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Washington (State) name change?

Yup, it’s a thing. In the current political atmosphere pulling down statues is the thing to do. Ignoring/erasing history somehow makes things better. Rev. Sharpton suggested defunding the Jefferson Memorial in Washington DC.  I wonder if he knows Jefferson made … Continue reading

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The Donald

I don’t get it. So far I”m dumbfounded by the appeal other than the anti-establishment message. While I’m appreciative that he took down the Bush and Clinton dynasties I’m left wondering if that was it. The shine is mighty shallow … Continue reading

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For the record

Even if I was in Charlosttesville, VA I would NOT have attended – “Don’t go to stupid places with stupid people and do stupid things.” – unknown, often repeated, sage advice. Some are taking “sides.” From my perspective, my “side” … Continue reading

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Violence is NOT Speech

It is incomprehensible to me how anyone could come to the conclusion that driving a vehicle into a crowd of demonstrators would serve their cause. What was the outcome he was expecting? The extreme fringes of our society are unraveling. … Continue reading

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Booming Times

We’re riding a financial bubble, measured in dollars, to record highs. Janet Yellen said she doesn’t expect a to see another crisis in our lifetime… I hope she’s right. It’s never been easier to be an American human. Conveniences, wealth, … Continue reading

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Fraying

So this guy shows up at a baseball field and opens fire on his countrymen believing they are his enemy because they probably don’t hold the same political views as he does. What did he expect to accomplish? He was … Continue reading

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The Thinning Veneer of Civility

The threshold of what is or isn’t a civil society appears before us. Tolerance of differing ideas is ebbing. The incarceration of individuals who are suspected of wrong think is  a notion I’ve heard as is limiting free speech. If … Continue reading

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