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Month: February 2004

Novelist, Essayist, (Recovering) Journalist

What’s really wrong with the world…

…As seen through eyes from inside the political arena. So, there is this candidate. He is popular with the people, good looking, energetic, young, and a talented speaker. He has surrounded himself with a capable staff, a good advertising campaign, and an effective message. And he’s unpopular with certain elements that know they will be…
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Yeah! Right!!

As if I really believe that MTV, CBS, the producers, and Janet Jackson didn’t know that Justin Timberlake was planning on removing the cup of Jackson’s bustier during the SuperBreast–I mean Bowl halftime show. After all, this *is* the woman who appeared on the cover of Vibe with a nipple ring on the *outside* of…
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Politics, Religion, and the President

I had the privilege last night of meeting several practitioners of the Baha’i faith. Let me tell you, it was most interesting. My family background of civic service and construction not withstanding, the video of the construction of their shrine on Mount Carmel in Haifa was very interesting. But the more interesting facet of my…
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