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Not Too Heinous For Even Fox News

Work on the Berlin Wall began on August 13, 1961 – the German Democratic Republic built their Anti-Fascist Protection Rampart (Antifaschistischer Schutzwall) cutting off West Berlin from East Germany and East Berlin, protecting its citizens from fascist elements conspiring to … Continue reading

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Threading That Needle

It was one of those days when the Democrats just couldn’t catch a break. They did have another presidential debate, and a few of them got off cool lines or laid into one of the others quite effectively, but those … Continue reading

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The Facts of This Matter

“Ladies and gentlemen: the story you are about to hear is true. Only the names have been changed to protect the innocent.” That was how Dragnet opened – the 1949-1957 radio series starring Jack Webb, and the 1951-1959 television spinoff … Continue reading

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Shuffleboard in Florida

There’s history. It was the summer of 1781 and things were going badly for our side – the British occupied New York City and a second British army lead by Cornwallis was making trouble down south, capturing Charleston and Richmond, and then … Continue reading

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That Air of Inevitability

Put questions of free will and determinism aside. There’s that moment when what seemed unlikely, and then seemed vaguely possible but unlikely, starts to seem possible, and then seems likely, and then quite likely, and then seems inevitable – that … Continue reading

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Perhaps Accountability Is Possible

“I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.” ~ Abraham Lincoln “Like all weak men he laid an exaggerated stress on not changing one’s mind.” ~ W. Somerset Maugham But he … Continue reading

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No Getting Over This

There are no turning points. Those of us who are old now can’t pinpoint when that happened. There’s no one day when one suddenly turns old. That just happens. But in public life there are turning points where everything changes … Continue reading

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