Three Lessons for Living in America from an Almost Ex-Pat

By Andrea Folds It’s not an easy time to be an American abroad. We have a reputation that tops even the un-toppable “W.” days, and that is not a record any of us were trying to beat. Talking with a good friend of mine from Ireland last week, I asked how the public across the pond was [Read More…]

This Time Orlando

This time there were 49, fifty counting him—one for each star on our flag This time he came during the dark of night—long before the full heat of the sun rose He came before the bars closed—before the last call for alcohol was made He came before the dancers retired to their corners—like boxers in [Read More…]

Count the Killer Among the Victims?

“We don’t really count the shooter as a victim,” FBI Special Agent Paul Wysopal said at a Monday morning press conference and reported today in the New York Post. That makes perfect sense: Perpetrators are not victims; they are victimizers. Therefore, the number of victims in Orlando was changed today from 50 to 49 and [Read More…]


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