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Columns by Len Michaels

The Secular Jihad

A large schism has developed in America over the last few decades. Brother has turned against brother in a bloodless Civil War of Angry Word…

What if there isn't anymore

It was like any other fall morning. The rising sun sneaked quietly through the bedroom window, pai…

Coming Full Cycle in the Masquerade

The Halloween season is again approaching, as is the presidential election. Both have a lot in common. Several trick-or-treaters appear on t…

The American Idol

I am writing this column on the Sunday before the first presidential debates of 2012. Yet I can predict the outcome. The winner, declared by…

Ghosts of Elections Past

There is little doubt that the fall elections will have a major cultural and political impact in the American way of life. Perhaps only twic…

Loose Ends

When I retired six years ago, I discovered a freedom I didn’t expect. Freed of the demands of work, I knew that I would have more time to do…

Election Day Blues

Last month I spent a day at the polls in Sterling as an election judge for the primaries, and it was a long day for a 72-year-old youngster …

The Good Old Days

Old timers like me fondly remember when gasoline was 26 cents a gallon (when I graduated college and got my first car in 1962). Or when ball…

Hark! Who Goes There?

A professor friend of mine commented that, based on my opinions on current events, I must be a libertarian.
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