Tag Archives: politics

Antisemitism-Part deux

So I finished the Yad Vashem class on antisemitism. I even got a little certificate saying that I successfully finished the course. And yes, it is hanging on my wall above my desk. I am proud of that certificate. It’s … Continue reading

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On Words: Gaslighting

Gaslighting is a form of manipulation that seeks to sow seeds of doubt in a targeted individual or in members of a targeted group, hoping to make them question their own memory, perception, and sanity. Using persistent denial, misdirection, contradiction, and lying, it attempts to destabilize the … Continue reading

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Book Review: All Systems Down by Sam Boush

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I am old enough to remember when the entire eastern seaboard electrical grid went down. Since it happened just shortly after 9/11, most people were simply happy that it wasn’t another terrorist attack, and that it was no more than … Continue reading

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On Words: Hypocrisy

Where to actually begin? Let’s start with a definition for this column. Hypocrisy, “do as I say not as I do”…..There are people in this world who like to tell others how to live, what to think, and how to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ashes of London by Andrew Taylor

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It is the year 1666. The Reformation has come to England. Cromwell is dead. The King has been returned to his throne. The regicides have been executed. Yet all is not calm, all is not right, there is no peace … Continue reading

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Book Review: Fearless and Free by Wendy Sachs

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In today’s day and age, the idea that you are able to stay in one job for the entire period of your career has been shaken to it’s core. That just doesn’t happen anymore. It is expected that by the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Immoral Certainty by Robert Tanenbaum

Robert Tanenbaum’s legal series, the Karp-Ciampi  collaboration to rid the world of criminals, sociopaths, and all around bad guys, continues with the next installment, Immoral Certainty. At this point, our legal duo is happily ensconced in the Manhattan District Attorney’s … Continue reading

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