kerry, committed a major gaffe in London, when he sarcastically said the whole crisis would be over if Syria … Continue reading

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