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Freedom from speech

October 10, 2017
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You can say anything that you like in this land, just as long as you don’t disagree. You can live a life filled with great riches and strength, if you pledge your allegiance to me.…

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History-onics

August 16, 2017
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  They tell me you’re a Nazi, but I don’t know if that’s true. We may have crossed paths yet I don’t remember meeting you. I’ve held some great big rallies — were you in…

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The Princess and the Pee Stain

July 26, 2017
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Carol came downstairs this morning berating me, since she’d slipped on the path of rose petals I’d strewn along the steps to welcome her to the new day. You try to do something nice for…

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Road Hard, Put Away Wet

July 19, 2017
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Virtually every little boy and girl (and, in the spirit of inclusiveness, every gender-fluid child) in our country dreams of growing up and becoming President one day. I have a message for the youngsters of…

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My search for happiness (on Google)

June 20, 2017
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“For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson But for every day you are angry, you can probably get out of making dinner. “Happiness is when what…

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This Does Not Compute

June 14, 2017
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The irony in today’s subject is that it came to me while listening to streaming music through an app on my wi-fi connected smartphone, which was wirelessly transmitting the tunes to the Bluetooth speaker my…

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I’m Not Your Stepping Stone

June 1, 2017
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The phone rang shortly after noon one day last week. The display indicated the call was from my beloved wife, Carol, no doubt stealing a few minutes from her lunch break to express her profound affection…

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All Washed Up

May 22, 2017
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I came downstairs the other morning to find a pile of laundry at the foot of the steps. Not washed and folded laundry neatly placed in a basket and ready to carry upstairs — but…

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McMaster of denial

May 16, 2017
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Statement from national security advisor H.P. Lovecraft H.R. McMaster, in response to allegations that President Trump shared classified intelligence with the Russians during a meeting in the Oval Office: “The story that came out tonight, as reported,…

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Twenty-two signs I am not aging as gracefully as I’d like

May 11, 2017
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1. More and more frequently, when I come out from the grocery store I can’t remember where I parked the car. 2. When I use the trimmer to clean out my ear and nose hair,…

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