Editor’s Page
By Victoria A. Schmidt
April 2022
“The Greatest Generation – and Us” Guest Editorial By Fred Mittag
March 2022
February 2022 Trying a different tactic
January 2022 Editor’s Page Guest Editorial By Sally Asante
December 2021
November 2021
“America’s Failing Infrastructure” Guest Editorial By Fred Mittag
October 2021 Insurance Miseries
September 2021 Make time while you have the time
August 2021 Editor’s Page
July 2021 Editor’s Page
June 2021
May 2021
April 2021
March 2021
February 2021
January 2021
December 2020
November 2020 Editor’s Page
October 2020 Editor’s Page
September 2020 And now, the News
August 2020 Editor’s Page
July 2020 A Perfect Storm
June 2020 Thanks For The Memories
May 2020 Only Nine Little Words
April 2020 The Curious Case of John Kennedy... O’Toole
March 2020 The Freshman Rebellion
February 2020 Remembering the “World’s Greatest Athlete”
—One of History’s Most Fascinating Moments—
December 2019 Editor’s Page
—Champion of the American Working Class—
October 2019 Forget the Facts, Print the Legend!
September 2019 The Manchurian Candidate
August 2019 Why Do They Come to America?
June 2019 Emergency at the Border?
May 2019 “SOCIALISM”—With a Personal
April 2019 Editor’s Page
March 2019 The Wit and Wisdom of George S. Kaufman
February 2019 A Brief History of Mexican Migration
January 2019 JAMES HILTON—The Man with the Magic
December 2018 A Mexican Christmas Story
November 2018 Reform Or Wither Away
October 2018 About Canada and Canadians
September 2018 RONALD  REAGAN— Actor!?
August 2018 There is something rotten in Helsinki
July 2018 The Genesis Of An Historical Novel
June 2018 Remembering my “Jewish” Mexican Mother
May 2018 Shame On The Cowards!
April 2018 Ajijic—The Movie!
March 2018 Trump’s Most Dangerous Mistake
February 2018 The Maid’s Maid
January 2018 The Mexican-American Soldier in WWII
December 2017 DOG FIGHTING—A Continuing Blot on Our Conscience
November 2017 Lincoln and Chronic Depression
October 2017 The Greatest Novel Ever Written
September 2017 Justice Deferred But Not Forgotten
August 2017 Normalizing Incivility
July 2017 The Day the World Held Its Breath
June 2017 Tuesdays With Morrie
May 2017 Ayn Rand’s Death Grip On U.S. Politics
April 2017 Liberal Or Conservative?
March 2017 CELSITO—A Prince Amongst Paupers
—An Immigration Story of Sorts—
February 2017 Forget the Facts, Print the Legend!
January 2017 Only Nine Little Words
December 2016 Robert McNamara and the Vietnam War
November 2016 America’s Scary Flirtation with Trump
October 2016 Ah, Persistence!
September 2016 Definitions and Delusions - Am I a Closet Liberal?
August 2016 Defining “Definitions”
July 2016 Say What! Weed Legalization in Mexico?
June 2016 Sky High
May 2016 Reversing The Trend
April 2016 Church And State
March 2016 A Sage for All Seasons
February 2016 Political Hysteria
January 2016 The Particular Value of Pathfinders
December 2015

A CHRISTMAS THOUGHT: The Later Years—Delight Or Depression?

November 2015 Hooray for Hollyweird
October 2015 Courts Don’t Treat Male Rape Victims Equally– But They Should!
September 2015 The Best Time to Have Come of Age!
August 2015 Justice Deferred, Yet Not Forgotten
July 2015 Famous Last Words By Some Famous Folks
June 2015 The Day the Entire World Held Its Breath
(Reprinted by Request)
May 2015

Follow the Money! 

April 2015

A Wonderful Writer Once In Our Midst (II)

March 2015

A Wonderful Writer Once In Our Midst - Part One

February 2015 RONALD REAGAN—An Actor!?
January 2015 We’re Off to See the Wizard!
December 2014 A Brief History Of Mexican Migration 
November 2014 The Biggest Little Man In Mexico 
October 2014 Rage In America
September 2014 Robin Williams—The Pagliacci of Comedy
August 2014 “The Iron Horse”
July 2014 OSCAR  LEVANT—The Irreverent Genius
June 2014 So Whatever Happened . . .?
May 2014 OUR AMERICA—A Hispanic History of the United States
April 2014 The Screen’s Greatest Performance
March 2014 “Is this crazy, or what?!”
February 2014 You’ve Come a Long Way, Nena!
January 2014 WILDLIFE CRIME—A Moral Outrage!
December 2013 The Bottom Line
November 2013 The Little Lady Who Made Publishing History
October 2013 Que le vaya bien!
September 2013 Immigration Insanity
August 2013 The Mariachi Kid
July 2013 EDGAR CAYCE—America’s Sleeping Prophet
June 2013 Mexico’s Middle Class
May 2013 For Greater Glory (La Cristiada)
April 2013 My Most Unusual Experience
March 2013 Canada and the USA
February 2013 Urban Gunslingers
January 2013 Anatomy of a Masterpiece
December 2012 World-Wide Slave Traffic
November 2012 Escape To Mexico
October 2012 Mexico’s Most Mysterious Man
September 2012 On Being Exceptional
August 2012 WARREN BUFFETT—The Benevolent Billionaire
July 2012 The Unsung Mexican Heroes Of WWII
June 2012 Counter-Productive Conversation
May 2012 A WONDERFUL WRITER—Once in Our Midst
April 2012 CASABLANCA—The Making (and Near Un-Doing) of a Classic
March 2012 Careening Toward Catastrophe
February 2012 History’s Most Fascinating Fictional Hero
January 2012 The Biggest Little Man in Mexico
December 2011 My Most Embarrassing Moment
November 2011 Indefensible Defense Debits
October 2011 The Electrifying, Yet Stultifying Thomas Edison
September 2011 Okay, I Give Up!
August 2011 Uncle Sam Goes On Life-Support
July 2011 HEMINGWAY—Half a Century Later
June 2011 Ajijic Writers’ Group
May 2011 A Brief History of Work
April 2011 A Life Well-Justified
March 2011 The Power of Poetry
February 2011 An Astounding Man in an Astounding Century
January 2011 Emulate the Dogs, Please
December 2010 America: Tattered but not Destroyed
November 2010 “Bring ‘Em Home, Send ‘Em To College”
October 2010 Once There Was Camelot—American Style
September 2010 It’s A Fat, Fat, Fat, Fat World
August 2010 “MARK TWAIN —The Compassionate Cynic”
July 2010 Did I Remember to Tell You That I Forgot?
June 2010 Hanging with the Atheists
May 2010 The Church at the Crossroads
April 2010 The Mexican-American Soldier
March 2010 A Challenge To Think
February 2010 God Bless Our Four-legged Friends
January 2010 Corruption, Medieval Tribes, And Insurgency
December 2009 Remembering A Christmas Past—and Ray Rigby
November 2009 Medical Reform Or Medical Ruination?
October 2009 Guest Editorial
September 2009 Gossip-Mongering
August 2009 Why Mexico, You Ask!?!
July 2009 The Day the World Held Its Breath
June 2009 Ajijic—The Movie!
May 2009 Editor's Page
April 2009 The Screen’s Greatest Performance
March 2009 In Defense of Death
February 2009 Why Mexico, You Ask!?!
January 2009 The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo—Revisited
December 2008 America’s Shameful Stain
November 2008 The Road Not Taken—But Still Remembered
October 2008 The Devil You Know is Better Than
the Devil You Don’t Know
September 2008 The 40th Anniversary of America’s Nervous Breakdown
August 2008 Among the Greatest Men of the 20th Century
July 2008 The Genesis of a Novel
June 2008 The Lakeside Little Theater
—A Few Personal Recollections
May 2008 Glitches Galore!
April 2008 Behind every great achievement is a deep wound…
March 2008 Is the United States Going Broke?
February 2008 About Canada and Canadians...
January 2008 Remembering Jim Tuck
December 2007 The Theory of Compensating Values
November 2007 The Nine Words That Changed America
October 2007 The War
September 2007 In (Partial) Defense of President Bush
August 2007 Life Can Be a Bitch
July 2007 Hooray for Hollywerid

June 2007

Rounding Up the Unusual Suspects

Mayo 2007 Enough Is Enough!
April 2007 A Triumphant Failure
March 2007 A Tribute to a Magnificent Man and a Life Truly Lived
February 2007 AMERICA—The Only Game in Town
January 2007 A Most Pleasant Experience
December 2006 Careening Toward Catastrophe
November 2006 In A Perfect World
October 2006 Whatever Happened to the Good Ole USA?
September 2006 If Life Could Only Imitate Art
August 2006 Self-defeating Misconceptions
July 2006 The Misers Amongst Us
June 2006 Trolling for Trouble Alongside the Lake
May 2006 The Iron Horse
April 2006 The Magical Allure Of Mexico
March 2006 A Tale of Two Countries—Vietnam and Iraq
February 2006 The Undirectable Director
January 2006 The Mugging Of Lady Justice
December 2005 In Praise of Talented Women
November 2005 Blaming the Victims
October 2005 The Fabulous Fifties
September 2005 On The Nature Of Political Dissent
August 2005 An American Tragedy
July 2005 "DEEP THROAT” —Heel or Hero?
June 2005 The Later Years—Peak Or Depression?
May 2005 In Defense of Liberals
April 2005 The Lessons I’ve Learned From Dogs
March 2005 Melancholy In Mexico
February 2005 Among the Greatest Plays of the 20TH Century
January 2005 The Genesis of a Novel
December 2004 A Christmas Gift To Remember
November 2004 Let’s Pretend That
October 2004 To Die in the Desert
September 2004 Anita—The Patron Saint of Lakeside’s Animals
August 2004 ZAPATA—The Movie
July 2004 Remembering Ronald Reagan
June 2004 The Generation That Saved the World
May 2004 The Passion Of The Christ
April 2004 A Tentative Thumbs-up To President Bush
March 2004 God Bless Our Four-legged Friends
February 2004 Hollywood—South
Janaury 2004 The Nine Words Which Changed America
December 2003 The Spirit of Christmas Comes in Many Colors
November 2003 Remembering Jim Tuck
October 2003 The Crazy California Recall
September 2003 The Ojo Celebrates Its 20th Birthday
August 2003 Motoring Through Michoacan
July 2003 Voices Crying Out in the Wilderness
May 2003 Hooray for Morrie Schwartz
—and Mitch Albom, Too!
April 2003 On the Nature of Political Dissent
March 2003 About Canada and Canadians . . .
February 2003 The Mysterious Allure of Mexico
Janaury 2003 The Ajijic Writers' Group
December 2002 Frida Meets The Mexican Press
November 2002 Careening Toward Catastrophe
September 2002 Baghdad Or Bust-Bushwhacked Again?
August 2002 Mexico's Most Mysterious Man
July 2002 One Of The Great Men Of The 20th Century
Marzo 2002 Clocking Bush At The One-Quarter Mark
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