Tag Archives: Republican Racism

The White American Dinosaurs

Graduate school at Duke was fine. North Carolina was a bit problematic. There were the Lost Cause folks sure that the South would rise again – they hadn’t really lost that war. There was the New South crowd – forget … Continue reading

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A Spanner in the Works

John Lennon wrote books too. In 1965 it was A Spaniard in the Works – not much of a book actually, just short nonsense stories and whimsical line drawings. No one paid much attention to it, and the title was … Continue reading

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Somehow Moving On

Another 9/11 rolled around. The high-powered Wall Street attorney, who knows more about securities law than anyone in their right mind should know – insert your own joke about lawyers’ odd minds here – called to chat. He was there … Continue reading

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No Excuses Left

Donald Trump can do no harm to his campaign no matter how hard he tries – he has said he could shoot someone dead in the middle of Fifth Avenue and his poll numbers would go up, again – but … Continue reading

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The Tweeter

Things are getting strange out there. Everyone running for president is out there shaking hands and making speeches, and granting interviews to every cable news show that will have them, and doing radio interviews in small markets with obscure and … Continue reading

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Take Care

Donald Trump opened his campaign for the Republican nomination by saying that Mexicans were pouring across our border and they were awful people – drug dealers and rapists and murderers. The Mexican government was laughing at us, sending us the … Continue reading

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The Unthinkable

The political rancor should subside as Christmas approaches. All the iterations of Scrooge on television, from Alastair Sim to Bill Murray, playing in a continual loop, should shame those running for president into publicly embracing something like peace on earth … Continue reading

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