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re the Anthony Weiner sexting scandal


“Anthony Weiner sexted busty brunette while his son was in bed with him”

New York Post, August 28, 2016


“Anthony Weiner and Huma Abedin to Separate After His Latest Sexting Scandal” 479 more words

Roger W. Smith

a message to an old friend

Ella Lou Rutledge was a friend of mine from high school days. We were both very active in Liberal Religious Youth (LRY) and belonged to the Norfolk Suffolk Federation of LRY in Massachusetts. 542 more words

Roger W. Smith

re "Under the Sun" (a film about North Korea)

Last month, I saw Under the Sun (2015) a documentary film about North Korea, five times within a period of a few days! Each time I went back I saw something I had missed. 353 more words

Roger W. Smith

re “One Star Over, a Planet That Might Be Another Earth”


“One Star Over, a Planet That Might Be Another Earth”

by Kenneth Chang

The New York Times, August 24, 2016


I copied a friend of mine on this article. 289 more words

Roger W. Smith

Roger W. Smith, "Impressions on Rereading An American Tragedy"

Last night, I was rereading portions of Theodore Dreiser’s An American Tragedy.

The reason I am rereading the novel, Dreiser’s magnum opus – portions, that is – is that I am working with a screenwriter who has written a film script of what would be a third film based on… 3,709 more words

Theodore Dreiser

"extreme vetting" of immigrants?

Liz Tighe post on Facebook

August 15, 2016

“Extreme vetting” of immigrants? Does that mean water-boarding? I think we should extreme vet any orange-faced lard-ass and those related to him who travel outside the country to Russia and Ukraine, and Scotland for golfing; water-boarding before let back in to see if they can recite the preamble to the constitution, the Articles of Confederation and explain the difference between The Constitution and the Bill of Rights and explain all of the amendments to the Constitution and why each came to be … yeah, yeah, turn ’em upside down, pour water down their gullet till they drown. 511 more words

Roger W. Smith