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The Joy of Having Nothing Left to Lose

That Kris Kristofferson song that Janis Joplin made famous – Me and Bobby McGee – is remembered for one iconic and ironic line – “Freedom’s just another word for nothing left to lose.” Janis Joplin sang that, and then she died, and … Continue reading

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Now the Troublemaker-in-Chief

“Prudence is a Rich, Ugly Old Maid, courted by Incapacity.” As aphorisms go, that’s a pretty good one, from William Blake – the English painter, poet and printmaker, who was anything but prudent. And even if he died in 1827, … Continue reading

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