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Winding Down

2017 is winding down although it seems that January 1, 2017, was yesterday. In many ways, the year has speeded past. However, in other ways, the pace has been lugubriously slow in the “Age of Trump.” A year ago, I … Continue reading

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Non-Partisan Partisans

Years ago, when I was serving my four-year commitment in the United States Navy, I was stationed in Pensacola, FL at the Naval Air Station. I was a yeoman 3rd class enlisted man; Paul was a naval cadet. Paul and his … Continue reading

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Brother to Brother

My brother and I are 3 1/2 years apart in age, my being the elder. One of the aspects of our relationship that I have enjoyed has been arguing politics over the phone. My brother is a registered Republican whereas … Continue reading

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The New John Wilkes Booth

When Barack Obama was elected President of the United States, I worried greatly that he would be assassinated by some racial bigot, just as Abraham Lincoln, another President from Illinois, was slain. Obama is known to revere Lincoln as his … Continue reading

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