Monthly Archives: July 2015

Barry’s Blog # 142: The Iran Nuclear Deal, Part Two of Two

The kings of the world are growing old, and they shall have no inheritors. Their sons died while they were boys, and their exhausted daughters abandoned the sick crown to the mob. Ranier Maria Rilke wrote these words 110 years … Continue reading

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Barry’s Blog # 141: The Iran Nuclear Deal, Part One of Two

The Iran Negotiations have been a Circus and a Charade (July 2015) Are you celebrating Barack Obama’s deal with Iran? It is certainly a good thing, but have you had the same experience that I’ve had over several years? Has … Continue reading

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Barry’s Blog # 140: Did the South Win the Civil War? Part Three of Four

Shortly after I posted Part Two of this essay, the Charleston murders occurred. Then came the debate over the Confederate flag and the predictable Republican rants that the South had fought the Civil War primarily over the question of state’s … Continue reading

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Barry’s Blog # 138: The Myth of Israeli Innocence

Part One There is not a single place built in this country that did not have a former Arab population – Moshe Dayan This essay is not really about politics; it’s about how politics reflects mythology, how together they create … Continue reading

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