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Tag: The New York Times

Who Speaks for The Majority?

| June 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

By George Mitrovich On Sunday, June 24, Jeremy W. Peters of The New York Times, wrote 1,891 words on how 90 percent of Republican voters embrace Donald Trump; not just embrace him but are furious because media abuses their president, misrepresents their president, is unfair to their president, and lies about their president — never […]

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WHAT NOW?

| January 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

“Resolutionary” “Screw it, just do it!” We could take lessons from Richard Branson, the Virgin Atlantic entrepreneur.  This has been, he says, his philosophy for just moving ahead, undeterred by the usually myriad questions that accompany – and often slow down – one’s plan, one’s dream, i.e.: do you have time, funding, talent, etc.? Well, […]

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Of Politics, Religion & Media

| April 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

By George Mitrovich Some time back the religion editor of “The New York Times” wrote a story about an openly gay United Methodist minister who lost her church over her sexual orientation. The reporter wrote the minister was in danger of being “excommunicated.” The Catholic Church excommunicates; the Methodist Church does not. However, excommunication is […]

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Lorraine Feather Garners Grammy Nomination for “Attachments”

| March 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
Lorraine Feather Garners Grammy Nomination for “Attachments”

  Lyricist and Jazz Singer Lorraine Feather was born in Manhattan. Her parents named her Billie Jane Lee Lorraine after godmother Billie Holiday, her mother Jane (formerly a big band singer), her mother’s ex-roommate Peggy Lee, and the song “Sweet Lorraine.” She is the daughter of the late jazz writer Leonard Feather. With lineage like […]

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Moral Outrage & Herblock

| April 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

There’s never an absence of things to write about and I have never experienced “writer’s block,” despite prayers by others to that end, but sometimes real life interrupts and one must focus on matters other than single subject columns. So, rather than writing at length about a particular issue this month, I will reflect on […]

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Manners & The New York Times

| February 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

When 325 U.S. and Canadian editors and publishers were asked by Time to name the world’s greatest newspaper, 79 percent named The New York Times. But that question was asked so long ago the next U.S. paper cited was the Chicago Tribune, which actually claimed the title of “World’s Greatest Newspaper,” but in the judgment […]

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Cavalia: A Magical Encounter Between Human and Horse

| November 2, 2012 | 0 Comments
Cavalia: A Magical Encounter Between Human and Horse

Grand-scale multi-media show features 49 horses and 39 artists Cavalia: A Magical Encounter Between Human and Horse, an innovative multi-media and multi-disciplinary production created by Normand Latourelle, one of the co-founders of famed Cirque du Soleil, returns to San Diego. The show premieres November 13, 2012, under its signature White Big Top, at Petco Park. […]

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