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Why am I so loud and frowny? An Asperger’s lament

In previous posts, I described some of the most common characteristics of Asperger’s and explained that people with the condition might experience some of them to a greater degree than others. But no matter how Asperger’s manifests itself in an individual, the common thread is a fundamental lack of self-awareness of how one comes across... Read more »

Prince Philip and a story of two very different men

The death of Britain’s Prince Philip and the publicity surrounding it got me to thinking of my late Uncle Carl. My uncle, like Philip, was born in the early 1920’s and served in World War II. Both were members of the so-called Greatest Generation. The similarities would appear to end there as my uncle was... Read more »

Exactly who is the prince that is trapped, Harry?

The blowback from the notorious Prince Harry & Meghan Markle interview focused so much on her and on royal family racism allegations that it overlooked some pretty shocking things that came out of the mouth of erstwhile royal Golden Boy Harry. Chief among these was describing his father, Prince Charles, and older brother, Prince William,... Read more »

The shameful police interrogation of Brendan Dassey (Part 2)

(In my last post, I explained that a 4-3 Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals decision released Dec. 8 held that Brendan Dassey’s 2006 murder confession was admissible and upheld his conviction, reversing a federal district court ruling that had granted Dassey habeas corpus relief.) For a very long time, I was one of those who... Read more »