Monthly Archives: July 2012

Thinking of ED

It’s been a few days since I posted “The Last Days of Eddie Schall.” http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-lawrence-m-schall/death-of-father-Eddie-Schall_b_1700407.html/ Something there clearly touched lots of people. Late yesterday, I went back on line and saw there were over 600 comments. I’ve been blogging for … Continue reading

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Guns and Retirement

Certain issues seemingly capture our attention on a random basis and then slip away from the public view as quickly as they arrived. The obscene lack of control on gun and ammunition purchases in this country is one of those. … Continue reading

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The last days of Eddie Schall

>> My siblings just left my dad’s house. We have spent the last four days together, pretty much all day every day. We’ll see each other in the morning at my dad’s memorial service. Eddie passed from this world a … Continue reading

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Who knew?

I get pretty frustrated these days with folks who say they voted for Obama in 2008, but are not sure whether his record justifies their vote again. Frankly, it’s a whole lot easier to understand why someone who supported McCain/Palin … Continue reading

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the link

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jared-bernstein/cbo-taxes_b_1664508.html

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How can anyone possibly still argue we ought not to restore historic tax rates?

[http://i.huffpost.com/gen/556257/thumbs/s-FAMILY-FINANCES-mini.jpg] JARED BERNSTEIN: Boy, Are Americans Not Overtaxed The Congressional Budget Office just released a very thorough update of their high quality household income series, adding data through 2009. There’s so much in here it will be weeks before I … Continue reading

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: A shared fate

> > >>> Last evening I attended a forum on campus where the Yes Brookhaven and the No Brookhaven proponents gathered to debate the idea of creating a new city in my local community. For the most part, the conversation … Continue reading

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Mitt’s love affair for things offshore

A link to the Vanity Affair article that has received so much attention. http://www.vanityfair.com/politics/2012/08/investigating-mitt-romney-offshore-accounts

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A weekend at Eddies

It had been a month since I had last seen my dad. What a difference a month has made. He’s not walking anymore, using a wheelchair now to get from bed to the table where he spends most of his … Continue reading

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Father and son, heads in the clouds

Last week we had a not especially good Executive Committee meeting of our Board of Trustees. Then I headed off into the wilderness (the high wilderness of the White Mountains of New Hampshire) with the Chair of that same Board … Continue reading

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