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Jm Cornwell
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Scrooge, Before or After?
No, it is not Christmas; it's Mothers Day, the day we celebrate all the mothers: good, bad, and indifferent. On Mothers Day we haul out our good memories (if there are any) and triumphantly hand over cards, gifts, flowers, and chocolate to say Thank you for...

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Can't claim the high ground when you're chest deep in the swamp.

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Illusory Ethics
I read an article this morning about how a government worker was embarrassed as she explained the US policy of governmental ethics while instructing foreign governmental officials how the US holds its leaders to a high standard of ethics and how the ethics ...

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There are no Matt Dillons and no Fox Mulders looking for the truth any more.

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Razor's Edge
Whatever you think of FBI director James Comey, it seems he is still a political football. I'm sure he was not surprised when President Trump called him on the Oval Office carpet and fired him. I am surprised Trump didn't fire him sooner. Then again, I am s...

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For decades, the message has been that magic always comes at a price. The message has changed. Magic can be used to help friends, neighbors, family, and the community.

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The Price Has Changed
For decades we have been told that magic comes with a price, and not just magic but power. The message has been central to every book, movie, and TV series. The supernatural genre has touted the formula for over half a century and even longer: magic/power c...

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Just when you have your friends' problems figured out, they turn it back on you.

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Intervention
It's Saturday night and I wanted to watch something so I chose Intervention, a movie written and directed by Clea Duvall  where she actually gets to play a lesbian in an increasingly constricted relationship and chooses to tell her sister and her husband to...

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Colonize the Undiscovered Country
There is an underlying theme in Only Begotten Daughter  by James Morrow and set in New Jersey in Atlantic City that riveted me. We are all -- the people of this planet -- focused on the past. We are looking for the brier forest surrounding Sleeping Beauty's...
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