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What About This…? 1.15.2015

By Wayne William Cipriano Flip Flopping: a pejorative term usually applied to an intellectual position, belief, opinion, philosophy held by another person who used to agree with the speaker but has now changed his or her mind (opposite of finally ...

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What About This…? 1.7.2015

By Wayne William Cipriano I am sure it is because I was never much of a math wizard that feats of astrophysics and calculus impress me much more than they may impress you. But exactly like you, on Nov. 12, ...

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What About This…? 1.1.2015

By Wayne William Cipriano My Cousin Billy is about as health conscious as the rest of us. That is to say that as long as he is vertical and fairly certain his heart is beating, he absolutely refuses to visit ...

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What About This…? 12.25.2014

By Wayne William Cipriano Well, is the economy getting better or not? For months now all the stock markets have been setting new rec­ord highs. We hear almost weekly how the rich are getting richer, isn’t any of that “trickling” ...

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What About This…? 12.18.2014

By Wayne William Cipriano We called it the TASTE TEST OF CHAMPIONS. Do you remember a 1960s televi­sion western about a fellow who called himself and acted the part of a Paladin? Richard Boone played a sophisticated bon vivant who ...

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What About This…? 12.11.2014

By Wayne William Cipriano Does the official date of the beginning of winter surprise you as much as it does me? Regardless of the date, when almost all the leaves are off the oak trees (The Devil and Daniel Webster) ...

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What About This…? 12.4.2014

By Wayne William Cipriano You have had that debate, haven’t you? The one about which animal surgeries are necessary/productive, which are cosmetic, and which are in-between? The dew claws of dogs, often the sites of injuries and infections, the ear ...

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What About This…? 11.20.2014

By Wayne William Cipriano They say that youth is wasted on the young – I suppose because once we are old enough to appreciate youth, for us it is gone. But retire­ment, no matter how long antici­pated, is far better ...

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What About This…? 11.13.2014

By Wayne William Cipriano I heard about a new credit card the other day. One of the best parts of that new card is the opportunity to “opt out” of their arbitration offer. What is that, you ask? Arbitration is ...

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What About This…? 11.6.2014

By Wayne William Cipriano I heard that cars may soon come with cameras trained on the driver to detect signs of rage or fatigue. They say that when these states are indicated by facial expressions picked up by the cameras, ...

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