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Epiphany

Because I’m weird that way, (you know, trusting that questions have reasonable answers), and because I hold tightly to the absolute belief that either very little or almost everything is a result of happenstance…you can imagine my cathartic sigh of relief when the light bulb flashed in my head, and…

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Positively

I ran into some old friends this week, (perusers of my weekly rants), who individually and only semi-jokingly greeted me as the Prince of Darkness.  I won’t argue the generally dour nature of my theses, (nor my obsession with aptly placed adverbs), but I would hope that the satanic implication…

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It’s NYET the Economy, Stupid!

In the seventeen months since Chicken Little’s greatest fears became manifest, the United States of America has backslid, losing 150 years of credibility as a beacon of hope and freedom and opportunity by shaking its bloated, militaristic stick, thumbing its nose at global problems that the rest of the world…

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I Hate You!

The ‘H’ word.  You know, the one toddlers pick up early on from familial and peer conversations, quickly embracing the power, despite, or perhaps emboldened by passionate reprimands for its overtly uncompromising assertion.  Let’s face it, humans are programmed to hate, individually, in ethnic and socio-economic groups, logically or otherwise: authority,…

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Mommy?

So…nuclear war did not ensue, (yet).  As a matter of fact, with regard to the “biggest-greatest-summit-of-all-time”, the meeting between the smirking, despot and the Korean guy, (too harsh?), resulted in no substantial ensuementof any kind. Not that the week was without its moments of international import…we did throw Canada, (I had…

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Bad Hair Day

In two days, (I’m thinking that if there’s anybody around in the future to read a chronicle of the event, it has to be nicknamed ‘Bad Hair Day’), the sideshow comes to Singapore and the entire world will focus on two insignificant, (albeit, potentially civilization-ending), crackpots who will match wits,…

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Barr None

Roseanne is not stupid.  Somewhere in her history, she was exposed to and then fully embraced a separatist, racially intolerant view of the world.  This week, enabled by the Tweeter-in-Chief, she knowingly, albeit “jokingly”, went too far for the sensitivity of the current Disney stewardship, (having boldly come a long…

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O Say…

Remember the Tea Party, (the real one, in Boston, not the anti-American, racist-inspired one of late)?  Remember when freedom of speech and an individual’s First Amendment rights took precedence over anyone else’s irrational desire to stifle them? Remember when the United States of America was a homogeneous amalgam of immigrants who…

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Face Time

Some snidely publicist once offered a variation on the notion that, “There’s no such thing as bad publicity!”  Well, I could cite a number of instances, Bill Cosby, for one, that would prove him or her wrong, (not that that would prompt a refund or even a lessening of the…

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Mom

One of my Mom’s final wishes was to fill out her absentee ballot for the 2016 election, “So that that Wilde Chaya, (wild animal), shouldn’t get elected!”  I helped her do that, but, sadly, it wasn’t enough to carry Michigan. My Mom was a hoot. She was the youngest of nine,…

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