Daily Archives: July 10, 2008

Pilgrimage

Untitled document Despite growing up mostly in Rochester, New York only a fairly short trip from it, I had never visited Gettysburg. Well, that has been corrected now. I am writing this from a hotel right in the center of … Continue reading

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Seeing Red Over “Green” Taxes

Untitled document British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is about to get raked over the coals in parliament over his latest greenmail scheme. The proposed "green" change to road taxes will subject a huge number of Britons to a massive tax … Continue reading

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Visitors

Untitled document While we were in Canada, we returned to our hotel room one evening to find a family of raccoons waiting outside our door. This is in the middle of Niagara Falls right on Clifton Hill, mind you. I … Continue reading

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Drunk On Disappointment

Untitled document Or looking at the world through morose-colored glasses. Monica Hesse, writing at The Washington Post, examines the results of a new Pew study into the outlooks of Americans of various generations. The result? Baby Boomers whine. A lot. … Continue reading

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