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Art "Chief Reason" Goodrich's Blog – September 2011 Archive (3)

Remembering Bradley Golden – Now Ten Years Gone

 

I wrote this story in 2003 and first released it on September 25th of that year; two years after the tragic death of then 19 year-old Firefighter Bradley Golden, who died in a live burn training exercise in Lairdsville, New York. I have posted it every year since then to honor and to remember Brad.

 

It is a story that sparked numerous discussions among the nation’s…

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Added by Art "Chief Reason" Goodrich on September 22, 2011 at 8:02pm — No Comments

Paul Krugman: Biggest Loser is a Nobel Winner?

I have always believed that I was not capable of hating my fellow Man.

That’s not to say that, for my personal reasons, I have people that I hold no fondness towards; not many, but some.

But, I hate Paul Krugman.

Oh, don’t worry; I said that I didn’t have the capacity to hate my fellow MAN.

Paul Krugman is a repulsive, repugnant, reprehensible, reptilian reprobate!

In addition, a man has scruples, morals, ethics and…

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Added by Art "Chief Reason" Goodrich on September 16, 2011 at 5:30pm — 4 Comments

Never Forgetting is to Always Remember

I have started and stopped this blog a couple of times now.

The first time, there was too much anger. The second blog contained too much sarcasm.

Why?

Well; there are several reasons.

First of all, I struggle with calling an event that was filled with so much pain, suffering, sorrow and sadness an “anniversary”.

But, many are referring to the tenth year since the 9/11 attacks as “the tenth anniversary of…

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Added by Art "Chief Reason" Goodrich on September 6, 2011 at 6:32pm — No Comments

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