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    Oklahoma City Bombing 20 Years On

    One hundred and sixty-eight people died in the blast including 19 children who were in a first floor daycare. Some reports indicate that 680 people were injured and, according to Wikipedia: “The blast destroyed or damaged 324 buildings within a 16-block radius, destroyed or burned 86 cars, and shattered glass in 258 nearby buildings, causing at least an estimated $652 million worth of damage.”

    Mr. Trump’s Whirlwind Tour: “You Think This Country Is So Innocent?”

    I could point out the “collateral” damage of innocent bystanders during our militaristic tirades,.. And, I could point out the obtuse decadence and indifference of billion dollars a minute Super Bowl commercials, and everything else in American culture, while there is poverty, hunger, and homelessness right here at home in the United States… ad nauseum.

    45 Years Houston, Or Is It Capricorn One?

    Today is the 45th anniversary of the moon landing. It is really hard to believe. It’s actually harder to believe that it has been 15 years since I took the photo above at the 30th anniverssary. I am one of those just barely old enough to remember my dad sitting me down in front of the TV set, both for the rocket launch and the moon landing, and told to watch because it was important.

    The Million Munchkin March

    If the ulterior motives of greed and power win – we all loose. The school shootings are literally a war, orchestrated to overthrow our most basic constitutional values. That cannot be allowed to be achievable.

    President Elect Trump Fires Himself To Hit The Ground Running

    The method of his divestment’s I find to be reasonable, appropriate and laudable – and not even required. However, while also not required, the excuses for not releasing his tax returns have been refuted and are ridiculous and thin. To truly act in good faith, exposing his business interests to the American people would be the right thing to do.

    Heil Hitler Ratzinger! Farewell

    Tough words. Still, there’s more to Ratzinger’s retirement than old age and disgrace over sexual abuse scandals. Or is there? First I must say, I am not Catholic and never have been.