Monthly Archives: July 2013

A Letter to Prince Charles

Four months before I was born, Prince Charles of Wales came into this world.  Charles did the “Royalty Thing” and I did the middle class American thing.  I’ve not followed Charles much, but I know he had a wonderful education, … Continue reading

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Today Detroit, Tomorrow Chicago?

This week the city of Detroit officially declared title 9 bankruptcy. It is estimated that the city of 700,000 people has total debts of $18-$20 billion. For years city expenses have far outstripped revenues. The time of reckoning has come, … Continue reading

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Conceal and Carry and the Trayvon Martin Case

Last night a jury ruled that George Zimmerman was not guilty of second degree murder or manslaughter in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.  There was not sufficient evidence to overrule the thesis that Zimmerman feared for his life and … Continue reading

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Recreating on the Mississippi River

The last few days have been filled with recreational activity on the Mississippi River here in Winona. With the house filled to the brim with relatives and friends, it doesn’t take long for someone to say, “Hey, why don’t we … Continue reading

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