Monthly Archives: August 2017

James Retherford :
IMAGE | The New American Eagle

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Steve Rossignol :
How close are we to doomsday?

Some models predict a global firestorm apocalyptic-level event. By Steve Rossignol | The Rag Blog | August 29, 2017 Well, we appear to have survived the historic solar eclipse. And it also appears that the potential nuclear crisis with North … finish reading Steve Rossignol :
How close are we to doomsday?

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Lamar W. Hankins :
METRO | Harris County juvenile justice system: A case in point

This is a tale of dysfunction, mendacity, and corruption. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | August 29, 2017 I graduated from law school over 41 years ago and am now retired. I’ve known of many disreputable, if … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
METRO | Harris County juvenile justice system: A case in point

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Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | ‘Deep Water’ is a gripping four-part Aussie police drama

Yael Stone is excellent as a police detective cracking a string of 80 brutal gay killings. By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | August 27, 2017 [In his Rag Blog column, Alan Waldman reviews some of his favorite films … finish reading Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | ‘Deep Water’ is a gripping four-part Aussie police drama

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Mariann Wizard :
METRO | The fan-shaped destiny of R. Paul Pipkin (1946-2017)

Paul was my sounding board, devil’s advocate, ‘camerado,’ goad, fount of naughty ideas, and sympathetic ear. By Mariann Wizard | The Rag Blog | August 23, 2017 SAN IGNACIO, Cavo, Belize — There was a notorious news photo from a … finish reading Mariann Wizard :
METRO | The fan-shaped destiny of R. Paul Pipkin (1946-2017)

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David McReynolds :
Afghanistan: Trump was right the first time

During the campaign he pledged to get out. Now the killing will continue. By David McReynolds | The Rag Blog | August 21, 2017 I’ve just finished listening to Trump’s speech on Afghanistan. While generally I have been hostile to … finish reading David McReynolds :
Afghanistan: Trump was right the first time

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David P. Hamilton :
To Russia with love

Russia consistently reaches out to the U.S. for improved relations, and the U.S. consistently rejects those gestures. By David P. Hamilton | The Rag Blog | August 21, 2017 In his recent opinion piece in Bloomberg, a publication dedicated to … finish reading David P. Hamilton :
To Russia with love

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