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First World Problems

About 3 billion of the world’s 7 billion people struggle to survive, living on less than $1 per day. When these Third World people have problems their very lives are at stake, but we in the “First World” have difficulties … Continue reading

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PEOPLE BARRIERS

A few weeks ago I was at the Brazilian Consulate in Chicago obtaining a VISA for travel to that country. The Consulate is on the 18th floor of one of Chicago’s many tall buildings. When I walked into the Consulate … Continue reading

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NEVER TOO LATE

When I was an eleven year old cub scout growing up in Omaha my father bought us two season tickets to the Omaha Knights hockey team.  In those days the National Hockey League had only 6 teams so many players … Continue reading

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Indians Aren’t Stupid

This week Obama went to Hindustan, literally the land of the Hindu’s, and talked with politicians and India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The main item on Obama’s agenda was to convince the Indians to reduce their carbon footprint. On cue, … Continue reading

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Exemption from Criticism

Wednesday morning I awakened to news that at least two Islamic terrorists shot and killed at least 12 people at a publication office in Paris.  The offices of Charlie Hebdo, a satirical publication, were under “police protection”, which consisted of a … Continue reading

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Michael Brown: Beneath the Surface

Please let me present a different take on the Michael Brown tragedy, and the resulting demonstrations and property destruction after the Grand Jury failed to indict Officer Darren Wilson. I have waited for a while because I wanted to read … Continue reading

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The Millennials

Millennials are people born between 1980 and 2000, or people who are currently in the age group 14-34, which includes my current cohort of 18-22 year old college students. This week one of my students asked me to take a … Continue reading

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