Author Archives: Michael E. Sedgwick

About Michael E. Sedgwick

I live in a beautiful retirement community beneath the Catalina Mountains, 26 miles north of Tucson, and enjoy writing short stories, novels, memoirs and essays. I've been married to a wonderful woman for 56 years and enjoy traveling the world with her.

TIME TO GO?

On April 20, 1653, Oliver Cromwell dissolved Parliament in London. We may be approaching the time for the American public to repeat these words to the current Administration. “It is high time for me to put an end to your … Continue reading

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HURRAH FOR JEFF SESSIONS

As a Democrat, I never had any particularly high regard for Jeff Sessions UNTIL NOW. In response to President Trump’s accusation that his Attorney General had failed to do his job by stepping aside from the Russia investigation, Mr Sessions replied: … Continue reading

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Hurrah for Jeff Sessions

As a Democrat, I never had any particularly high regard for Jeff Sessions UNTIL NOW. In response to President Trump’s accusation that his Attorney General had failed to do his job by stepping aside from the Russia investigation, Mr Sessions … Continue reading

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DISILLUSIONED

  Composed September 2012   She haunts the upper hallway, discouraged and dismay displayed, watching our well-heeled hotel room. She waits to clean it, portraying a parody of demeanor corporate directives demand: servility with a smile.   Past retirement age, … Continue reading

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SUPREME COURT JUSTICE

Whomever President Trump chooses to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court will almost assuredly swing the balance of court decisions further to the right. This action will affect the way under which the nation is going to … Continue reading

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INCOMPETENCE OR GRAFT?

I believe my wife and I had been lucky in not having more than a few unwanted calls on our mobile phones in the past. Most of those were simply mistakes. Our landline, however, was a very different story. We … Continue reading

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