Category Archives: Government

The obligatory WTF post on T***p (pt 2)

In my last post I asked you to examine the scripts that have been challenged by this election. By now you’ve done this and have a nice, relaxed, open mind. (Right?) OK, so T***p won the election. Now what? I’ … Continue reading

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The obligatory WTF post on T***p (pt 1)

Dear friends, I’m reminded of the poem by Sufi poet Rumi: This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain … Continue reading

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I lied in court today

I lied in court today. Under oath. I had no choice. The judge asked us, potential jurors, to speak up if we had any misgivings with applying the law as the court gave it to us. I remained silent. At … Continue reading

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Deconstructing Freedom

“Freedom” is meaningless.  It’s up there with “terrorism” and “democracy” – words that have a high emotional impact and, when we look deeply, are like the emperor’s clothes – not really there in substance.  Most of us probably agree that we … Continue reading

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Forget Utopia?

This author, when pressed, might admit to being a communitarian anarchist (like a libertarian, but with a communitarian instead of an individualist slant). A society organized under such principles would consist in a group of people living communally, with each … Continue reading

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