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  1. Adventure/Experiences
  2. Business
  3. Calendars/Time
  4. Censoring Port of Call
  5. Crime and Terrorism
  6. Editor's Personal Promotion
  7. Education
  8. Factoids
  9. Foundations of Civilization
  10. Global/Historical Perspectives
  11. Government Abuse of Power/Threats to Liberty
  12. Internet/World Wide Web
  13. Intertel
  14. Male/Female/Family Relations
  15. Meaning of Life
  16. Medical/Biology/Ecology
  17. Miscellaneous
  18. Politics
  19. Pets
  20. Popular Media
  21. Port of Call
  22. Quotes & Conundrums
  23. Religion
  24. Short Stories
  25. Social/Political Philosophy
  26. Technology
  27. Urban Legends

Adventure/Experiences

  1. Travelgue
  2. The Benefits Of Limitations
  3. Letter - Mason
  4. A Dream Of Light
  5. Scuba Diving
  6. A War Story
  7. Rose Bottom
  8. AGA At Sea
  9. Branson For Christmas
  10. Brief Impression Of The South
  11. Shakespeare and Niagara Falls
  12. California Fires
  13. Firewalk
  14. The Mutinous Souvenir
  15. The Turk
  16. Mutterings About Moving
  17. Christmas In Victoria
  18. Amazing Races
  19. Alaska: The Inside Passage
  20. Climbing Volcanoes
  21. Jumping For Rubberneckers

Business

  1. Debt, Money, and National Prosperity

Calendars/Time

  1. Letter - Kovac
  2. Paleozic Calendars
  3. Reusing Calendars
  4. Letter - Charles Dixon (More on reusing calendars)
  5. Letter - Albert J Derr
  6. Letter - Fred Woodworth (Error in factoid)
  7. Letter - Charles Dixon (Rate of change - days in year)
  8. Letter - Charles Dixon (Correction of reuse chart, leap years)

Censoring Port of Call

  1. Letter - Pomeroy (Objecting to Patterson letter in Integra)
  2. Letter - Patterson (Reply to Pomeroy letter)
  3. Port of Call Under Siege
  4. More Attacks on Port of Call
  5. Letter - Boone (Advocating censorship of POC)
  6. Editor's reply to Boone letter
  7. Letter - Gillett (Opposing censorship of POC)
  8. Letter - Mortensen (Opposing censorship of POC)
  9. Letter - Chaffin (Opposing censorship of POC)
  10. Letter - Sommerfeld (Opposing censorship of POC)
  11. Letter - Oskey (Opposing censorship of POC)
  12. Letter - King (Opposing censorship of POC)
  13. Letter - Hopp (Opposing censorship of POC)
  14. Letter - Siegienski (Opposing censorship of POC)
  15. Letter - McGehee (Opposing censorship of POC)

Crime and Terrorism

  1. Corporate Crimes
  2. Letter - Sherman Pitt
  3. Olsson's Book Bits - Queen, Rule
  4. Criminal Injustice Part One
  5. Surrogate Criminals
  6. Letter - BA (re: Disputing The Claims Of A Killer)
  7. Crimes and Criminals
  8. Giving In To Fear
  9. Fighting The Wrong War
  10. Hating America
  11. Off Target With Gun Controls
  12. Book Review - More Guns, Less Crime
  13. Russia's Failure To Thrive
  14. The PLO and Terrorism
  15. Crime in Japan
  16. Politics and Terrorism
  17. Disputing the Claims of a Killer
  18. Crime and Self Defense
  19. Right to Carry and Crime

Editor's Personal Promotion

  1. Project Progress
  2. Testing the Issues System
  3. News About Your Editor
  4. Curmudgeon's Conundrums Website

Education

  1. Public Education Is Socialism
  2. College Education?
  3. Innovation by Economic Darwinism
  4. Our Broken Schools
  5. The Myth of Higher Education
  6. Universal, Not Uniform
  7. On Public Education
  8. Wasted Opportunities
  9. The Education of War
  10. Don't Know Much 'bout History
  11. Book Review - Inside American Education, Sowell
  12. Modern Education
  13. Teaching the Fourth R - Reason

Factoids

  1. Factoid
  2. December 2012/January 2013
  3. February/March 2011
  4. BBC Factoids
  5. A Billion
  6. February/March 1995
  7. April/May 1995
  8. June/July 1995
  9. August/September 1995
  10. Oct/Nov 1995
  11. Dec 1995/Jan 1996
  12. April/May 1996
  13. June/July 1996
  14. August/September 1996
  15. October/November 1996
  16. December 1996/January 1997
  17. April/May 1997
  18. June/July 1997
  19. August/September 1997
  20. October/November 1997
  21. February/March 1998
  22. April/May 1998
  23. October/November 1998
  24. April/May 1999
  25. June/July 1999
  26. August/September 1999
  27. April/May 2000
  28. August/September 2000
  29. February/March 2001
  30. June/July 2002
  31. August/September 2010
  32. December 2011/January 2012
  33. February/March 2012
  34. April/May 2013

Foundations of Civilization

  1. Creature Comforts
  2. FIJA: The Vision And Mission
  3. Civilization and Mental Illness
  4. Barbarians Within and Without
  5. Guns and Liberty
  6. Discourse of Voluntary Servitude
  7. Writer's Rights
  8. A Controlling Concept
  9. Hemp: Lifeline To The Future
  10. Excerpt: The Writer's Rights
  11. Freedom and Rebellion
  12. Definitions of Freedom
  13. Ethics and Natural Law
  14. Personal Power
  15. Technical Competence Gap
  16. Letter - Eric Vollrath (re: Technical Competence Gap)
  17. Letter - Kevin McGehee (re: Technical Competence Gap)
  18. Letter - Mark Huesmann (re: Technical Competence Gap)
  19. The 4th of July

Global/Historical Perspectives

  1. The New Imperialism
  2. Prohibiting Safety
  3. World Colonization
  4. 1610 Was A Very Good Year
  5. Letter - Kovac
  6. Letter - Mason
  7. Gun Free Zones - Site Of Mass Shootings
  8. Irrational Conflicts
  9. Does "That" America Remain?
  10. Virtual Experiences
  11. Letter - Kovac
  12. Letter - Kovac
  13. Letter - Kovac
  14. Science And Religion
  15. What Must We Conserve?
  16. Letter - Kovac
  17. An Observation On Today's Hunter
  18. In Search Of The Anatomy Of Socialist Propaganda
  19. letter - Kovac
  20. letter - Kovac
  21. Copyrighting Cultural Suicide
  22. Letter - Steve Mason
  23. Here Be Dragons
  24. Machines, Cockroaches, and Man
  25. Letter - Kovac
  26. Liberty or Lard?
  27. Imagining A New World
  28. A War Story
  29. The Real Che Guevara
  30. American Civilization I
  31. Rethinking The Renaissance
  32. The Singularity vs Human Nature
  33. Letter - Richard Kovac
  34. A Response To E. Allan Blair
  35. A More Practical Goal
  36. The Fallacies Of Moorish Spain
  37. About Pirates
  38. Letter - Richard Kovac
  39. Letter - Richard Kovac
  40. Global Warming: An Appeal To Dishonest Authority
  41. Letter - Roberta Thursin Timmerman
  42. Letter - Rev. Don Timmerman
  43. Imagination, Inspiration, and Creativity
  44. Letter - Richard Kovac
  45. The Perversity Of Progress
  46. Letter to the Editor - Kovac
  47. Letter to the Editor - Timmerman
  48. All The King's Men
  49. Profound Statements
  50. Letter to the Editor - Timmerman
  51. The Wobblies
  52. Letter to the Editor - Schelpat
  53. Letter to the Editor - Timmerman
  54. Letter to the Editor - Kovac
  55. The Conversion of Socrates
  56. Letter to the Editor - Timmerman
  57. The Real Cause Of The Financial Crisis
  58. Expecting Rationality
  59. Letter - Don Timmerman
  60. A Response To Certain Rumors Of Adulation
  61. Letter - Richard Kovac
  62. Letter - Rev. Don Timmerman
  63. Arms And The Man
  64. Letter - Rev. Don Timmerman
  65. Letter - Richard Kovac
  66. Letter - Don Timmerman
  67. Letter - Richard Kovac
  68. Rebuilding Iraq
  69. Letter - Richard Kovac
  70. Observed In Atlanta Airport
  71. Terrorist Or Freedom-Fighter
  72. Letter - Don Timmerman
  73. Strange Things are Happening
  74. Exporting Failure To Iraq
  75. Letter - Don Timmerman
  76. Letter - Don Timmerman
  77. Dangerous Ideas
  78. Letter - Richard Kovac
  79. Immigration and Government
  80. Letter - Richard Kovac
  81. Letter To The Editor - Noble
  82. Letter To The Editor - Timmerman
  83. Controversial "Saint" Befriends Motley Poets
  84. Marx's Mirror Image
  85. Chains of Coincidences
  86. Eve Of The Millennium
  87. False Wisdom
  88. The Cause That Was Lost
  89. Letter - ZRS, Koper (Scientific and Research Center, Republic of Slovenia)
  90. Book Review - Codename Downfall: The Secret Plan to Invade Japan
  91. Japan's New Revised History
  92. Bosnia - An Alternative View
  93. Letter - Oskey (Support for mediated solution in Bosnia)
  94. The Cold War In Amber
  95. The Price They Paid

Government Abuse of Power/Threats to Liberty

  1. Letter - Mason
  2. Imprisonment For Debt
  3. Financial Crisis Finds Solution
  4. Letter - Kovac
  5. 9/11 - Many Unanswered Questions Remain
  6. Letter - Kovac
  7. Letter - Richard Kovac
  8. Letter - Richard Kovac
  9. Book Reviews From Goodreads.com - Doug Fine
  10. Letter - Kovac
  11. Letter - Kovac
  12. Airways Truth Searching
  13. Letter - Kovac
  14. Reason, Liberty, And Justice
  15. Prescription for Change: Take 2 Bureaucrats And Call Me While You're Mourning
  16. The Business Of Government
  17. Letter - James A. Kulacz
  18. The Source Of Prosperity
  19. Letter - Rev. Don Timmerman
  20. Letter - Richard Kovac
  21. The Constitution - Hit And Run By Fiat
  22. Letter - Richard Kovac
  23. Letter - Richard Kovac
  24. Resisting The Will Of The Citizens
  25. Orwell's Update
  26. Letter - Richard Kovac
  27. Letter - Rev. Timmerman
  28. Copyright - An Evolving Threat To Libery
  29. We Are Fed Lies About Our Wars
  30. The Actual Causes of the Financial Crisis - Politicians
  31. Crisis Politics
  32. "The Tattered Illusions Of Knowledge
  33. The Tattered Illusions Of Power
  34. City Hall
  35. You Can't Have It Both Ways
  36. Crimes Of The Prohibitionists
  37. Multicultural Destruction of America
  38. Authoritarianism and the Decline of Civilization
  39. Specters That Haunt The World Today
  40. The Bogus Drug War
  41. Populist Capitalism
  42. Disturbing Trends In New Orleans
  43. America: Land of the Free?
  44. Responsible? Gun Control
  45. Real Life Tragedies and Travisties Of Drug Prohibition
  46. Prude Offenders
  47. Public Propaganda
  48. Letter - Gteta Olsson
  49. Congratulations - Iloilo Jones re: Many Things Missing reprinted
  50. Book Notes - Posner
  51. Olsson's Book Bits - Griffin
  52. Letter - Jim Hart re: Capital Punishment
  53. letter - Mason re: Accessories To Evil
  54. Many Things Missing
  55. Prohibitionist Lies
  56. Accessories To Evil
  57. Teaching Children To Hate America
  58. Reichstag Redux
  59. Becoming The Enemy
  60. The Virtue Of Voter Apathy
  61. Liberty and Temperature
  62. Judges vs Juries
  63. Time: The True Tax Burden
  64. Letter to the Editor - Steve Mason
  65. Lessons of Miami
  66. Gun Control In Jamaica
  67. Losing Reasonableness
  68. Jury Power Information Kit
  69. The Lights Are Going Out
  70. The Importance of Words
  71. Letter - Fred Woodworth (Error in "The Importance of Words")
  72. Militia and the Standing Army
  73. Real Purpose of New Anti-Drug Ads
  74. Thoughts on the Drug War
  75. DEA Attacks First Amendment
  76. Drug War?
  77. The Essence of Freedom
  78. Gun Control in Action
  79. What Is Income?
  80. The Imperial Presidency - Making Free Speech a Crime
  81. Murder For Money
  82. Affirmative? Action
  83. Burning The Reichstag In Oklahoma
  84. Destroying The Evidence In Waco
  85. Weaver - Government Payoffs and Murders
  86. Criminalizing Confectionery
  87. Fully Informed Juries
  88. The Right to be Innocent
  89. Book Review - Lost Rights, Bovard
  90. On Laws and Lawfulness
  91. The UN vs the Constitution
  92. Roadkill for Dinner

Internet/World Wide Web

  1. Risk-ware And The Public Internet
  2. Access to Information
  3. Intertel - The Way Ahead
  4. Internet Commerce
  5. Supporting Freedom of Speech on the Internet
  6. The Internet and Child Care
  7. Potentials Of The Web
  8. Email Forwarding Networks
  9. Stealing the Internet

Intertel

  1. In Memory Of Marilyn Rothkin
  2. Region 7 Has A New Director!
  3. AGA 2013 Reviews
  4. We Need A New Director
  5. AGA Wrap-up
  6. 2012 AGA Review
  7. LOU*LOU For President
  8. 2011 AGA Report
  9. Ayn Rand And High IQ Societies
  10. Greetings From Our New RD
  11. 2010 Austin AGA Report
  12. Greetings From Your RD
  13. AGA-At-Sea Members' Talents
  14. Annual General Assembly Report
  15. Letter - Lou Keay (LOU*LOU)
  16. Intertel in CyberSpace
  17. Facts About The Carnival Ecstasy
  18. New Opportunities, Moving, Networking
  19. Atlanta AGA 2007
  20. Region 7 Still Needs A New Director
  21. Region 7 Needs A New Director
  22. Letter - Richard Kovac
  23. Election Repercussions
  24. Portland 2006 AGA
  25. 12th Anniversary Issue!
  26. Nashville AGA
  27. AGA 2004 Report
  28. Letter - Richard Kovac
  29. Report From The 2003 AGA
  30. Report From The 2002 AGA
  31. Tampa AGA Report
  32. Calling All Thinkers!
  33. Test Scores
  34. Region 7's Director Goes To The AGA

Male/Female/Family Relations

  1. Letter - Mason
  2. Trading Genders
  3. Letter - Kovac
  4. Civil Disobedence at Abrams Creek
  5. The Subjugation of Women
  6. April Memories
  7. Kids In The Belfry
  8. The Monogamy Myth
  9. They Lived Happily Ever After
  10. Little League
  11. Making Monsters
  12. Parents and Responsibility
  13. Book Review - The Alphabet vs The Goddess: The Confict Between Word And Image
  14. Men and Unhappy Women
  15. Asking Directions
  16. One Man's Opinion
  17. Daddy?
  18. The Tales We Tell Children

Meaning of Life

  1. The Ego's Role In Evolution
  2. Thinking Differently
  3. Letter - Lyon
  4. It's Your Choice
  5. Making Choices
  6. Book Review - Broken SEAL
  7. Defining Heroism
  8. Profiles In Courage
  9. Take A Life Or Lose A Life
  10. Shakespeare, The One And Only
  11. Letter - Arnesen
  12. Imagination, the Fuel and Fertilizer of Our Future
  13. Time
  14. Letter - Kovac
  15. An Anesthetized Life Isn't Worth Living
  16. Letter - Kovac
  17. Robert Heinlein in "Time Enough For Love
  18. In Praise Of St. Bingo
  19. A Leprechan's Laser Light Of Life
  20. Big Bang - Flash In The Pan
  21. Star-Stuff Seeking Significance
  22. learning From Skinny Cats
  23. The Night Sky
  24. On Death And Dying
  25. Entropy, Complexity and Life
  26. Letter - Cox (Comments on Entropy)
  27. Letter - Boone (Corrections on Entropy)
  28. The Fabric of Existance

Medical/Biology/Ecology

  1. Medables
  2. The Quality Of Mercy
  3. Letter - Cronk
  4. In Response To Steve Mason -2
  5. Vitamins: A Response To P.A. Stahl
  6. Vitamins: A Response To Steve Mason
  7. Believing In The Unbelievable Is Miraculous In Itself
  8. How Your Life Can Be Changed By A Number
  9. Avoiding Understanding
  10. Letter - Fry
  11. Hello Prostate Cancer
  12. Consciousness
  13. Mind Control
  14. Imagination And Perception
  15. Letter - Steve Mason
  16. Daydreaming About The Evolution Of Daydreaming
  17. A Reason For Doing
  18. Wired Up For The Lord
  19. Book Review - Senior Sex
  20. Let's Get Healthy
  21. MD Gifts
  22. Medical Marijuana And Blood Pressure
  23. Letter - Frank Bliss
  24. Letter - P.A. Stahl
  25. Let's Get Dumb
  26. Book Review - Nuts About Squirrels
  27. Animals, Humans And Moral Purpose
  28. Aqua Vite
  29. Creativity and Chaos
  30. Leveraging Language
  31. Marijuana and ADD
  32. The Ice Is Coming
  33. Language and Expression
  34. Evolution of the Brute
  35. Philosophy and Perception
  36. Book Review - Crucible of Creation: The Burgess Shale and the Rise of Animals
  37. Perception and Behavior
  38. New High Profit Opportunity - Illicit Cloning
  39. Selecting Out Success
  40. The Endangered Male
  41. Cranial Cooling and Intelligence
  42. Observations on ADD
  43. Plague and Virtual Reality
  44. Exploitation vs Symbiosis

Miscellaneous

  1. Book Reviews From Goodreads.com - Attkisson, Gardner, Houellebecq, Yagoda, Steyn
  2. Poem by John Jones
  3. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  4. Book Reviews - Gores, Malcom, Glazer, Moore, Riley, Boyle. Penrock
  5. Book Reviews From Goodreads.com - Kotlikoff, Moeller, Solman, Murray
  6. Time
  7. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  8. Book Reviews From Goodreads.com - Flanagan, Rushkoff, Gawande, Stolier, Marx, Bader, Wright, Schaffer, Barrows, Williams, Yanagihara
  9. Book Review - McCullough
  10. Book Reviews - Walker, Sacks, Doerr, Vidal, Lee, French, Morrison, Moore
  11. Book Review - Murray
  12. Book Review - Callahan
  13. Book Reviews From Goodreads.com - Harding, Gessen, Genova, Macdonald, Moore, Addario, Walker, Francis, Presley, Cavett
  14. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  15. Book Reviews From Goodreads.com - Norretranders, McBride, Patchett, Corsi, Gates, Matthiessen, Nisbet, Croke, D'Souza, Morris and McGann, Quammen
  16. Poetry by Eryn Edlebeck
  17. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  18. Book Reviews From Goodreads.com - Zuckoff, Stone, Toobin
  19. Book Review - At Dawn We Slept
  20. Poetry by T.A. Murphy
  21. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  22. Book Reviews by Brewster Gillett - Turtledove
  23. Book Review by Dr. Susanne Moskalski - Rosen
  24. Book Reviews From Goodreads.com - Norretranders, Toobin, Russel
  25. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  26. Poetry by T.A. Murphy
  27. Book Reviews From Goodreads.com - Baker, Gruber, Greene, Grogan, Childs, Nabokov, Tanerbaum, DeMille
  28. Book Reviews by Brewster Gillett - Bastiat, Holbrook, Arnold, Hilton, Patterson
  29. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  30. Book Reviews From Goodreads.com - Sanders, Greenwald, Moore, Galloway, Tepper
  31. Book Reviews by Brewster Gillett - Lancel, Naito
  32. Blackmail Doesn't Pay
  33. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  34. Book Reviews From Goodreads.com - Tartt, Salinger, El-Hai, Lane
  35. Poetry by Kara
  36. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  37. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  38. Poetry by T.A. Murphy
  39. Letter - Kovac
  40. Book Reviews - Dawkins, Tate, Powers, Just, Hogan
  41. Book Review - Smith
  42. Book Review - Sacks
  43. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  44. letter - Froehlke
  45. Book Reviews From Goodreads.com - Tanenbaum, Stockett, Hastings, Chabon, Ambrose, Doig
  46. Book Reviews From Goodreads.com - Ryan
  47. Book Review - Lazare
  48. Poetry by Richard Kovac, Terry, and Jade
  49. Book Reviews - Goldacre, Tanenbaum, Kidd, Paper, Hosseini, Ozeki, Sandford, Frank, Brown
  50. The Great Jersey City Stickball Game Of 1955
  51. Book Reviews - Baker, Janney, McClellan
  52. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  53. Book Reviews - Egan, Sacks, Williams, Schiff, Chorost, Bourdain, Picoult
  54. Book Review - Farmer
  55. Book Review - Kens
  56. Book Reviews - Wouk, Kessler, Dalrymple
  57. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  58. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  59. Worlds Of If
  60. Book Reviews From Goodreads.com - Issacson, Towles, Kaplan, Guy, Chabon, Montomery
  61. Poetry by Thomas Murphy
  62. Poetry by Paul Shaw
  63. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  64. Book Reviews From Goodreads.com
  65. Book Reviews From Goodreads.com
  66. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  67. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  68. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  69. Book Review - Prouty
  70. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  71. Book Review - Gruber, Abram
  72. Book Review - Edwards, Gottlieb
  73. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  74. Letter - Richard Kovac
  75. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  76. Olsson's Book Bits - Charney, Mitchel
  77. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  78. Olsson's Book Bits - Mason, Snoad
  79. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  80. Poem by Mo Tse
  81. Olsson's Book Bits - Yule, Allen, Anderson, Rule, Olsen, Larsson, Dotto
  82. Book Review - Evans
  83. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  84. Olsson's Book Bits - Danilova, Gregory, Morton, Lane, Sands, Gardener
  85. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  86. Olsson's Book Bits - Long, Logan, Duperrault Fassbender
  87. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  88. Olsson's Book Bits - Lodge, Rafael
  89. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  90. Olsson's Book Bits - Rule, Hosseini, Collins, Brown, Rubenfeld, Kodas
  91. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  92. Olsson's Book Bits - Butcher, Harmon, Carlo
  93. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  94. Olsson's Book Bits - Carlo, Rule, Fleeman, Gotti, Taraborrelli, Grisham, Collins
  95. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  96. Olsson's Book Bits - Potter and Bost, Colon, Taraborrelli, McCraig
  97. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  98. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  99. Poetry by Iloilo Jones
  100. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  101. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  102. Olsson's Book Bits - Grothe
  103. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  104. Olsson's Book Bits - Ebershoff, Carlo, Davis
  105. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  106. Olsson's Book Bits - Myron, Casey, Steel, Gregory
  107. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  108. Olsson's Book Bits - McCall, Sims, Carlo
  109. Olsson's Book Bits - Bailey and Rabe, Brown, Rushdie, Cartland
  110. Book Review - Ultimate Sacrifice, Lamar Waldron with Hartmann
  111. Olsson's Book Bits - Grogan, Patterson and Paetro
  112. Olsson's Book Bits - Handler, Grisham
  113. Olsson's Book Bits - Rule, Patterson and Ledwidge
  114. Olsson's Book Bits - Lewis, Gregory, Rushdie
  115. Book Review - Taleb
  116. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  117. Olsson's Book Bits - Jerome
  118. Olsson's Book Bits - Tey
  119. Olsson's Book Bits - Rushdie
  120. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  121. Olsson's Book Bits - Berry, Ewing, Kushner
  122. Poetry by Paul Maxim
  123. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  124. Olsson's Book Bits - Rosecrance, Gerritsen, Brown, Morris, Rampa
  125. Olsson's Book Bits - Berry, Grisham, Armstrong
  126. Olsson's Book Bits - Kurlansky, Thompson
  127. Some Classics Revisited
  128. This One Stumped Einstein
  129. Olsson's Book Bits - Gregory, Leftkowitz
  130. Olsson's Book Bits - Morgan, Thompson
  131. Capsule Reviews
  132. Olsson's Book Bits
  133. Capsule Reviews
  134. Capsule Reviews
  135. Unfinished Sonnet #3
  136. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  137. Poetry by Paul Maxim
  138. Poetry by John McGilva
  139. Poetry by Iloilo M. Jones
  140. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  141. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  142. Poetry by Paul Maxim
  143. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  144. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  145. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  146. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  147. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  148. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  149. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  150. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  151. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  152. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  153. Poetry by Richard Kovac
  154. Letter - Richard Kovac
  155. Letter - Richard Kovac
  156. Letter - Stephen Noble
  157. Letter - Stephen Noble
  158. Book Bites
  159. Tales Of The Paranormal
  160. In Memorial - Block, Gould
  161. In Memorial - Herb Lipson
  162. Numerology In Quantum Physics
  163. In Memorial - John Gieniec
  164. Old Wise Sayings
  165. New Region VII Director
  166. Living With Cats
  167. Kids on Science
  168. Letter - Bohlman (Why Intertel?)
  169. Book Review - The Complete Piper, Rogers
  170. Letter - Margo Mason (Loss of Ed Fites)
  171. The Regional Rant
  172. Your Editor Attends the AGA!

Pets

  1. Communication Breakdown
  2. A Year With Jack
  3. Jack's Progress
  4. Attempted Feline Fraud
  5. The Feline Version Of Game Theory
  6. The Deerslayer Wanabe

Politics

  1. Letter - Kovac
  2. Every Legislature Needs A Permanent Repeals Committee
  3. Letter - Blair
  4. The Religion of Politics
  5. Stablizing Social Security
  6. Stablizing Social Security? Not This Way?
  7. Book Review - Cashill
  8. Tea Parties and Stinking Thinking
  9. Sunset All Federal Laws
  10. Universal Health Insurance - The Private Option
  11. Comrpomise Means Americans Receive Nothing
  12. Fighting Gerrymandering
  13. That Vile 1 Percent
  14. Financial Crisis
  15. Why Obama Does Not Bring Change
  16. Vote For Me
  17. Meaning Shift In Politics
  18. Letter To The Editor - Dalsey
  19. Approval Voting
  20. A New Party?
  21. Taxation Becomes Representation
  22. Keep The Electoral College
  23. Fixing The Electoral College
  24. To All Americans
  25. The Myth of the Wasted Vote
  26. Principalities
  27. Extremism
  28. Tax Reform
  29. We The Government
  30. A Constitution
  31. Clinton vs Democracy
  32. Fasten Your Seat-belts, Republicans
  33. Reflections On Change
  34. Dole's Fascism Revealed
  35. New Depth of Disrepute
  36. The Value of a Single Vote

Popular Media

  1. Letter - Kovac
  2. Fit To Be Tied...In Knotts
  3. Letter - Richard Kovac
  4. Stargazing
  5. Television, Opium of the People
  6. Smoke, Sex And Suicide
  7. Michael And Me
  8. Thorogh Thinker's Thoughtful Theorems
  9. Great Wasteland Revisted
  10. Flawed Flaw Reporting

Port of Call

  1. Letter - Olender
  2. Port Of Call - 20 Years, Tech and Typography
  3. Port Of Call - 20 Years, Contents and Controversies
  4. Port Of Call - 20 Years, People And Politics
  5. Letter - Kovac
  6. letter - Kovac
  7. Both Ends Of The Spectrum
  8. Letter - Kulacz
  9. Letter - Steve Mason
  10. Letter - Steve Mason
  11. Big Changes In Port of Call
  12. Letter To The Editor - Mason
  13. Letter To The Editor - Dalsey
  14. Letter To The Editor - Kovac
  15. RD Rants and Rave
  16. First Anniversary
  17. Second Anniversary
  18. Third Anniversary
  19. Encouraging Submissions to POC
  20. POC is now on the World Wide Web
  21. Internet Cartoons Come To POC
  22. Fourth Anniversary Issue
  23. Port of Call Has Moved
  24. Fifth Anniversary Issue!
  25. Sixth Anniversary Issue!
  26. Seventh Anniversary Issue!
  27. Eighth Anniversary Issue!
  28. Ninth Anniversary Issue!
  29. 10th Anniversary Issue!
  30. 11th Anniversary Issue!

Quotes & Conundrums

  1. April/May 1995
  2. June/July 1995
  3. August/September 1995
  4. October/November 1995
  5. December 1995/January 1996
  6. February/March 1996
  7. April/May 1996
  8. June/July 1996
  9. August/September 1996
  10. October/November 1996
  11. December 1996/January 1997
  12. February/March 1997
  13. April/May 1997
  14. June/July 1997
  15. August/September 1997
  16. October/November 1997
  17. December 1997/January 1998
  18. February/March 1998
  19. April/May 1998
  20. June/July 1998
  21. August/September 1998
  22. October/November 1998
  23. December 1998/January 1999
  24. February/March 1999
  25. April/May 1999
  26. June/July 1999
  27. August/September 1999
  28. October/November 1999
  29. December 1999/January 2000
  30. February/March 2000
  31. April/May 2000
  32. June/July 2000
  33. August/September 2000
  34. October/November
  35. December 2000/January 2001
  36. February/March 2001
  37. April/May 2001
  38. June/July 2001
  39. August/September 2001
  40. October/November 2001
  41. December 2001/January 2002
  42. February/March 2002
  43. April/May 2002
  44. June/July 2002
  45. August/September 2002
  46. October/November 2002
  47. December 2002/January 2003
  48. February/March 2003
  49. April/May 2003
  50. June/July 2003
  51. August/September 2003
  52. October/November 2003
  53. December 2003/January 2004
  54. February/March 2004
  55. April/May 2004
  56. June/July 2004
  57. August/September 2004
  58. October/November 2004
  59. December 2004/January 2005
  60. February/March 2005
  61. April/May 2005
  62. June/July 2005
  63. August/September 2005
  64. October/November 2005
  65. December 2005/January 2006
  66. February/March 2006
  67. April/May 2006
  68. June/July 2006
  69. August/September 2006
  70. October/November 2006
  71. December 2006/January 2007
  72. February/March 2007
  73. April/May 2007
  74. June/July 2007
  75. August/September 2007
  76. October/November 2007
  77. December 2007/January 2008
  78. February/March 2008
  79. April/May 2008
  80. June/July 2008
  81. August/September 2008
  82. October/November 2008
  83. Dec 2008/Jan 2009
  84. February/March 2009
  85. April/May 2009
  86. June/July 2009
  87. August/September 2009
  88. October/November 2009
  89. December 2009/January 2010
  90. February/March 2010
  91. April/May 2010
  92. June/July 2010
  93. August/September 2010
  94. October/November 2010
  95. December 2010/January 2011
  96. February/March 2011
  97. April/May 2011
  98. June/July 2011
  99. August/September 2011
  100. October/November 2011
  101. December 2011/January 2012
  102. February/March 2012
  103. April/May 2012
  104. June/July 2012
  105. August/September 2012
  106. October/November 2012
  107. December 2012/January 2013
  108. February/March 2013
  109. April/May 2013
  110. June/July 2013
  111. August/September 2013
  112. October/November 2013
  113. December 2013/January 2014
  114. February/March 2014
  115. April/May 2014
  116. June/July 2014
  117. August/September 2014
  118. October/November 2014
  119. December 2014/January 2015
  120. February/March 2015
  121. April/May 2015
  122. June/July 2015
  123. August/September 2015
  124. October/November 2015
  125. December 2015/January 2016
  126. February/March 2016
  127. Cat Quotes
  128. Dog Quotes
  129. The Credo of Jack London

Religion

  1. Letter - Timmerman
  2. Letter - Timmerman
  3. Letter - Kovac
  4. Letter - Richard Kovac
  5. Occam's Razor
  6. Letter - Richard Kovac
  7. Letter - Richard Kovac
  8. Jesus Who?
  9. Letter - Richard Kovac
  10. Letter - Don Timmerman
  11. Letter to the Editor - Kovac
  12. Visiting The Hutterites
  13. Metaphor and Reality
  14. Letter - Tom Vaughn
  15. Victims Of The Myth Lab
  16. And So Happy Christmas
  17. Live And Let Live
  18. Letter - Greta Olsson
  19. The End Is Near
  20. The Father And The Son
  21. True And False Religion And Superstition
  22. Letter - Richard Kovac
  23. Letter - Stephen Noble
  24. Letter - Aubrey Ellen Shomo
  25. Jesus Who?
  26. Religious Zealotry, An Untenable Position
  27. Evolution of Wishful Thinking
  28. Letter - Richard Kovac
  29. The Genius of Jesus

Short Stories

  1. Moneyed Folk
  2. Always Quit While You're Ahead
  3. The Fifth Man
  4. Vaden's Mule
  5. The Long Road Home
  6. Stories By Paul Shaw
  7. Stories By Richard Gribbins
  8. The Spider
  9. Ellen
  10. Stories
  11. Being Aware Of Being
  12. Taking The Test
  13. The Old Man
  14. A Few Nights of Purple Passion
  15. The Art Dealer
  16. Sundown At Coffin Rock
  17. The Fog Will Rise
  18. Nothing, Nothing At All
  19. It's All The Rage
  20. The Closet
  21. Paradise
  22. The Search
  23. The All-In-One Do Everything Machine
  24. The Vamp
  25. Suzie
  26. The Puzzle Shop
  27. Can You Build This?
  28. Land Owner Relations
  29. Wrong Hat

Social/Political Philosophy

  1. Multiculturalism: It's All Greek To Me
  2. Turning Capitalist
  3. IQ In America
  4. Secular Ethics And Tolerance
  5. Letter - Kovac
  6. Letter - Kovac
  7. Letter - Kovac
  8. A Case For Sarcasm
  9. Letter - Mason
  10. Black And White And Gray
  11. Disposable Items
  12. Letter - Cronk
  13. Letter - Kovac
  14. Letter - Kovac
  15. Becoming A Neo-Bohemian
  16. This Is A Role Model: Don't Be Like me
  17. Letter - Kovac
  18. Storytelling
  19. Letter - Richard Kovac
  20. Leaders, Learning And Lighthouses
  21. Letter - Richard Kovac
  22. Volunteers
  23. Democracy Is More Than Just Voting
  24. Tolerating Dishonesty
  25. Letter - Rev. Don Timmerman
  26. Letter to the Editor - Mason
  27. Letter to the Editor - Kovac
  28. Comments for the Constitutional Conference
  29. Capital Formation
  30. The Lure Of Gun Control
  31. Letter - Richard Kovac
  32. The Dismal Science
  33. "Fair" Market Capitalism
  34. Reply To Digressions and Diatribes
  35. Evil Corporations? - For Sure!
  36. Response to Stahl's response to Fisher's piece about Corporations
  37. "Evil" Corporations
  38. The One To Be Wary Of
  39. The Available Panacea
  40. Expecting Authority
  41. Discipline vs Punishment
  42. Dysfunctional...And Proud Of It
  43. I Don't Know
  44. One With Everything
  45. Letter - Richard Kovac
  46. Letter - Don Timmerman
  47. Letter - Richard Kovac
  48. Alas, Babylon?
  49. Amazing Perversions
  50. Hitler Comes Home
  51. Letter - Don Timmerman
  52. I'm A Racist
  53. Letter - Richard Kovac
  54. Letter - Don Timmerman
  55. Fog and Haze, Smoke and Spin
  56. The Value of Greed And Laziness
  57. Letter To The Editor - Kovac
  58. Letter To The Editor - Kovac
  59. Letter To The Editor - Kovac
  60. Letter To The Editor - Dalsey
  61. Fundamental Philosophies
  62. letter - Albert Maise
  63. Letter - Richard Kovac
  64. Of Humans And Swine
  65. Fallacies - Appeal To Ignorance
  66. The Existence of a Spirit of Evil
  67. Cut To The Chase
  68. Will There Be A Future
  69. Letter - Richard Kovac
  70. The Dynamics of Competition
  71. The Creation Of A World
  72. A Pointless Column
  73. Observations Of Socialism
  74. Fallacies - False Alternatives
  75. Fallacies - Barking Cat
  76. Letter - Richard Kovac
  77. Letter - Richard Kovac
  78. Pledge Of Allegiance
  79. Letter - Richard Kovac (Political and economic systems)
  80. Letter - Nate Sophael (reply - Political definitions)
  81. Fallacies - Argument From Intimidation
  82. Political Labels
  83. A Happy Face
  84. Fallacies - Spurious Superficiality
  85. Bigger 'n' Better
  86. Fallacies - Proof By Selected Instances
  87. Speaking English
  88. Lookin' For Trouble
  89. Letter - Sophael (Reply to Lookin' For Trouble)
  90. Fallacies - Variant Imagization
  91. Fallacies - Fantasy Projection/Contex Imposition
  92. Love American Style
  93. Fallacies - Relative Privation
  94. Fallacies - Missing Link
  95. Predatory Practices
  96. Show Some Class
  97. Fallacies - Anti-conceptual Mentality
  98. A Stranger - In an Even Stranger Land
  99. Fallacies - Ad Fidentia, Argumentum Ad Verecundiam
  100. The Kiddy Shield
  101. Fallacies - Ambiguous Collective
  102. Letter - Frank Bartlett (re: The Purpose of Participation)
  103. The Purpose Of Participation
  104. Fat Bellied Socialism
  105. Moral Equivalence and Civilization
  106. Land Of The Free?
  107. Science, Politics and Elegance
  108. Freedom
  109. Afrohoma - Perspectives on a Black State of Oklahoma
  110. Two Kinds of People
  111. Good Uses for Monarchies
  112. Darwin's Incessant Tramping
  113. Letter - Francis G. Bartlett (re: Darwin's Incessant Tramping/Buhner)
  114. Letter - Arthur Kalmeyer (re: Darwin's Incessant Tramping/Buhner)
  115. Letter - Joan Dash (re: Why I Don't Compute/Fry)
  116. Darwin's March
  117. Letter - Guy Letourneau (re: Darwin's March/Mason)
  118. Power and Purpose
  119. Language and Markets
  120. My Gay Ways
  121. A Black Box Society
  122. Minor Surgery
  123. The Virtues of Confederacies
  124. Forget About Posterity
  125. Mad At MADD
  126. In Defense of Happiness
  127. Freedom and Firewalls
  128. Good and Evil
  129. Knowing Evil
  130. I'm A Controlled Alcoholic
  131. Sex and Society
  132. The WTO and Free Trade
  133. Freedom On A Leash
  134. Why Global Warming?
  135. The Calculus of Control
  136. American Fascism
  137. Religious Terrorism and the Secular State
  138. Conditional Respect
  139. Raising The Minimum Wage
  140. Greed and Laziness
  141. Discrimination
  142. Are We Certain?
  143. The Dangers of Safety
  144. The Credibility of Information
  145. Interest Based Process As Leadership
  146. Relational Aggressor: The New Bully on the Block
  147. Killer Bras
  148. Truth and Lies from the Dark Side
  149. On Goodness And Being Good
  150. Lethal Liberalism
  151. Who Can you Believe?
  152. From Modest Beginnings - Observations of Germany in the 1930's
  153. Letter - Mortensen (Conservatism vs Liberalism)
  154. Letter - Ken Cox (Response to the pathology of tyranny)
  155. Federal or State Citizen?
  156. Scarcity vs Plenty

Technology

  1. Letter - Kovac
  2. Evolving Parallelism
  3. Storms In The Cloud
  4. Letter - Kovac
  5. Letter - Kovac
  6. Digital Publishing
  7. Why Are We Still Using Gas Driven Vehicles?
  8. Alternative Transportation
  9. Unexpected Failure
  10. Silicon Adventures
  11. Watching TV
  12. Scarcity Mentality And The End Of The Oil Era
  13. The Usefulness Conundrum
  14. Further Adventures With Linux
  15. Technology and Disabilies
  16. Practicing Safe Computing
  17. Virtual Service Networks
  18. Developing Two Minds
  19. Why I Don't Compute
  20. Software and Social Dynamics
  21. Changing Information Flow
  22. Letter To The Prince
  23. Philosophy of Software Development
  24. The Sword Of Ehud
  25. Book Review - Cryptonomicon, Stephenson
  26. The Fungus Among Us
  27. Year 2000 Bugs
  28. Cyber Celebrities
  29. Considering Landmines
  30. A Landmine Proposal
  31. Losing The Past
  32. Letter - George Drake (Response to Losing the Past)
  33. Telecommunications
  34. Microsoft's Digital Spy
  35. Performance Animation
  36. Bad Day For Tech Support
  37. The Creature Lives!
  38. Personal Area Networks

Urban Legends

  1. Retraction - Craig Sherford Myth
  2. Letter - Rego (Sherford urban legend)
  3. Retraction and Editor's Reply to Rego Letter


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