The World of Books Braces for a Newly Ominous Future

In these isolated times, many people are inside reading, but the book business, like others, is bracing for catastrophe. Major literary festivals and fairs around the world have been canceled. Public libraries have closed. Author tours, signings and…

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Ex Priest in France Is Convicted of Abusing Dozens of Scouts

So the Catholic Church in France is now absorbing blows of compensation for their crimes of sexually abusing children and the culture of silence and cover-up about abuse allegations over a long period of time. In this case it is the conviction many…

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Coronavirus Swamps Local Health Departments

Many state and municipal health departments saw budget and staffing cuts a decade ago that were never restored. Now we are learning that the Principle of Life embodied in the words, “What Goes Around Comes Around” operates the same way for countries…

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Weinstein Sentencing Note

So in the end, Harvey Weinstein did indeed get what was coming to him and the rest of his life will be very different from what’s come before. Ralph Waldo Emerson, perhaps America’s greatest philosopher likened a person's thoughts words and actions…

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The Emotional Wreckage of a Deadly Boeing Crash

They have to pay, these lying bastards from Boeing and the FAA. I’ve heard that the Justice Department’s criminal investigation is at the stage of presenting people who they’ve concluded need to be subpoenaed, to a Grand Jury. What fines, penalties…

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The Harvey Weinstein Verdict Is a Watershed and a Warning

What can be said? These photos speak volumes though I can’t help but wonder what his demeanor would have been, if he’d been cleared of all charges and allowed to walk away? Would he have been a much more, spry 67 year-old, even skip out of that…

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The Price of Wells Fargo’s Fake Account Scandal Grows by $3 Billion

And so, finally an end comes to the nefarious “Fake Account & Bogus Charges: case of consumer fraud perpetrated by a broad swath of Wells Fargo employees from the top down, all acting in concert to defraud their customers and enrich themselves for…

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Boeing Employees Mocked FAA and Clowns Who Designed 737 Max

Not good ! The company expressed regret at the embarrassing communications it sent to investigators on Thursday, which included a comment that “this airplane is designed by clowns, who are in turn supervised by monkeys.”  Boeing Employees Mocked FAA…

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Boy Scouts of America Is Sued Over Sexual Abuse Allegations

We don’t know exactly why the stigma of sexual abuse, or abuse of any kind has such a long grip on those who are the victims and ravaged by the effect. We have sort of learned that the pain can last for the rest of however long a lifetime continues,…

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Robs Blog

Robs Blog

This blog is where I express things going on around me that confirm my belief that “What Goes Around Comes Around,” the title of my book!  We all use those words in observation of others but may not, possibly to our misfortune, apply them to ourselves. Please let me know if you see what I see, or it’s just me battling windmills.

Robs Blog

Robs Blog