Tag Archives: David Simon

Reality is a bitch

Wait, we’re going to pretend we didn’t know about the torture? Abu Gharib ring any bells? Anybody high level prosecuted there? The water-boarding that John Kirakou went to jail for revealing….only the whistle-blower went to jail. Newly elected President Obama … Continue reading

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No Zombies Needed

I had just started reading a blog called Notes from a California Naturalist, which was documenting the strange melting of sea stars on the west coast when she stopped writing.  Her posts were full of pictures and information and pain. … Continue reading

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We are all Crazy

I wrote about the Aurora massacre, called it American Blood. Children were massacred at Sandy Hook elementary school last week, and we’re all a little nuts.  Hyper vigilant.  Defensive.  Angry. So, David Simon, whom I’ve written about in the past … Continue reading

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Spooky Thoughts

Just as Titanic ruined the movies for me, the Dream Team and all of its implications ruined the Olympics.  It has become a corporate parody of itself.  The American coverage is beyond bad; ruinous might be a better word. The … Continue reading

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Gifts and Gratitude Part 2

I’ve always liked to read.  Both of my parents modeled this behavior in our house.  The TV would go on only for specific shows, and usually only at night. Fiction was my favorite for decades.  Since leaving school and the … Continue reading

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