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The Mob Out There

Take the long view. Things changed in the sixties. Lyndon Johnson pushed through the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Everyone told him that move meant that the Democrats would lose the South for a generation. The states’-rights segregationist Dixiecrats would … Continue reading

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Someone Will Pay One Day

“Do not weep; do not wax indignant. Understand.” ~ Baruch Spinoza “One must be a god to be able to tell successes from failures without making a mistake.” ~ Anton Chekhov Brett Kavanaugh made it to the Supreme Court. Liberals, progressives, … Continue reading

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Trump Change

And then it was over: A bitterly divided Senate cleared the way for Brett M. Kavanaugh to become the next Supreme Court justice as President Trump’s nominee secured the support of a handful of wavering senators in a tumultuous confirmation … Continue reading

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Confirming Cruelty

Okay, there would be a resolution to all this: Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh moved closer to confirmation as the Senate prepared for a key vote Friday, with Republicans arguing that an FBI report on sexual misconduct allegations exonerated … Continue reading

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This One Battle

This couldn’t go on forever. This was tearing the country apart and this had to happen: The White House prepared late Wednesday to send the FBI’s completed report on Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh to the Senate, as partisan … Continue reading

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The New Truth

There are ways to know how things really were at a certain place and time. There was Paris in the twenties and the Lost Generation there – Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises will take you there. There’s American teen culture … Continue reading

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A Test of This Particular Time

Woody Allen did something right. There’s Satchel Ronan O’Sullivan Farrow – the son of Mia Farrow and Woody Allen – named after the famous black baseball pitcher Satchel Paige – the actress Maureen O’Sullivan was his maternal grandmother – Ronan … Continue reading

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