Wit of Benjamin Disraeli

Benjamin Disraeli has always fascinated me. He was the only British prime minister of Jewish ancestry although he converted to the Anglican Church at age twelve. In class conscious England during the 19th Century, his rise seems unimaginable. Yet despite being a dandy, an author, and not attending the elite schools, he led the Conservative […]

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My Time at the Women’s March, Washington, D.C.

I never knew what a pussy hat was until my wife and I walked in the Women’s March around Washington D.C. on January 21, 2017. It is a pink cap with pussy cat ears mocking our president’s salacious language towards women. The march was not anti-Trump but pro-women to protect their rights and to end […]

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Unknown Heroes — People Who Value Truth in Government

During the Vietnam war, I wondered why no one in the military or government understood that America picked the wrong side. Didn’t anybody recognize the many errors our country made leading up to and throughout the Vietnam Conflict? And why did so many pay homage to the moribund “domino theory?”   When Daniel Ellsburg released […]

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2016 La Jolla Writers Conference

  On November 11-13, 2016, I attended the La Jolla Writer’s Conference for the second year in a row. It was put on by Director Jared Kuritz and Founder, Antoinette Kuritz. Last year’s sessions provided so much information that I signed up with Strategies Literary PR, the Kuritz’s company that assited authors with pubication and […]

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