Monthly Archives: July 2013

The Liberals’ and Doomers’ Dilemmas

[Our very own DA (Disaffected) has given us a worthy but otherwise wordy reflection on the political charade that has become the dilemma of the American dream.  It is a common ailment of that class of citizen-subjects presenting and self-identifying … Continue reading

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Off Bleecker Street

Bleecker Street!  Made famous by all the great writers, artists, and musicians who passed this way over the years.  Like Bob Dylan on the cover of his second album, just walking along with a ‘soulful chick’ grasping his arm, that’s … Continue reading

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Prometheus Unbound

As many of you know, I have been back in the ‘land of the free’ for about a month, where the eagle soars without constraint.  The most enlightening aspect has been my access to  the nightly news and the talking-head … Continue reading

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On War and Patriotism

Offered by DA Ok kulturCritics, let’s take a little time for some free-associative thinking on one of my favorite topics, America’s historical and ongoing (apparently with no end in sight either) fascination with all things war. I’d like to set … Continue reading

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We are increasingly a race of isolated and anonymous creatures, faces glued to miniature screens.  Even as I write these words on my MacBook, I recognize just how much I also have succumbed, having become an appendage to my appliances, … Continue reading

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