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In Iraq, chaos of our own making

In Iraq, chaos of our own making

Earlier this fall, the Star Tribune ran my oped on Obama’s handling of Iraq. I have never been an Obama supporter, but he has been true to his campaign promises and his handling of Iraq clearly reflects his view of America’s role in the Middle East.

To ‘the’ or Not to ‘the’

To ‘the’ or Not to ‘the’

On June 4, 2013, The Wall Street Journal ran my essay on the use of the word, “the.”  This  letter “T” — which begins “these” not “the” — was one of over 200 T’s Donald Jackson created for The Saint John’s Bible.  The text in this photo is from the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible … Continue reading

Letters and Essays

This page includes some of my published  letters and essays.  “Beeline” was my first and one of my favorites.  Puns may be the lowest form of humor, but they’re still funny.