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A Civil Tongue

Well, it was a wild ride in Alabama, wasn’t it?  When I went to bed Tuesday night, things were not only all but certain, but actually looking pretty bad–Moore was up at around 53%, with forty-some percent of the polls … Continue reading

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Aftermath

So, that’s how it’s going to be, is it?  Well, okay then. The election for #45 has come and gone, and it certainly didn’t go the way I had hoped.  I’ll admit to spending a day or two in shock … Continue reading

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A Few Quick Thoughts

We’re not there, yet, but now’s as good a time as any to get down, in writing, a couple of thoughts that have been rolling around in my head, on the right to vote. It’s a basic thing, it seems–very … Continue reading

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I Normally Eschew Predictions…

But… Especially in light of the s**t-show that was the Republican Convention last week, and looking where I feel far too many people in this country want things to go… This is probably far more accurate than I really care … Continue reading

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Continuing In Delusion

The last week and a half or so has been amazing, in more than one respect. In the Washington, D.C., area, we had Popemageddon, followed by the shocking (shocking!) budget showdown over Planned Parenthood and near Government shutdown (again!). The … Continue reading

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Winter is Coming!

Well, autumn, anyway.  If you’re somewhere that has a solid four seasons, now is not a bad time to double-check your GHB/BoB contents.  Check for anything that’s expired, and replace it. Make sure you’re rigged for cold weather/winter–is there a … Continue reading

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What fresh hell…

What, exactly, was Governor Pence of Indiana thinking, when he signed this bill?  He certainly wasn’t listening to the scores of businesses, large and small, that told him what a problem it would be. He wasn’t listening to any of … Continue reading

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