TUCKER 2.0

MAGNITUDE OF MIRACLES. 9/14/69 was without question the single most impactful day of my life…because it was my Resurrection Day. Brought back from death. Some of you may cherish a single day in your own life; a day head and shoulders above ANY other. If so, please share those memories with me, with us. So… Continue reading TUCKER 2.0

RECOGNITION

I’m smiling as I think about and remember my counterpart, T.U. Dai.  Nguyen Van Dai… Americans will intuitively pronounce it correctly.  Those literate in Vietnamese will miss a diacritical mark that makes this a hard D…rather than a soft Yieee. I’m about to purchase a t-shirt from a company that creates and sells to sentimental… Continue reading RECOGNITION

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PRINCE

So here we go.  😉  Erik Prince of Blackwater fame and sibling of Betsy DeVos is floating the idea of the ultimate outsource – turning over the prosecution of our longstanding war in Afghanistan to he and his merry contractor cabal.  Says we’re spending $40 billion a year and he can do it for $10… Continue reading PRINCE

TRUNG UY DAI

I’m smiling as I think about and remember my counterpart, T.U. Dai.  Nguyen Van Dai… Americans will intuitively pronounce it correctly.  Those literate in Vietnamese will miss a diacritical mark that makes this a hard D…rather than a soft Yieee. I’m about to purchase a t-shirt from a company that creates and sells to sentimental… Continue reading TRUNG UY DAI

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SHOCK AND AWE

On the evening of March 22, 2003, I exited a theater in Westwood, having just watched THE PIANIST. I soon learned that Shock & Awe had commenced in Iraq. Today I exited The Encino Laemmle, having watched LITTLE WOMEN, to discover that our newest global misstep had commenced. To my sisters and brothers in arms… Continue reading SHOCK AND AWE

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