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Not Fade Away

Some things do fade away, like political campaign songs – in 1928, Al Smith’s campaign song was “Sidewalks of New York” (he lost) and in 1932 Franklin Roosevelt’s song was “Happy Days Are Here Again” (he won) – and of … 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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