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April 2, 2009

Are you (we) stupid or what?

Jerry Krase
Jerry Krase
Can Obama save Uncle Sam's bank? He seems to think so. What do you think?

Solving global and national crises requires accurate and timely information. Television news and information programming is little help in that regard.

March 14, 2009

Sharks and Mobsters: 2 Oft-told Tales

Jerry Krase
Jerry Krase
Tony's Macaroni and Mama Soprano's Gravy were given to me some years ago by an Italian American somebody in the business in California. They were promotional materials for the Sopranos HBO series. As with so much else about negative Italian and Italian American stereotyping it is self-inflicted and in this case at least, maybe you are what you eat.

Seeing the Pattern of Italian Stereotypes in slights, sites, and sights of all kinds

January 28, 2009

Remembrance of Jews past, but never lost

Jerry Krase
Jerry Krase - ballpoint pen on graphed memo pad paper
I brought my camera and two of my daughters with me when I visited Auschwitz (Oswiecem) in the spring of 1997. After passing under the Arbeit Macht Frei portal I could not bring myself to photograph anything, but I did scribble this shoe that stood in a pile of "personal effects."

Being reminded of International Holocaust Remembrance Day makes me recall many things... past present and future..

January 21, 2009

My Best Wishes to Mr. President Barack Hussein Obama

Jerry Krase
Jerry Krase
I wasn't invited to be part of the entourage when President-elect Barack Hussein Obama and Vice President-elect Joseph Robinette Biden, Jr. retraced part of Abe Lincoln's 1861 "Inauguration Train" trip from Philadelphia to Washington DC, but I had made the journey many times before and witnessed the spreading rust and crumble along the route. Maybe the next time I ride Amtrak to The Nation's Capital, I'll start seeing something different. I sure hope so.

Now that Barack Hussein Obama has become the 44th President of the United States of America and, incidentally, the newest tenant at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, it seems that...