Monthly Archives: February 2012

Bordeauxinsanity

           Wine Spectator magazine March, 2012 issue acclaims the 2009 Bordeaux wines a classic, generational vintage. Perfect weather and felicitous harvest timing positioned the most famous vineyards in the world to achieve awe inspiring results for the sophisticated wine assessor to gawk over, with … Continue reading

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American Colossus

“We must hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately. “                             Benjamin Franklin at the signing of the Declaration of Independence  July 4th, 1776       On the occasion of the 280th anniversary of the birth of George Washington,  the above … Continue reading

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“Peak Oil” Joins The List

       The modern marriage of science and politics has not seen such a loving relationship since the Catholic Church and Geocentric theory.  Control the conclusions and the power to direct policy and sublimate people is yours.  The concept of  … Continue reading

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The Great One Revisited

      On the occasion of the two hundred third anniversary of the birth of one of the epic figures of human history and one of mankind’s noblest humans, I wish to present a repeat reading of my 2011 birthday tribute to Abraham … Continue reading

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Dog Days of February

     We are in that part of the winter in the northern climes where the novelty and romance of snow and fireplaces are wearing off and the cold, hard facts of an extended winter are becoming apparent. Like my faithful … Continue reading

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