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Harnessing the Hundredth

Harnessing the Hundredth

It will come as no surprise that during these days of intense activity on the occasion of the Genocide’s centennial, some serious discussions occur, despite how occupied everyone is with this intense activity. Some are inspiring, others banal; some irritating, others activating; some profound, others superficial; some with the usual activist suspects, others with people who have just come on or returned to the scene; some constructive, others distracting.

April 23rd, 2015

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Granddaughter from Hell and Other Election Tales

Granddaughter from Hell and Other Election Tales

It’s been a while since I’ve told humorous, telling, inspiring, and sometimes even instructive, stories from election campaigns.

April 17th, 2015

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The Kardashian Factor

The Kardashian Factor

Let’s get the disclaimer out of the way first: I am not related to the subject of this article.

April 10th, 2015

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Vote. Give. Do.

Vote. Give. Do.

Glendale, Burbank, Pasadena, and Los Angeles, in that order, will wrap up their election cycles over the next few weeks.

April 3rd, 2015

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10 Reasons Why Obama Should NOT Travel to Armenia on April 24

10 Reasons Why Obama Should NOT Travel to Armenia on April 24

I must give credit to fellow columnist, Harut Sassounian, for inspiring this piece with his “10 Reasons Why Obama Should Travel to Armenia on April 24″ that appeared last week.

March 27th, 2015

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What’s the Point?

What’s the Point?

In just over a month, it will crescendo. It has already begun.

March 20th, 2015

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Whacking Whitewashing Worms

Whacking Whitewashing Worms

You were undoubtedly pleased over the last few weeks when you read about Los Angeles and Portland dropping disgusting Dick Gephardt, the former House Speaker and Genocide recognition advocate who sold his soul to Turkish government denialists in exchange for millions of dollars, as their lobbyist.

March 13th, 2015

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On the Commercial Front

On the Commercial Front

As the old saying goes, “there’s more than one way to skin a cat” (at the risk of offending the animal rights folks), and Turkey is skinning a lot of cats.

February 27th, 2015

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‘Armenian’ Cities’ Elections

‘Armenian’ Cities’ Elections

It’s that time of the biennial election cycle when many California cities hold their local elections for city councils, school boards, and college boards.

February 20th, 2015

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Toumani Take II

Toumani Take II

Circumstances in the form of community reactions, discussions, and commentary obligate me to revisit a topic I did not much want to address in the first place since it gives the culprit what she craves and needs to achieve her untoward desires/goals, ATTENTION.

February 13th, 2015

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It’s/They’re Coming!

It’s/They’re Coming!

April 24, 2015. Events on, around, about, for, through, because of, and probably a whole of other prepositionally connected events are what “it” and “they” are.

February 6th, 2015

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Reverse Crusades

Reverse Crusades

With what can only be described as breathtaking hypocrisy, the nut-job extremists who are Moslems seem to be undertaking their own “CRESCENTade” to “defend” their religion.

January 30th, 2015

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The First Salvo

The First Salvo

Great news came out of UCLA and its student government.

January 23rd, 2015

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Delegate Delight

Delegate Delight

On Sunday, January 11, a significant victory was achieved by the Armenian community living in California’s 43rd State Assembly District (AD), led by the efforts of the ANCA.

January 16th, 2015

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