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No-till Gardening

In 1970 while on Sabbatical study leave at Landbouwhogeschool, the Dutch Agricultural University, in Wageningen, mentor Kees (C. T.) de Wit obm showed me a pasture where the only tillage for multiple years had been slit seeding of grasses and … Continue reading

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Fragrance is a gift of God, as long as it comes from nature, e.g. a rose, a broken egg, the seashore, a fart, a lemon, a thunderstorm, a mint leaf, a freshly plowed field, or freshly mown hay, and those … Continue reading

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The Sleepwalkers and Mr Trump

By David P. Goldman, Asia Times November 5, 2016 Contrary to conventional wisdom, the world should hope for the election of Donald Trump next Tuesday.  American policy has become a fetid morass in which ideology and influence-peddling jointly serve to … Continue reading

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Ferguson situation. Be alert.

Not to be fear mongering, but to be judiciously cautious, may I suggest moving into alert condition yellow because of Ferguson. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.  Better safe than sorry.  Naturally, we don’t like to … Continue reading

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What Makes Islamic State so Attractive?

Why are young people rushing to join IS? Dr Mordechai Kedar wrote today, in Hebrew, for the Israeli newspaper “Arutz Sheva” the following, translated by Rochel Sylvetsky.  This is the best explanation I have seen of the rampant growth of … Continue reading

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Meet the Hamas Billionaires: This Is Where Money Donated To the ‘Palestinians’ Goes

“Among the Palestinians, they tell you straight out, ‘I want to get rich.’” So quotes Ella Levy-Weinrib in GLOBES, Israel’s Business Arena, “Meet the Hamas Billionaires” in Israel’s leading business publication. [Do you wonder how many of our tax dollars now … Continue reading

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Thomas Jefferson on Islam

Thomas Jefferson was a draftsman of the Declaration of Independence and the third U.S. president (1801-09). He was also responsible for the Louisiana Purchase.  And he waged war on Islam, very early in his presidency.. The First Barbary War (1801-05) … Continue reading

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Ebola — New Terrorist Weapon?

Bubonic plague is commonly believed to have been the cause of the Black Death that swept through Europe in the 14th century and killed an estimated 25 million people, 30 – 60% of the population. “Some of the earliest instances … Continue reading

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Lessons in Leadership: From a Janitor

This lesson first came to me as a .pdf via email. Now I delete most messages I receive, without opening, but not from this friend. I open each and every one that comes from him. He has my back, and … Continue reading

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Because they were Jews

Explaining the outpouring of anguish after the death of three Israeli teenagers “To observers across the world, Israelis’ reaction to the abduction and murder of three teenagers may seem a bit overwrought. Of course, the deaths of any three children, … Continue reading

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