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Mad for War

“It is well that war is so terrible. Otherwise we should grow too fond of it.” ~ Robert E. Lee Yeah, but he lost his war. He would say that. Donald Trump would never say such a thing. He always … 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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Running on Resentment

From 1969 to 1971 CBS had a big hit with Hee-Haw – which was a slap-back at Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In – the “irreverent” hit show for the hip antiestablishment counterculture. Laugh-In was urban and almost urbane – the product of smart and witty people … Continue reading

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The Last Game

There was that last college football game – the two best teams in the country – the game for the national championship – and Alabama didn’t show up. That’s sports talk. Alabama showed up but they just couldn’t get it … Continue reading

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