Category Archives: News and politics

HISTORY

The tearing down of the Berlin Wall, occurring when I was in law school, was a major event.  Some people stupidly called it the end of history.  But history didn’t stop.  It remained in motion. Today the right wing is … Continue reading

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TO THE EMERALD ISLE

At the end of his book on Ireland, written in the 1970’s, Leon Uris commented that the Irish have no future. Sometime after that, I visited Ireland for the first time.  It was 1998, and the island was under the … Continue reading

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NEW BOOK SNEAK PEEK

To My Friends at WordPress: I’ve been blogging at WordPress now for eight years.  My location is Jalesy55.wordpress.com.  My first blog was on John Milton’s writing of the Areopagitica back in the 1640’s.  Milton’s tract, on freedom of the press, … Continue reading

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NEED YOUR HELP

  To my friends at WordPress: I’ve been blogging at WordPress now for eight years.  My location is Jalesy55.wordpress.com.  My first blog was on John Milton’s writing of the Areopagitica back in the 1640’s.  Milton’s tract, on freedom of the … Continue reading

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POPES AND FISHERMEN

I don’t have the resources to make film or even a trailer out of this script, so I’m just posting the screenplay.   POPES AND FISHERMEN A Trailer Screenplay by Charles Lupia EXT.  THE FAÇADE OF ST. PETER’S BASILICA.  ROME.  … Continue reading

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TO A.K.L.

You are the alchemist of my life, changing all trips, all meals, all plans, transforming what would be quite lonely hours to ones of glad companionship. Even one so quiet can stir the sun rays.    

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SPIDER-MAN UPSTATE

In Spider-Man: Homecoming, the newest addition to the wall climber’s adventures, some changes of minimal significance have been mad.  His boss Iron-Man moves his headquarters from the center of Manhattan to “upstate,” so that his new building looks like so … Continue reading

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