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"Will you still need me, will you still feed me…?" Dr. Lant turns 64, and at last knows the answer to the Beatles’ plaintive question.

February 21, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Life

by Dr. Jeffrey Lant Today I turn 64,  having entered this life February 16, 1947. Thatmakes me a certified Baby Boomer,  a member in good standingof a petted generation that has touched, for good and ill, virtually everythingon this  planet, incising its deep mark far and wide. We started life as heirs to creation; now …

Despairing feds say 50 percent of the U.S. population at risk unless salt intake is drastically reduced. This means YOU!

February 7, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Dr. Jeffrey Lant’s Article Archive

by Dr. Jeffrey Lant I’m from one of those boisterous, far extended midwestern families… one that likes to eat, drink, and be merry… and has decades of experience perfecting these skills. I can see them all now, in the kitchen, at the cooler, at picnics, and most of all at Grannie Vic’s sumptuous, over abundant …

We must remember… because to forget would obliterate the crimes and suffering. The pressing need to restore and preserve Auschwitz.

February 4, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Life

by Dr. Jeffrey Lant You think, before you go, that you are prepared. But you are not prepared. You think you understand what happened at thisplace and why it happened. But you do not understand. You think you can visit the museum and itsartifacts as you would visit any other museum. But you cannot so …

‘Do not go gentle into that good night.’ Hosni Mubarak toughs it out as Barrak Obama pleads with him to get out!

February 2, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Dr. Jeffrey Lant’s Article Archive

by Dr. Jeffrey Lant Could it be that Egyptian president Hosni Mobarak has been spending his leisure time these days reading Welsh poet Dylan Thomas? It certainly looks that way. After all what Thomas wrote in 1951 must speak to the soul of 82- year old Mubarak today: Do not go gentle into that good …

Let freedom ring! A great nation struggles in the streets to be born. Egypt, January, 2011.

January 30, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Dr. Jeffrey Lant’s Article Archive

by Dr. Jeffrey Lant An event of world significance is playing out right this minute in Cairo and throughout the country. A great nation with a legendary, larger-than-life past is fighting to be born, fighting for the rights of oppressed millions, no longer content merely to yearn to be free. They want the real thing… …

4:15 a.m., 14.7 degrees Fahrenheit, light snow falling.

January 25, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Dr. Jeffrey Lant’s Article Archive

by Dr. Jeffrey Lant I awoke this morning to find as Samuel Taylor Coleridge did in 1798 all had been, o’er night, transformed. This great poet wrote (“Frost at Midnight”): “The Frost performs its secret ministry, Unhelped by any wind. The owlet’s cry Came loud — and hark, again! loud as before.” There was no …

‘In short, there’s simply not a more congenial spot….’ The 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s inaugural address, January 20, 1961.

January 23, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Dr. Jeffrey Lant’s Article Archive

by Dr. Jeffrey Lant Washington, D.C. loves commemorations, not least because every one who is anyone expects to have one for herself. Thus, it was inevitable that the 50th anniversary of the inauguration of America’s 35th president should be celebrated with suitable doings and, of course, well honed and well considered words. And so they …

‘With your shield, or on it.’ Why America won’t get and doesn’t really want civic comity and civility.

January 21, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Dr. Jeffrey Lant’s Article Archive

by Dr. Jeffrey Lant Imagine, if you will, that you are a candidate for the United States Senate, the most exclusive club on earth. You have wanted to be a member, you have dreamed of it for your entire life. You have sacrificed over and over again to get this office of the people’s trust. …

‘Don’t stop thinking about tomorrow.’ The Queen, (no ) freedom of information, and the Succession

January 20, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Dr. Jeffrey Lant’s Article Archive

by Dr. Jeffrey Lant It was just the kind of event the Young Royals (Wills, Edward, and soon-to-be Princess Kate) could applaud and approve: 14 stylish students from England’s tony Royal College of Arts donned self-designed matching Kate Middleton engagement outfits (so cute) with accompanying (copies) of the famous engagement ring; the one, you know, …

‘Everybody must get stoned.’ Public employees now Public Enemy Number 1 as strapped taxpayers erupt!

January 19, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Current Events, US Economy

  by Dr. Jeffrey Lant Marie Corfield, a New Jersey based art teacher,had her moment with destiny. She had the opportunityto take New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to task…and she took it. Marie, slowly at first, told Governor Chris about teachingconditions…. about the importance of art classes…and, gathering speed and righteous indignation asshe went… let …


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