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A distressing vision

from FRONTLINE’s doc The Choice 2016 which I watched on my PBS app last night.  Recommended viewing, though it won’t make you feel good!

I wonder if Michiko Kakutani has any parallels in mind as she… 202 more words

America Since 1945

It's Terrific Quote Day ~ September 28, 2016


“Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.” ~ Abraham Lincoln… 92 more words


TV Recap! The First Presidential Debate

Welcome back, TV Recap! readers extraordinaire! I am so pleased that you’re here to (a) try to remember something you just watched last night or (b) read a synopsis of something you could… 1,152 more words

Short Funny Things

Review of "Roosevelt and Hopkins: An Intimate History" by Robert Sherwood

Roosevelt and Hopkins: An Intimate History” is Robert Sherwood’s 1948 Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of Franklin Roosevelt and Harry Hopkins (a close friend and adviser to FDR). 587 more words


Company switches off office lights every day at noon - and wins the President's Award for the Environment

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

SINGAPORE- It is mid-day and office product supplier Ricoh Asia Pacific Pte Ltd’s office appears abandoned.

As the glare of the sun ricochets off the glass windows, it is all darkness inside. 635 more words

Current Affairs

Do You Smell Something?

I suppose it’s better than watching a booger fall out.

Sherman, Grant, and the Library of America

A 1990 New York Times review of “Memoirs of General W.T. Sherman” spoke of how “Ulysses S. Grant and William Tecumseh Sherman formed a remarkable team. 692 more words