Pretense and Lies

I’ve begun listening to HILLBILLY ELEGY by J.D. Vance and thinking about his description of the values of that culture…

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Addressing Bias and Inaction – Vote

The things you most dislike in other people are often the things you are denying in yourself. Needing to denigrate…

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The United States is a Worldwide Strategic Threat

What constitutes a strategic threat? “A strategic threat is any significant aspect of the external environment that can block or…

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Democratic Rebuttal to Trump

I chose not to watch the Toddler in Chief give his first State of the Union Address.  I watched DemocracyNow…

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Violating the Oath of Office

Watching DemocracyNow today, I was struck by their interview with David Cay Johnston.  He believes there are at least three…

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United States Is the New Russia

After WWII, the world joined together to limit Russian expansion and influence.  NATO and the United Nations worked together with…

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Tact and Civility or Revolution

At a recent knitting group meeting, one of our members told a tale of trying to teach an elderly (94-year-old)…

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Just Out for Money – Really?!

I could not have escaped the coverage of Bill O’Reilly and Harvey Weinstein even if I’d wanted to.  On principle,…

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