Monthly Archives: November 2014

Pumpkin Pie and the Future of America

When pumpkin pie was invented it was more like apple pie. The pumpkin was peeled, sliced and baked in a crust and eaten not for its palatability but largely as a prevention for scurvy. Later in history it was stewed, … Continue reading

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Let Slip The Dogs of War

Shakespeare once again proves his prescience. I saw the phrase , “ Cry Havoc,” and let slip the dogs of war” on facebook referring to the rightfully celebrated American Veterans Day tomorrow and was refreshing my memory of the context … Continue reading

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Election Reform

Rich’s ideas for reforming the election system in the United States, some whimsical, some impractical, some deadly serious. 1. National elections will be spread over two days and every employee in America will receive one shift off during one of … Continue reading

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