May 26th, 2009

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INDEX for OutsideTheWalls.org/blog

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

NOTE: Rather than expanding this index, I have decided to rely on the Categories section which is visible at right on each posting. A click on any topic will bring up all posts which have been written on that topic.

(See Categories on home page for more detailed grouping.)

(click on specific date on calendar to the right for requested item)

#1 – March 25, 2009: Introducing the blog, and Reflecting on Fear Itself

#2 – April 2, 2009: Social Democracy

#3 – April 4, 2009: Binghamton NY shootings

#4 – April 7, 2009: Red River Flood at Fargo-Moorhead

#5 – April 9, 2009: What will be left for our Grandchildren?

#6 – April 12, 2009: Sugar Bush (see also #14)

#7 – April 15, 2009: Thoughts on Taxes and Taxation

#8 – April 16, 2009: Susan Boyle

#9 – April 20, 2009: The Columbine tragedy remembered

#10 – April 24, 2009: RIGOR as Public Education Policy

#11 – April 27, 2009: Swine Flu (see also #16)

#12 – April 29, 2009: Atoms for Peace

#13 – May 1, 2009: Democrats, Republicans, etc

#14 – May 3, 2009: Sweet Smoky Blues (See also #6)

#15 – May 4, 2009: Grandpa’s slingshot

#16 – May 5, 2009: Flu Survivor (See also #11)

#17 – May 8, 2009: Don Bartlette (See also #21 and #22)

#18 – May 10, 2009: Mothers Day

#19 – May 11, 2009: Chris Martenson’s “Crash Course”

#20 – May 12, 2009: Drones and War

#21 – May 13, 2009: Heather (See also #17 and #22)

#22 – May 14, 2009: Johnny, Carl and Elmer L (See also #17 and #21)

#23 – May 17, 2009: President Obama at Notre Dame

#24 – May 18, 2009: Power vs Force

#25 – May 20, 2009: Thoughts at #25

#26 – May 21, 2009: Fear Itself (see also #1 and #27)

#27 – May 22, 2009: Webinar on Fear (see also #1 and #26)

#28 – May 23, 2009: French-Canadians in the American Civil War

#29 – May 25, 2009: Memorial Day, remembering WWII 1944-45 in a small community.

#30 – May 27, 2009: A very serious and comprehensive look at the need for Public Education Reform

#31 – May 28, 2009:  R.I.P. Gerard Jean-Juste, Pere, Haiti Hero

#32 – May 31, 2009:  Health Care Reform: (“Good Morning Vietnam”)

#33 – June 2, 2009: Susan Boyle goes back to her village

#34 – June 3, 2009: The Conversation about Climate Change

#35 – June 5, 2009: President Obama Speaks in Cairo

#36 – June 6, 2009: President Obama builds a wall behind U.S. and everybody else.

#37 – June 7, 2009: The “Can Don’t” problem

#38 – June 10, 2009: Seeing “Community” (it’s all around us)

#39 – June 12, 2009: A new Farmer’s Market in New Hope MN

#40 – June 14, 2009: Dr. Tiller and Stephen Johns: Some thoughts about a conversation

#41 – June 15, 2009: Lobbying

#42 – June 18, 2009: A new dawn for Thinking Globally

#43 – June 21, 2009: Father’s Day: Thoughts about a French-Canadian

#44 – June 27, 2009: “Life is what happens to you while you’re making other plans.”

#45 – June 29, 2009: Guns and America

#46 – July 1, 2009: Sen. Al Franken enroute to Washington

#47 – July 3, 2009: Driving up the negatives

#48 – July 5, 2009: The 4th of July

#49 – July 6, 2009: “A million [tea bag faxes] made….”

#50 – July 7, 2009: “Back to the future with technology.”

#51 – July 8, 2009:  Death: Michael Jackson, Robert McNamara and Sarah Palin

#52 – July 11, 2009: Views on Economic Stimulus

#53 – July 13, 2009: Fact vs Theory

#54 – July 20, 2009: “The Eagle has landed”, and Walter Cronkite

#55 – July 23, 2009: Enobling Peace or Memorializing Eternal War?

#56 – July 24, 2009: Health Care Policy Sausage Making

#57 – July 25, 2009: The Politics and Practice of Race

#58 – July 26, 2009: Health Care Policy: Some Realities to Consider

#59 – July 27, 2009: Should there be Health care for all?  A simple exercise.

#60 – July 29, 2009: Health Care Reform and the Middle Class: The Middle Class fighting against its own best interests?

#61 – July 30, 2009: VA and Medicare

#62 – July 31, 2009: Long Term Care: Moving from Charity to Profit Center

#63 – August 1, 2009: Comments on the American narrative and the demonization of words.

#64 – August 2, 2009: The Health Care Reform Posts – a personal summation.

#65 – August 5, 2009: The latest Poll…and the “protests”

#66 – August 6, 2009: The Practice of the Viral Lie

#67 – August 7, 2009: Communicating Health Care Reform

#68 – August 10, 2009: Putting the “n” back in “commuity”

#69 – August 12, 2009: Eunice Kennedy Shriver, Heather, and “…the land of the free, and the home of the” Rave.

#70 – August 15, 2009: Health Care and Government in LaMoure

#71 – August 16, 2009: Dixie Chicks, on the road…with fascism?

#72 – August 22, 2009: Lindsay’s 23rd birthday, and some other 23rds

#73 – August 26, 2009: Senator Ted Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr.

#74 – August 28, 2009: First do no harm (health care)

#75 – September 3, 2009:  “Faith-based” and Politics

#76 – September 6, 2009:  “Taking Woodstock”

#77 – September 7, 2009: The political execution of Van Jones (and a possibility or two)

#78 – September 8, 2009: Back to school with the President

#79 – September 9, 2009: Obama speaks to the nation on health care reform

#80 – September 10, 2009: Au revoir to a classy lady

#81 – September 11, 2009: The growing incivility of public discourse

#82 – September 12, 2009:  A message to students

#83 – September 13, 2009:  “I loved her first”

#84 – September 14, 2009:  The 9-12ers

#85 – September 15, 2009:  A gathering of the news community

#86 – September 16, 2009: Two Sides of “Entitlement”

#87 – September 17, 2009:  Stomping on ACORN

#88 – September 20, 2009:  Annelee Woodstrom and War Child

#89 – September 21, 2009:  Honoring two veterans

#90 – September 22, 2009:  Glenn Beck and “the mythical marching millions”

#91 – September 23, 2009:  “Photo-shoppe”

#92 – September 24, 2009: “Out of the loop”

#93 – September 26, 2009:  A Political Afternoon

#94 – September 28, 2009:  A Challenge to the Progressives

#95 – September 29, 2009:  Elmer L., Politics and People.

#96 – September 30, 2009:  “…above average” ?

#97 – October 1, 2009:  Killing a civil society.

#98 – October 2, 2009:  Chicago loses its Olympic bid

#99 – October 3, 2009: “Capitalism: A Love Story”

#100 – October 5, 2009: Thoughts at a Century of Blogging

#101 – October 6, 2009: Running for TJ; and building a base.

#102 – October 7, 2009: The Curse of Competition

#103 – October 8, 2009: The Evils of Commerce

#104 – October 9, 2009:  Health Care Reform.  Lurching to the finish line.

#105 – October 10, 2009:  The 2009 Nobel Peace Prize

#106 – October 11, 2009:  “Capitalism: A Love Story” Part II

#107 – October 12, 2009:  Abortion

#108 – October 18, 2009: August Wilson’s Radio Golf

#109 – October 19, 2009: $1,420,000,000,000

#110 – October 21, 2009: $300,000,000,000

#111 – October 23, 2009: “From Hidden Roots….”

#112 – October 24, 2009: “La Grippe”

#113 – October 25, 2009: Being a face of hope

#114 – October 28, 2009: Iraq revisited, October, 2009

#115 – October 31, 2009: Learning about south Asia from a south Asian

#116 – November 7, 2009: Denying reality

#117 – November 8, 2009: The School Board election

#118 – November 9, 2009: A Reflection for Peace on Armistice (Veterans) Day

#119 – November 11, 2009: Armistice Day, Veterans Day, Remembrance Day
#120 – November 12, 2009: Raining Apples
#121 – November 23, 2009: Significance of 60 Votes
#122 – November 26, 2009: Thanksgiving
#123 – November 29, 2009: The Day Maker
#124 – December 1, 2009: The Ice on the Pond
#125 – December 5, 2009: Blessed Debt
#126 – December 6, 2009: Haiti, a look back and forward
#127 – December 7, 2009: Pearl Harbor, Once we were young.
#128 – December 8, 2009: Health Care Reform, Death by a Thousand Cuts
#129 – December 13, 2009: The Shack
#130 – December 14, 2009: “the gods must be crazy”
#131 – December 15, 2009: A Merry Christmas firing of an employee
#132 – December 17, 2009: Christmas Call and an encore from Susan Boyle
#133 – December 20, 2009: The Dust Bowl and Depression of the 1930s
#134 – December 21, 2009: A 1940s Country School Christmas
#135 – December 22, 2009: Dad’s Shoes
#136 – December 26, 2009: The Bad Plus
#137 – December 27, 2009: “Climate” vs “Weather”: A matter of huge consequence.
#138 – December 29, 2009: Real Time Health Care in the United States for a member of the Privileged Class
#139 – December 30, 2009: Part II Real Time Health Care in the U.S. from another perspective.
#140 – December 31, 2009: 500 years
#141 – January 1, 2010: Invictus
#142 – January 2, 2010: A New Years Day Reflection
#143 – January 3, 2010: YouTube, Elders and Youngers
#144 – January 4, 2010: Looking to the Future, by Looking at the Past
#145 – January 6, 2010: Reflections on Copenhagen Climate Summit
#146 – January 8, 2010: Armies of One
#147 – January 9, 2010: Avatar
#148 – January 12, 2010: Harry Reid and Me.
#149 – January 13, 2010: Fr. Tom Hagan, a horrible tragedy in Port-au-Prince, and a message to us all.
#150 – January 17, 2010: “We’re off to see the Wizard….”
#151 – January 19, 2010: Start Seeing Haiti
#152 – January 20, 2010: Who Deserves Medical Care? A Personal Experience.
#153 – January 23, 2010: Haiti. Hope is on the way?
#154 – January 26, 2010: Haiti and Power
#155 – January 30, 2010: Haiti, a plea
#156 – February 5, 2010: Howard Zinn
#157 – February 6, 2010: Haiti et al, a little Arithmetic Lesson in Caring and Sharing