Monthly Archives: November 2015

Life Intrusions

The one group that found a fruitful bonanza on the dark dreary day of 9/11 was the intelligence community who suddenly were gifted a new excuse for life intrusions. Basically anything they wanted was signed off by the President and … Continue reading

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It’s Sunday

It’s Sunday and my day off. At one time it wasn’t – I would write this column seven days a week. But I found like so many other things in life, pacing myself was important. I told myself that I … Continue reading

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Electability

For the longest of time, perhaps since when almost every home had a television, appearance became the new god of electability. Continue reading

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Dream Like State

Not all dreams are good. Sure, some are easy to define as they turn into nightmares but unlike the Aristotelian process of nightmare dreams there are some dreams that remain disjointed – horrifying on one level and then blissful on … Continue reading

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Safety Net Voters

I am thankful for those bits of government no matter how maddeningly they operate at times – Social Security, Medicare, the CDC, the Weather Service, the Department of Transportation…those parts of the safety net that truly operate as elements of a safety net. Continue reading

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Neurotic Man Celebrates Thanksgiving

As a Neurotic Man I’ve come to think that perhaps the easiest way to deal with all this food bother is to become a vegetarian. Continue reading

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Refugee Persecution

The reason for refugee persecution is the same whenever anyone looks for a scapegoat – there’s fear and lack of understanding and a complete lack of human emotional development. Continue reading

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Healthcare Blues

While Obamacare brought medical coverage to millions of Americans, answering that very big question, healthcare coverage to millions of Americans who could not afford or even obtain healthcare because of pre-existing conditions, other large problems regarding healthcare in the United States remain unanswered. Continue reading

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Pulpdiddys Permutations on Sunday

For quite some time at Pulpdiddys Permutations I have had a Sunday column in which I explain why I no longer write a regular column on Sunday and instead use this explanation column and take the day off. Continue reading

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Getting By

But it is quite possible that a poll about getting by conducted by the New York Times and Siena College might provide some insight into how we are getting by… Continue reading

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