Tag Archives: current events

Best Letter Ever! – Trump Spoof!

The above letter to the Editor appeared today in the Tampa Bay Times. Heehee. .

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 8 Comments

A Curse on Kentucky – Zika

Well anyone who is the least bit informed, even those who do nothing but watch celebrity news or occupy their precious time playing Pokemon-Go know that Zika has come to America.  And know that my home state of Florida is … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Fethullah Gulen – What? Who?

Many of you who waste your precious time reading my blog may occasionally say to yourselves “There he goes again!  Toritto the know-it-all!”.  I wouldn’t surprise me and it’s OK.  My daughters, when they were kids, once bought their old … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Old Europe

Ah Europe! Last week the UK voted to leave the European Union; well actually England outside of London voted to leave as did Wales.  London, Scotland and Northern Ireland voted to stay.  Now comes the hangover from the drunken deliriousness – … Continue reading

Posted in history | Tagged , , , , , | 6 Comments

Fundamentalism and Mental Illness

And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to the whole creation. He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that disbelieveth shall be condemned. And these signs shall accompany … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Learning from Muhammad

Muhammad Ali died this week.  I put up a post yesterday but it seems inadequate. He and I were both born in 1942 and his death reminded me of my own mortality. I admired Ali, not only for his fighting … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | 5 Comments

Former Israeli PM Says Country “Infected by the Seeds of Fascism”

The quote below is from an article in Salon dated May 21 by writer Ben Norton “Israel’s ex-prime minister has warned that his country is “infected by the seeds of fascism.” Ehud Barak, the former Israeli prime minister and defense … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment