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Reappearing Lost Argentinians

(19) Comments | Posted May 26, 2013 | 3:30 PM

Brian Carlson's Facebook page is lighting up as media across the globe report on the death of Former Argentine Dictator Jorge Rafael Videla, imprisoned for the murder of 31 Argentinians during his reign of terror from 1976 until 1983, when democracy returned to Argentina. Human rights organizations have estimated the...

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Ghost Poop

(0) Comments | Posted September 26, 2012 | 12:46 PM

My Postman calls it "ghost poop," his name for packing peanuts, the airy fluffy stuff meant to cushion the real goods in the package. It lacks substance.

Currently there are multiple organizations popping up on TV and other media purporting to address the needs of returning veterans. A few have...

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Stars in Stripes

(0) Comments | Posted May 2, 2012 | 10:12 AM

I just got off the phone with a casting director for a new soon-to-be-hit TV show. "Stars In Stripes," she called it. The premise is that high profile figures from the entertainment industry will be paired-up with "highly decorated veterans possessing expertise in tactics, explosives, and automatic weapons." These teams...

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An Apology to the FedEx Guy

(4) Comments | Posted April 10, 2012 | 3:00 PM

The other day I frightened the FedEx driver. Under normal circumstances it may not have happened, but young black males are a tad twitchy these days following the shooting of Trayvon Martin down in Florida. Who can blame them?

I had ordered online a newly released piece of sound gear...

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Review: The Prince's Speech

(1) Comments | Posted February 28, 2012 | 9:47 AM

I received an advance copy of The Prince's Speech at TEDxManhattan 2012. It snagged my curiosity for a variety of reasons. I have been involved in efforts to change the food system since the '70's, although we didn't call it "changing the food system" at the time. Back then, our...

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