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Thinking and Boxes

We often hear the phrase, ” Thinking outside the box.” The phrase usually means being creative but in politics it means something else. It too often means that anyone outside of your box is wrong and incapable of thinking. I … Continue reading

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Multicultural?

Some years ago we made a semantic mistake when we called our goal, ” multicultural diversity. ” In fact it would have been much more valuable if we had called the goal,” multicultural unity.” We used to be the world’s … Continue reading

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1984 +35

George Orwell published, “1984” in 1949, around 70 years ago. I was forced to read it in high school and thought it a fairy tale. I re-read it recently and found George Orwell was remarkably prescient if off by a … Continue reading

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A Hobson’s Choice

Although certainly not in the position of wishing to defend Nancy Pelosi or for that matter virtually any in congress. It should be noted that when  an elected official receives information that makes, at the time, reasonable even if unverifiable, … Continue reading

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Chaos Is Just A State Of Mind

The sun rises and sets. The winter turns to summer. The winds blow one way and another. The tide comes in and the tide goes out. And yet the world remains Politics Politicians Political parties Politically plotting and planning And … Continue reading

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Trust vs Transparency

After reading about the differences between the Page/ Strozok hearings on both major news services is it just possible that all congressional hearings should take place behind closed doors where neither side or the witness felt that their posturing was … Continue reading

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The Fringe Element

This is a bag. Its purpose is to carry things from here to there. To store things. To have a valuable function.  Attached to the bag by a very thin and tenuous grip are “Fringes.”  The fringe tends to draw … Continue reading

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