Monthly Archives: July 2012

WHY REQUIRED SUMMER READING OF ORWELL’S “ANIMAL FARM?” DEAR ISABELLA (Issue 764)

A few days ago, riding along Highway 400 in Forsyth County with my daughter-in-law, in her beautiful new Denali SUV, suddenly my 14 year old granddaughter, Isabella, sitting behind me, spoke up and said, “This book is boring.” She’s a voracious reader and so am I. Before her mom could respond, I reflexively asked, “What’s […]

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PART FOUR “WHAT IN OUR CIVILIZED SOCIETY BREEDS A 24-YEAR OLD MASS KILLER WHO CALLS HIMSELF THE JOKER?” (Issue 763)

PART FOUR In this fourth and probably last of my article series relative to the Aurora, Colorado mass murder spree by James Holmes. Not a subject I like writing about. However because I so sincerely believe his displayed behavior has its roots in the school system, and because bullying is so pervasive in schools, at […]

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PART THREE -“WHAT IN OUR CIVILIZED SOCIETY BREEDS A 24-YEAR OLD MASS KILLER WHO CALLS HIMSELF THE JOKER?” (Issue 762)

PART THREE My decision to write a series of articles on the current news story about the Colorado theater killing spree by a 24 year old college student, was prompted by so many asking Why? Everyone has an opinion about the event, and a lot of curiosity about the background of the perpetrator, James Holmes. […]

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PART TWO – WHAT IN OUR CIVILIZED SOCIETY BREEDS A 24-YEAR OLD MASS KILLER WHO CALLS HIMSELF THE JOKER? (Issue 761)

PART TWO On this fourth day after the Colorado rampage of a 24-year old mass murderer, the news is still pretty much dominated by all of it. Yesterday James Holmes appeared on television as he sat in a courtroom for his first appearance with his lawyer, and never uttered a word. Looking rather weird in […]

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