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The Death Cab

Yes, there is that alt-rock band Death Cab for Cutie – named for the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band’s song of the same name – kind of a lighthearted zombie-goth thing. But this is not the time for clever lighthearted death … Continue reading

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Only the Strongman Speaks

Sometimes the secondary effects are the primary effects. The little things are the big things. The Washington Post ran a long investigative piece on what everyone knew was sure to happen: Two kindergartners in Utah told a Latino boy that … Continue reading

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Nothing Good Happening Now

It’s pierogies in Pittsburgh and cheesesteak in Philly and in the middle of the state it’s all sweetness in Hershey, but this was not the evening for that: President Donald Trump mocked the Democratic impeachment effort as he sought to rally … Continue reading

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The Buried Signal

The problem with transmissions from far away is the signal to noise ratio. The real information, the good stuff, the signal, is often overwhelmed by static, by noise, by nonsense. That has to be filtered out. Out here in Pasadena, … Continue reading

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Now That Anything Goes

In olden days, a glimpse of stocking Was looked on as something shocking. But now, God knows, Anything goes.  The world has gone mad today And good’s bad today, And black’s white today, And day’s night today, And that gent … Continue reading

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Escalation Dominance

Donald Trump always wins, even when he loses. That’s what all the bankruptcies were all about. Declare bankruptcy, say you’re broke and cannot pay off any outstanding loans or pay any vendor for any goods or services, and the courts … Continue reading

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The Jerk

Attorney General William Barr, brand new to the job, had promised to release the Mueller report to the public, the report on whether President Trump had been a bad boy, and so he did, one month after he had received the report … Continue reading

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