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Without Mutual Toleration or Forbearance

“Self-command is the main elegance.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson “The first attribute that characterizes the greater man from the moron is his thicker layer of inhibition.” ~ Martin H. Fischer Donald Trump is not an elegant man, he only wishes … Continue reading

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Regarding Claims of Genius

Jerry Lewis finally died in 2017 – the famous comedian who had become a national embarrassment. His broad and crude and very loud slapstick routines from the fifties didn’t age well. Over time they seemed more like assault, in the … Continue reading

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Living Dangerously Now

Donald Trump had a bad year. No one wanted to fund the Great Trump Wall – even “his” Republicans in Congress, which weren’t really his. They had other priorities – all that Ayn Rand stuff about disassembling the nation’s already … Continue reading

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That Original Mistake

Every year should start with a new crisis, or an old forgotten crisis, long resolved, that wasn’t really resolved long ago. Many will say that those who forget history are doomed to repeat it – not a particularly original observation … Continue reading

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What Had To Happen

Everyone knew this wasn’t going to go well. Donald Trump had never held political office before. His grasp of how our government (or any government) works is still a few steps below rudimentary. He had no experience in foreign policy, … Continue reading

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Hello Darkness

Late October – the days are getting shorter – but not really. They’re just getting darker. There are fewer and fewer hours of sunlight at this time of year. It happens every year, and that’s fine. Darkness is fine. In … Continue reading

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The Guns of This August

Don’t go to Paris in August. The place isn’t the same. Everyone’s on vacation – the French folks have left the city for the beaches down south, or up in Normandy. There’s good surfing in Biarritz and there’s the French … Continue reading

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