Monthly Archives: May 2015

Kill The Messenger: The Gary Webb Story

Eight years ago, in a busy domestic terminal of the LA airport, a pretty girl who befriended me with a gift of a book asked me if I was proud of my country. I said something to the effect of … Continue reading

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VIX: Calm Before a Storm?

After predicted volatility, early this year, the VIX (SP500 Volatility Index) has settled down to a low not seen since late last year. It fell below 12 within the past trading session, and settled a little above 12 at the … Continue reading

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Goodreads Book Giveaway: “Humbling and Humility”

 A Goodreads book giveaway featuring 3 paperback copies of the small print edition of “Humbling and Humility” will be active from May 19th through June 18, 2015. See below for more details, or visit the giveaway page here. (Note: Books … Continue reading

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I’d Rather Be a Sparrow than a Snail

I’d rather be a sparrow than a snail Yes, I would If I could I’d surely would. I’d rather be a hammer than a nail Yes, I would If I could I’d surely would. Away, I‘d like to sail away … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Day Gift from Lucy: Humbling and Humility

“Humbling and Humility” is downloadable free of cost from Smashwords this weekend, for Mother’s Day, with coupon code SS78N, until the 11th of May, 2015. A gift of love from Lucy (my feral companion and a cat mother who protected, … Continue reading

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Great Power must come with Great Responsibility

The power, of life and death, granted to our community protectors, must come with training, alike parental responsibility, where compassion governs force. Michael Brown. Tamir Rice. Eric Garner. Walter Scott. Freddie Gray. How many more children of our society must … Continue reading

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Rough Rides and Police Hospitality

An excerpt from “Humbling and Humility” … More hours later, I was called out of the cell by cops to be taken through a formal process of appearance before a judge, who would read out the charges against me, and … Continue reading

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