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Random political ramblings …

Signs and Portents 2.0

So, I was hoping that the Mueller Report would be released on Friday, sometime between Noon and 3PM — the traditionally recognized hours of the crucifixion. But releasing it on the day of the Last Supper works as well. After … Continue reading

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A Quick Retraction

Referring back to yesterday’s post, 10-minutes a day isn’t realistic (especially since I have a hankering, going forward, to ‘Retweet Pete’ as much as possible). So, let’s just say I’m going to watch my Facebook and Twitter time, aim to … Continue reading

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So, I was Going to Get to Bed Early…

I watched an excellent Q&A with Pete Buttigieg at Northeastern (video below) and was feeling a glimmer of hopefulness about life in these United States. Then I made the mistake of checking my Twitter feed and saw the despicable post … Continue reading

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Invaded and Invisible

So I wrote this title a few days ago and now I can’t remember why. But what it’s leading me to think about today is power, people’s relative visibility, and the whole Joe Biden thing. About Joe, I hate it … Continue reading

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Why is the GOP So Corrupt and Mean-Spirited?

I’m not even talking about Donald Trump, who is certifiable. It’s important to keep an eye on him – the way you keep an eye on a toddler to make sure he doesn’t burn the house down. But it’s not … Continue reading

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Crossing the Barr

As I read the letter from Attorney General Barr yesterday morning, summarizing the Mueller Report, I thought of two seemingly unrelated things: First was a tweet by James Comey that I noticed several days ago. It has helped me put … Continue reading

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OMG, This is What I have Been Looking For!

Yes, I’m thoroughly tired of the constant noise and flashing lights of our 24/7 cable culture. Exhausted by the bright shiny objects we obediently turn our eyes toward. Discouraged by the way we follow along with the pundits as they … Continue reading

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Was Beto Really Born forThis?

It’s not a good look for a relatively wealthy and relatively privileged white guy to say, “I want to be in it. Man, I’m just born to be in it.” Not a good look, Beto, because it’s far too true. … Continue reading

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PTSD-President Trump Stress Disorder

I don’t think I’m going to be coming up with any answers here. More just remarking on the problem, which is PTSD. In a nutshell, staying informed about what is happening in our world means living in a state of … Continue reading

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Large Popcorn with Extra Butter, Please

If you’re in DC the bars are opening early today, and specials are on tap for people gathering to watch Michael Cohen’s testimony, starting at 10AM. It’s been hyped through the roof and I admit, I am as interested as … Continue reading

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