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Debra Saunders & the Death Penalty

September 26, 2012

Tags: capital punishment, death penalty

The SF Chronicle has a columnist named Debra Saunders who is pretty much a right-wing ideologue (I was going to say “nutcase,” but that’s impolite) . Her Sunday (9/22) column “Save the Death Penalty” was particularly factually incorrect, morally untenable and simplistic. I will expound on this because the subject is of particular interest to me — and besides I’m against killing human beings no matter who’s doing the killing. (more…)

A Short Poem

September 21, 2012

Tags: poem

From the playgrounds of the rich
They could see the hovels which
House the poor, and oft their eye
Would twitch in mordant sympathy.
Now the rich have built a wall
So they can’t see the poor at all.

A Kennedy Quote:

September 16, 2012

Tags: Wise words

“If this nation is to be wise as well as strong, if we are to achieve our destiny, then we need more new ideas for more wise men reading more good books in more public libraries. These libraries should be open to all—except the censor. We must know all the facts and hearall the alternatives and listen to all the criticisms. Let us welcome controversial books and controversial authors. For the Bill of Rights is the guardian of our security as well as our liberty.”
-- John Fitzgerald Kennedy

How to Write a Mystery

September 4, 2012

Tags: how to, mysteries

I've finally got my how-to-write-a-mystery book out. It's a Mystery To Me It's on Amazon Kindle right now, but soon --- the world!

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