Category Archives: National Politics

The Social Contract

Pres. Donald Trump has three rhetorical ticks that give me heartburn. He uses the phrases “people tell me all the time” and “they say” when he’s making things up. He accuses the media of disseminating “fake news” whenever reporters disagree … Continue reading

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What’s in a Joke?

While watching last weekend’s cold open for Saturday Night Live, I found myself wondering how funny the show would be if it couldn’t rely on satirizing politicians. The episode provided a running answer to that question. From the “Oscar the … Continue reading

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ICE Raids in Mississippi

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Pennywise and Pound Foolish

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Objets d’Art and Objects

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#Metoo meanderings

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Freedom From What?

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Eternal Optimism

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Does It Matter?

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Second Amendment Struggles

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