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The Threats

Kids get it. Frustrated parents make threats they never carry out. The kid knows that he (or she) is not going to be grounded for a year, or be sent off to an orphanage, or to a military school, or … Continue reading

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Dealing in Pain

The discussions in the faculty room back in the late seventies were depressing, and entirely predictable. The head of the English department would upbraid this young teacher or that. We weren’t really in the business of teaching these kids how … Continue reading

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Somehow Incredibly Clear

The generals are gone. They have been replaced by angry amateurs. And that has consequences: President Donald Trump’s National Security Council, led by National Security Adviser John Bolton, asked the Pentagon to develop options for a military strike against Iran … Continue reading

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New York City Brash

New York is the city that never sleeps. Make it there and you can make it anywhere. There’s a famous song about that – about going there, to never sleep. Those little-town blues will melt away. Wheel and deal – … Continue reading

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