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What happens if you get scared half to death – twice? Hmm… Fear is just excitement in need of an attitude adjustment. And only when we are no longer afraid do we begin to live. As Dan once told me: There are very few monsters who warrant the fear we have of them…

Towards the end of the Memorial Day ceremonies at the Vietnam ‘Duty to Remember’ monument in Philadelphia I watched as the charge d’affaires of the local Vietnam Vets Association collapsed — in the more than mild afternoon heat, of a … Continue reading

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Half the doctors in this country graduated in the bottom half of their class. And when a man with high fever lacks mental balance these docs say he is delirious. Yet when he lacks mental balance without the fever, he is pronounced insane by those ‘smart’ doctors… Indeed, something’s making us crazy…

Maybe I wasn’t asking the right question. I mean, I called the drug store in deep throaty despair and asked the pharmacist to prepare some antibiotics for me. I was dying. Okay, so we’re all dying. But my death was … Continue reading

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In this national emotional whirlpool of guns, Newtown slaughter, movies of Osama’s noble revenge and torturing evil men let me warn you: Fear rules! Fear makes strangers of folks who would be friends. The greater the fear the more government controls you, me and everything…

One time a few years back in West Africa we got caught in a bit of a fire fight. These very unsophisticated-looking, unsmiling fellows were shooting and throwing pointy things at us. And it was no use trying to convince … Continue reading

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