Monthly Archives: December 2016

We Were Like Frogs Dying in Water Boiling – That’s How Trump Won!

When I learned that long ago as a young man, Trump racially profiled prospective tenants, it was enough for me to disqualify him for the Presidency, let alone [intending no insult to dog-catchers] dog-catcher. And it should have been enough … Continue reading

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A Gift at Christmas.

Originally posted on odonnellgrunting:
Years ago, when Christmas was still Christmas, and I was just a wee boy stuck in my room in the attic because of the asthma, and everything else that was wrong with me, I had many…

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Happy Christmas from Buxtehude!

​Magnificat anima mea, BuxWV Anh. 1 I am a Flower of Sharon and a Rose in the Valley My hope that these will work are not high.

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Trump: “US Should Expand Nuclear Capacity” – More Like This Could Save Our Very Lives!

​​From today’s New York Times, Thursday, December 22, 2016: WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — President-elect Donald J. Trump said on Thursday that the United States should greatly “expand its nuclear capability…” “Mr. Trump’s statement, in a midafternoon Twitter post, may … Continue reading

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J Street the Ambassador and Jewish Values by Ayala Emmett

This is an important article by the Editor of The Jewish Pluralist, Ayala Emmett, on the subject of our designated ambassador to Israel. This is scary stuff. If you are not up on this already, be prepared to be more … Continue reading

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The Current Crisis and the Electoral College

Yesterday, published in The Jewish Pluralist was my response to an article posted there by Peter Eisenstadt: The Current Crisis and the Electoral College. My Response to The Current Crisis and the Electoral College available with this link, and below, takes issue with Mr. Eisenstadt’s fine … Continue reading

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Amazing Snaps of The Andromeda Galaxy

Originally posted on ALK3R:
A view of the sky from the Zervreila Mountain Lagoon in Switzerland The Andromeda Galaxy, the nearest major galaxy to the Milky Way, can be seen shining above a remote village in Switzerland. The cinematic…

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Surprising Pictures of a Ghost Town

Originally posted on ALK3R:
Thibaut Derien is a French photographer who decided to leave Paris, but to go where? He found a city that seemed to be empty of people, with closed shops and homes. He offers us a…

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Icarus: Short Drone Film

Originally posted on ALK3R:
“Icarus” is my non-narrative short drone film and really a homage to an awesome piece of technology, Phantom 3 Pro, that travels with me for the past 2 years to many locations. From rocky cliffs…

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Incredible Travel Photography

Originally posted on ALK3R:
Elia Locardi is an professional travel photographer, filmmaker, Fujifilm Global Ambassador, writer and educator from Key Largo, Florida, who currently lives in Rome, Italy. Elia spends his time shooting some of the most beautiful locations…

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