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Easing Into the Real World

Sometimes you have to ease into things, or putting it another way, sometimes it takes years to admit things have changed. Every baby boomer knows this – the sixties are over, Mick Jagger and the Stones are in their seventies, … Continue reading

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Extending Invented War Powers

Are we at war? The Korean and Vietnam Wars were called that popularly, but the first was officially our participation in a UN police action. We were, on the record, supporting the UN there, no more than that, so it … Continue reading

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Droning On

It was a layered Christmas. Those of us who were kids in the fifties and came of age in the sixties are the quiet old folks now – that Animal House movie might as well have been about Ancient Rome, … Continue reading

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Things Do Change

Eleven months before the next presidential election, as a blustery December began, the news was filled with the somewhat unexpected. Herman Cain, the Republican hopeful, the former CEO of the Godfather’s Pizza chain, suspended his campaign – effectively giving up. … Continue reading

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That Lonely Impulse of Delight

We’ll die off soon enough, but there are those of us who remember a different America – not a better America, or a more just America, or even a simpler and more pleasant America – just a different world. And … Continue reading

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