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Re: Synchronizing Kids' Taste at Riverbend

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on the beat

0 Comments · Thursday, September 16, 1999
I had a chance recently to take two of my pre-teens to a concert at Riverbend. The band, although I use the term loosely, is a popular group of young men who have been, shall we say, packaged. I h  

Re: How and Why We Are Stupid, Part 2

0 Comments · Thursday, June 17, 1999
When I was 9, my dad bought me my first gun. A pump action BB rifle. Not what most would consider a deadly weapon, but good for instruction on target shooting. By high school, I had learned to duck   

Re: How and Why We Are Stupid, Part 1

0 Comments · Thursday, May 20, 1999
Call me peculiar, off base, unusual, unique, bad, good, silly or smart. But I say that we immerse ourselves in inherently contradictory viewpoints. We concentrate on opinion instead of solution. We  

Re: We're All in This Together: Take the Sucker Out

0 Comments · Thursday, April 22, 1999
It always occurs to me that we misplace our concerns about our world. But who am I anyway? Where do our thoughts come from if there is not one anatomical focus? Whose thoughts do we have? Our parent  

Re: The Physiology of Education

0 Comments · Thursday, March 18, 1999
We are undermining our educational system -- the best in the world -- in an attempt to make it better. Until now, we have produced the most creative group of highly educated people in the world, as  

Re: My Brother Carries a Gun

0 Comments · Thursday, February 18, 1999
Well, at least we agree that carrying a concealed handgun is not a sign of strength. Apparently, there is some idea that taking a required course for the concealed weapon permit provides a degree of  

Re: Politics, Puffs, Lies

0 Comments · Thursday, February 4, 1999
I've tried to keep switching the radio channel on the low end of the FM dial, but the story is even there -- too much. I did, however, learn that in terms of numbers, the Clinton/Lewinsky story has