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December 23, 2008 --
"We Need Aggrandizers Anonymous"

December 23, 2008 --
The 2008 Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade (Part Two)

December 23, 2008 --
Whither the Republicans?

December 9, 2008 --
The 82nd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

December 9, 2008 --
Inflating the Balloons

December 9, 2008 --
LPR Doggerel

November 25, 2008 --
Thoughts on Fairness

November 25, 2008 --
Populism Ignored

November 25, 2008 --
LPR at Night (in Manhattan)

November 25, 2008 --
Encouraging Signs

November 25, 2008 --
Do Middle Class Misfortunes Spell Depression?

November 25, 2008 --
LPR Photo Observations: Parking

November 11, 2008 --
The Disappointing Republicans

November 11, 2008 --
Election Night in Manhattan

November 11, 2008 --
New York Marathon 2008

November 7, 2008 --
LPR Congratulates - President-Elect Barack Obama

October 28, 2008 --
The Presidential Campaign? What Presidential Campaign?

October 28, 2008 --
LPR at Night

October 28, 2008 --
Mayor's Cup Kayak Championships

October 28, 2008 --
"The Unit"

October 28, 2008 --
LPR Photo Observations

October 28, 2008 --
This Election's October Surprise?

October 15, 2008 --
Presuming President-elect Obama

October 15, 2008 --
The New York International Independent Film and Video Festival

October 15, 2008 --
"Gripped by fear?"

October 15, 2008 --
LPR Photo Observations

October 15, 2008 --
LPR's Look in Doggerel Verse at a Political Future in Language Terse Will a Democratic Washington Make Things Worse Leaving it in the Hearts of Its Countrymen Last, not First

September 30, 2008 --
$700,000,000,000?

September 30, 2008 --
The Last Game

September 16, 2008 --
Do 30% Credit Card Interest Rates Serve  “The Common Good?”

September 16, 2008 --
LPR Wants to Know

September 16, 2008 --
Why I Likely Will Not Find Employment

September 16, 2008 --
Prediction-checking a Pundit …

September 16, 2008 --
The Last Homestand

September 16, 2008 --
Photo Observations

September 3, 2008 --
The Historic Election of 2008

September 3, 2008 --
Just wondering …

September 3, 2008 --
Obama Observation

September 3, 2008 --
Who is Sarah Palin?

September 3, 2008 --
The Obvious Noted

September 3, 2008 --
Clintonisms

September 3, 2008 --
Photo Observations

September 3, 2008 --
Put Me in Coach

September 3, 2008 --
Calling All Credit Cardholders

September 3, 2008 --
Two Credit Card Anecdotes

September 3, 2008 --
Thanks Again to Sweden and China

September 3, 2008 --
From Phelps to Obama to McCain

August 19, 2008 --
The Beijing Olympics

August 19, 2008 --
Gas Prices

August 19, 2008 --
Still Much Too High

August 19, 2008 --
Broadway Show League

August 19, 2008 --
Are Credit Card Practices "Compassionate"?

August 19, 2008 --
Photo Observations

August 4, 2008 --
Thank You People of China

August 4, 2008 --
Broadway Show League

August 4, 2008 --
The Passing of a Cooperative Free Enterpriser

August 4, 2008 --
Better than before, but still much too high

August 4, 2008 --
Personal Observations

August 4, 2008 --
Random Observations

August 4, 2008 --
More Random Observations

July 22, 2008 --
What a "Last Curtain Call"

July 22, 2008 --
One Last Curtain Call …

July 22, 2008 --
Here a Blog, There a Blog Everywhere a Blog, Blog

July 22, 2008 --
A Few Credit Card Specifics

July 22, 2008 --
LPR on the Economic Front

July 7, 2008 --
Is the Common Good (a/k/a the economy) Under Attack from Banks as well as Oil Interests?

July 7, 2008 --
Change -- LPR Style

July 7, 2008 --
LPR Observations

July 7, 2008 --
Thank You Tom Friedman

July 7, 2008 --
Which is worse: the headline or the verse?

July 7, 2008 --
Not the Riveria -- the Hudson River

July 7, 2008 --
Where Are the Hobgoblins

July 7, 2008 --
Affordability for The New York Times

June 23, 2008 --
The LPR Economic Voucher Plan

June 23, 2008 --
A Magnificent Way to Celebrate July Fourth

June 23, 2008 --
Our “Duh” Media

June 23, 2008 --
A High School Reunion Conversation Continues

June 23, 2008 --
Five good reasons to keep our cars home July 4

June 23, 2008 --
A Good and Noble Car

June 23, 2008 --
"Thirty Percent Interest"

June 9, 2008 --
Let's Get This Message Out: It is Time to Exercise National Self-Determination

June 9, 2008 --
LPR Poll Reaction …



June 9, 2008 --
LPR Is Not Surprised ...

June 9, 2008 --
Driving in NYC

June 9, 2008 --
PictureStart Film Festival

May 30, 2008 --
Are We Ready for Bigger and Better Government?

May 30, 2008 --
LPR Predicts …

May 30, 2008 --
A Day on Wall Street: May 29, 2008

May 30, 2008 --
LPR Doggerel

May 30, 2008 --
LPR Photo Observations

May 20, 2008 --
Is ANYONE in Washington Interested in Serving the Common Good?

May 20, 2008 --
LPR at Night

May 20, 2008 --
LPR Thanks …

May 5, 2008 --
Will Someone Please Level With Us?  
Are We in the Middle of an Economic War, or Not?
If We Are, What Are We Doing to Win?  
If We're Not, Why Does It Seem That We Are Under Economic Assault?

May 5, 2008 --
LPR Photo Observations

April 22, 2008 --
April in New York

April 22, 2008 --
What a Difference a Year Can Make

April 22, 2008 --
LPR appeals …

April 22, 2008 --
Congestion Pricing

April 22, 2008 --
"Don't Lose Your Spirit"

April 22, 2008 --
LPR Photo Observations

April 10, 2008 --
The Last Opening Day(s) of Yankee Stadium, the Elder

April 10, 2008 --
LPR Observations: Yankees 2nd Opening Day -April 1st

April 10, 2008 --
Impressions outside Yankee Stadium, April 1, 2008

April 10, 2008 --
Call Them the "Never Say Nay-hawks"

March 31, 2008 --
For First Time NCAA Gets Actual Final Four

March 31, 2008 --
Advice to Republicans From Republicans

March 31, 2008 --
Advice to College Graduates

March 31, 2008 --
LPR's Request to Commencement Speakers this Graduation Season

March 31, 2008 --
Early Spring in Manhattan

March 31, 2008 --
Washington Mutual Signs

March 19, 2008 --
LPR Memo on Rethinking Our Approach On Dealing With "Economic" Problems

March 19, 2008 --
The LPR De Facto Seeds for the NCAA's Sweet 16 Round

March 19, 2008 --
Signs of Our Times?

March 19, 2008 --
A Still Relevant Sign from 2006

March 19, 2008 --
LPR Is Now Concerned …

March 19, 2008 --
Two More Signs of the Times

March 19, 2008 --
LPR Photo Observations

March 11, 2008 --
A Letter from Mayor Bloomberg

March 11, 2008 --
More on "Anxiety"

March 11, 2008 --
Questions about NYC Parking Enforcement Policies

March 11, 2008 --
Four LPR Appeals

March 11, 2008 --
The LPR Bailey and Libby Corner

March 11, 2008 --
Are we about to test a theory of the late political scholar E.E. Schattschneider?

March 2, 2008 --
Them and Us

March 2, 2008 --
Patti LuPone is back on Broadway

March 2, 2008 --
Senior Fears?

March 2, 2008 --
LPR's Hope for Change as Campaign Suggestion for Senator McCain

March 2, 2008 --
Images of Waterbury, Connecticut

March 2, 2008 --
Tony Stewart and rival owner Rick Hendrick

March 2, 2008 --
LPR Recommends …

February 19, 2008 --
Gotcha City

February 19, 2008 --
The Gates Plus Three Years

February 19, 2008 --
Populism Is For Liberty

February 19, 2008 --
An LPR Note for Newt Gingrich

February 19, 2008 --
Congratulations Ryan

February 10, 2008 --
Two Responses to Predatory Free Enterprise

February 10, 2008 --
Deborah Bial

February 10, 2008 --
The Thompson Problem

February 10, 2008 --
$$$ for The People

February 10, 2008 --
February 5 in Manhattan

February 10, 2008 --
LPR Images

January 19, 2008 --
Shana and the Broadway Show League

January 19, 2008 --
At Least It's Not Widgit Inc. Field

January 19, 2008 --
A Call for a Cooperative Free Enterprise System

January 19, 2008 --
American Politics, Populism and the Cloak of Invisibility

January 19, 2008 --
Prof. Donald Hindley Follow-Up

January 19, 2008 --
Brandeis Basketball

January 11, 2008 --
Concerning Unjust Impoverishment

January 11, 2008 --
Memo to Rush Limbaugh, Apparent Populistphobe

January 11, 2008 --
"I Am Legend"

January 11, 2008 --
The 2008 Presidential Campaign

January 11, 2008 --
Work on YS II Continues

January 11, 2008 --
Holiday Lights at Bronx Zoo

January 4, 2008 --
Suddenly, It's 2008; Where Will We Be 2009?

January 4, 2008 --
Memo to Radio Talk Host Mark Levin

January 4, 2008 --
Random Images

January 4, 2008 --
The Economic War Continues

January 4, 2008 --
Reform -- or Renewal?