Archive for April2013

Tsarnaev and McVeigh: The Price We Pay?

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  Doctrine, Disaffection and Violence The news is full of stories of the FBI and others “scrambling” for clues to understand the motivation of Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the chief Boston Bomber.  So far we know that he was unsuccessful as a boxer, married, a father, unemployed and a follower of “radical Islam.” Patriot Gone Awry Tsarnaev’s trajectory […]

A Vietnam Rememberance

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I got to know them, if just a bit, and was honored to be tagging along. They are a class act.

Baghdad in Boston

Yesterday in Iraq there were explosions in Baghdad, Fallujah, Tikrit, Samarra, and Hilla.

Queer as an NBA Point Guard

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   A Man in Uniform? Former NBA coach Phil Jackson made news of a sort this week when he asserted that he had “never run into” a gay professional basketball player. And, according to Huff Post, San Francisco 49ers player Chris Culliver told Artie Lange that he would not welcome gay players in the NFL or on his […]

One Ringy Dingy

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  When Going Back to Bed seems like a Good Idea I am at that point in life where consolidation seems like a good idea: finances, possessions, you name it. It was for that reason that I decided to make Verizon my single stop for home phone, internet and cell service. Months ago I made […]