Category Archives: Voter Suppression

The War for the Soul of America

Duke University was a pleasant enough place in the early seventies – they called it the Harvard of the South and those ivy-covered gothic buildings did give the campus that sort of feel. Durham was fine too – a sleepy … Continue reading

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And That’s That

Everyone likes being let off the hook at the last minute – someone else was assigned the unpleasant task, final exams were cancelled, or way back when, in the draft lottery, your birthday came up way late in the draw … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Mysterious Silence

At the far end of East 52nd in Manhattan – at 450 East 52nd Street to be exact – you’ll find the Campanile – built in 1927 and once home to the Rothschild’s, the H.J. Heinz’s, Rex Harrison, Mary Martin, … Continue reading

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Too Much Noise

Sometimes it is best to just stand down. No one likes waiting but sometimes there’s no alternative. The presidential election is Tuesday and by Sunday evening everything that was going to be said by every candidate and by every party … Continue reading

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Skinning the Cat

There’s more than one way to skin a cat. Yes, idioms make no sense – no one skins cats. But everyone knows what it means – there’s more than one way to solve a problem. This particular idiom has been … Continue reading

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There Always Was a Plan B

The Republicans and Democrats do seem to want all Americans to get out and vote this November – Republicans want to toss Obama out on his ear and Democrats want to keep him sitting pretty – but in late September … Continue reading

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