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Monthly Archives: August 2013

Pro-Choice should encompass more than your stand on abortion

A recent article in the LA Times by Meghan Daum re-frames the discussion about the choice to be a parent or to remain childless in an interesting way. Ms Daum takes exception to the usual discussion of the issue in terms that are easily characterized by the overly judgmental as “selfishness” on the part of […]

The Dry Vodka Gimlet

I posted a while ago on the pleasures of a good cocktail. A dry vodka gimlet is one of my favorites and one that doesn’t seem to be all that common, so it’s a good idea to know how it’s made so you can offer some assistance to the occasional bartender that may be unfamiliar […]

Checks & Balances

That government is best that governs least – attributed erroneously to Thomas Jefferson Checks & balances built into our form of government need to be reflected in our society at large. There needs to be a general recognition that both business and individual interests do not always coincide with the interests of the citizenry; other […]