My Favorite Day of the Year | Plausibly Live

October 31st is a special day for me. Sure, it’s Halloween and I have kids and grandkids who squeal with delight when the sun finally sets and the Trick-or-Treating begins. I really enjoy that. Sure, there’s the whole fall season element. The air is crisp and cool, and there is weather again! It’s also one... Continue Reading →

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Jus Soli | Plausibly Live

The President has informed us that he is “considering” an Executive Order to end “Birthright Citizenship” in the United States. Whether you believe that to be wrong or right says more about you and your politics than it does anything else. The truth is that there is significant debate as to whether or not it... Continue Reading →

Hate, History and Hope | Plausibly Live

I am a different person than I was on Shabbat morning. Hours of reflection, consideration, meditation, and contemplation lead to a different person. We see the results of the hatred, but do we really see the hatred itself? Do we understand its history? Do we still have hope? Three-quarters of a century ago, hundreds of... Continue Reading →

Spammers, Spies & Soda | Plausibly Live

More “bombs,” more questions… The recent reports of the Facebook “hack” seemed to alarm people. For about an hour. It should alarm you still, not because it was a “hack,” it wasn’t. It turns out that there was hardly any effort at all. Mostly because we are stupid. Is my own Social Media use affecting... Continue Reading →

Mail Bombs | Plausibly Live

The entire prepped show goes out the window as numerous reports of Mail Bombs have come in. bombs were received at the CNN Offices in New York City. Also, both the Clintons and the Obama’s received them at their private residences. There are further reports of mail bombs arriving in San Diego and in Florida.... Continue Reading →

Hurricanes and Caravans | Plausibly Live

As far as Hurricane Willa goes, no, it was NOT sent by the Deity, whichever one you claim to “Stop the Honduran Caravan.” If G-d worked that way – that is to say as a “Push button” response to your wishes, then we’d have a bigger problem than 4,000-15,000 “immigrants,” as it would mean that you might start... Continue Reading →

Is It Autumnal? | Plausibly Live

I had a really great experience this weekend when I met a US Navy Fighter Pilot who flew F-8 Crusaders off the USS Hancock* during the Vietnam War. It was a reminder of how extensive the Cold War really was and how on every front, the Russians had to be confronted, usually because they wanted... Continue Reading →

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