In My Time: The Week Heads Exploded All Over Washington

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Aside from the ongoing crisis in Vermont following Irene’s departure, it apparently was a slow news week folks: no activity in Congress – well, Obama did cry uncle for JB on the timing of his upcoming economics-kabuki-speech to the joint session.  But, I would think Boehner’s colleagues would be more upset by this move than anyone else.  After all, they are the ones who will have to sit there and listen, while foregoing the Thursday night NFL season kick-off.  And then, of course, there was a new earthquake registering a 7.1 magnitude in the Aleutian Islands off the coast of Alaska.  We will wait and see now what else mother nature has in store for us.

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With a doctorate in religious studies from the University of Virginia and a master’s degree from the University of Chicago, Sandy had a ten-year academic career, with appointments at University of Virginia and the Colorado School of Mines. He spent the next twenty years in executive ranks at several of America’s largest international firms, including Computer Sciences Corporation, Ernst & Young, and General Electric. He has traveled extensively throughout Europe and North America, as well as parts of Eurasia and Africa. For the past five years Sandy has been living in Western Siberia with his wife and young child, teaching at the Pedagogical University and the Altai Institute for Law and Economics in Barnaul, Russia. Published works include VERONIKA: The Siberian's Tale (a novel), (Islands Press 2011) Apocalypse Of The Barbarians: Inquisitions On Empire (Islands Press, 2010), The Recovery of Ecstasy: Notebooks From Siberia (Booksurge, 2009), Recollective Resolve: A Phenomenological Understanding of Time and Myth (Mercer University Press, 1987), Ethical Decisionmaking Styles (Addison-Wesley Press, 1986), and Gandhi in the Postmodern Age: Issues in War and Peace (CSM Press,1984).
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