Author Archives: Gene Hoyas

Teaching An Old Dog New Tricks

We are informed by the hoary cliche that one cannot teach an old dog new tricks. To a certain extent, there is some hoary truth in the adage, but it was coined long before the advent of tasers and cattle … Continue reading

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At Long Last: Tea Party Unity

The past two weeks have kept me very busy on matters that I was reluctant to discuss in any detail for fear, quite frankly, of jinxing the whole enterprise. My last post – dated July 11 – hinted strongly at … Continue reading

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Something Wonderful

Lately, regular readers and visitors to this site have been likely been disappointed by the paucity of posts; I’m sure you’re wondering just what the heck is going on and why I seem to be AWOL from my once active … Continue reading

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My Take on This Day in History

I’m tired of simply copying and pasting long passages from the History.com website – fascinating as most of the tidbits I choose may be. What’s needed here is a dose of Bulldog commentary, the kind that makes the historical tidbit … Continue reading

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My Take on This Day in History

I’m tired of simply copying and pasting long passages from the History.com website – fascinating as most of the tidbits I choose may be. What’s needed here is a dose of Bulldog commentary, the kind that makes the historical tidbit … Continue reading

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Independence Day in Perth Amboy

Faithful readers know by this time that on June 2 the lovely and ever-gracious Nicole and I were pronounced man and wife by Judge Maria Del Valle-Koch in the drawing room of the Royal Governor’s Mansion (soon to be formerly … Continue reading

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Does a Bear Crap in the Dunellen Woods?

Yes he does – as surely as the pope is Catholic. (07/04/12) DUNELLEN- Animal control officers and firefighters rescued a black bear cub from a tree in Dunellen, where it had been stuck all afternoon. Witnesses say the 150-pound bear … Continue reading

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My Take on This Day in History

I’m tired of simply copying and pasting long passages from the History.com website – fascinating as most of the tidbits I choose may be. What’s needed here is a dose of Bulldog commentary, the kind that makes the historical tidbit … Continue reading

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My Take on This Day in History

I’m tired of simply copying and pasting long passages from the History.com website – fascinating as most of the tidbits I choose may be. What’s needed here is a dose of Bulldog commentary, the kind that makes the historical tidbit … Continue reading

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Independence Day 2012

On this day in 1776 an intrepid group of the most extraordinary men who ever lived formalized the most extraordinary document of its kind ever created in human history – a document that both declared the independence of the United … Continue reading

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