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  • Kiss your end goodbye

    “Armageddon is upon us!” That’s what preachers and pastors used to shout from the pulpits of my youth at the least provocation.“The end is ...

  • Under new management

    Perhaps some of you remember that old John Denver song: If you ask how I’m doin’ here without you, I’d like to say I’m doin’ fine and I ...

  • On war, Sandy and human decency

    The last two weeks are weeks that should not have been. Not for the people in New York, or Staten Island, or the Jersey Shore or dozens of other ...

  • Happy anniversary!

    In his first debate, Obama made some comment about an anniversary.I think he was awake during the first few moments of that event, so he should ...

  • States of confusion

    if you are not interested in the U.S. presidential elections, good.Neither am I at the moment. I don't understand the process, I don't understand ...

  • Of mouses and me

    "Five Tricks to Use on Your Mouse."That headline caught my eye at once. I know the younger generation(s) are rapidly leaving me behind. Actually, ...

  • And the most stupid award goes to …

    Students have now been in university long enough to do something really stupid.(You may notice that the “stupid” theme has dominated this column ...

  • And the most stupid award goes to …

    Students have now been in university long enough to do something really stupid.(You may notice that the “stupid” theme has dominated this column ...

  • Stupid is as stupid does

    I do not view myself as inordinately stupid. I know, I know. There have been columns which seemed to point in that general direction. I have ...

  • Needed — makeover facials

    My gosh, the political games are really getting interesting! Between Obama and Romney, and Dunderdale and Osborne, it’s more than challenging to ...