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By the Numbers

Those of you who know me, understand how deeply I’m committed to the belief that our pasts, presents and futures are numerologically predetermined.  Also, those of you who know me, understand that that statement is pure bullshit. Sure, I’m fascinated by Fibonacci’s sequence and the mystery of pi and the number…

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How?

The thing about the worst periods of human history is, that in hindsight, even with the Google-able assistance of the most reliable empirical data, how the rise of the cruelest despots and those that followed them to wreak pain and misery on their chronologically reachable world, is so psychologically difficult…

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No Foolin’

I was considering changing salt for sugar in y’alls’ kitchens, but I realized I didn’t possess the Santa Claus mojo to accommodate the travel portion of the program, nor do I ever say “y’all”, so…this. I’m perplexed by many things.  I hate that!  I am a true black and white…

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Civics

I’m not sure why I suddenly remembered that my 8th grade Civics teacher’s name was Mr. Melcher.  I have few vivid memories of junior high, (why did that designation mysteriously morph into middleschool?), and, to the best of my present-day version of recall, I’m pretty sure I have not taken…

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Breaking News!

I’ve been trying to stay busier, more occupied by beautiful music and loving friends and family, less apt to not-be-able-to-look-away from the endless train wreck piling up around us.  I’ve been too angry and perplexed and deeply, deeply troubled and embarrassed by the horrible man and his sniveling empowerers that…

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Stormy Weather

It’s that uncertain time of year, especially here in the northeast, where late winter storms can dump piles of unwanted, (for non-skiers), snow; when the anticipation of Spring Break and the NCAA basketball frenzy promote all sorts of erratic behavior; when an hour mysteriously disappears overnight; when Florida, (not a…

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Dear Diary

Saturday, March 3, 2018 11:58pm What a week.  I had the Dems and the Republicans, those acne-skinned kids from Florida and that Wayne LaPiere whack job from the NRA all eating out of my hand.  They all think I’m the coolest dude because I care so much about whatever they…

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The 2nd

On December 15, 1791, the first ten amendments to the Constitution of the United States of America, the Bill of Rights, were ratified.  Among them, The 2nd: “A well-regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall…

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Distraction

On the one hand, I sit here with my over-stimulated, self-righteous brain, sniping at the disgusting tub of lard working part time, (maybe in some odd kinship with the fast-food workers who supply his nourishment), in the Oval Office, railing against his Tweets, video-ops, blatant lies and corruptions with the…

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Really?

Congress agreed to spend a flagillion dollars in order to keep the government open after taking every second, (actually, a few hours more than every second), of the three-week Continuing Resolution that reopened the government following its closure due to a stalemate on immigration reform.  The record-breaking funding legislation, subsequently…

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