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    Dawn? Plan it.

    Ground Zero is a four-hour drive from Oakhurst. Muir Woods is on the Pacific Coast of Southwestern Marin County, just northwest of San Francisco. In this postmodern world, it represents a primeval paradise. That's where we last saw Caesar.

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    From sea to shining sea

    It was a 2,572-mile flight. From the Atlantic to the Pacific, departing New York at 8:26 a.m. EST, and arriving in San Francisco at 12:08 p.m.PST, I had over six hours last Wednesday to reflect upon the sudden, yet utterly predicable turn of events in Iraq as the Boeing 737 traveled coast to coast...

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    "A Prodigal Son"

    An area of theological instruction reserved for senior year study at Le Moyne College in Syracuse, my alma mater, dealt with the dicey issue of "Proportionate Evil." Simply stated, one can find oneself trapped in a situation offering only two choices — both carrying negative consequences and...

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    Tuesday is "choose" day

    If time went any faster, tomorrow morning would be Christmas — followed by Easter at noon.

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    Ozzy Benghazi

    "Crazy, but that's how it goes. Millions of people living like foes." Ozzy Osbourne — "Crazy Train" from "Blizzard of Ozz" (1980).

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    21st century Tom

    When an incumbent Congressman representing 711, 815 Californians in our Fourth District, comes to Oakhurst and well under 50 folks show up for his widely promoted "Town Meeting Hall" - something's up. All that was missing was the chirping of crickets. I have no idea what or why.

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    Freedom in the fourth

    Attention all freedom-loving patriots. You better watch out. You better not cry. You better not pout. I'm telling you why.

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    A Moore - not Michael

    Rejoice — there's a choice. Although California Fourth District Congressman Tom McClintock is running for re-election this fall without facing a Democratic candidate in as heavily Republican a district as you'll find anywhere in the entire free world, there's hope on the horizon.

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    "Wooly Bully"

    Matty told Hatty about a thing she saw. "Had two big horns and a wooly jaw." Wooly Bully" — Sam the Sham (June 1965) - Beware the wolf in sheep'' clothing.

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    Real winners

    With a standing room only crowd filling every chair at the Oakhurst Community Center and lining the back of the room, David Linn delivered on his passionate promise to present reasons for running against incumbent District Attorney Michael Keitz. Keitz, who was similarly energized in thoughtful ...

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