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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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An argument for gun control (Part I)

In an earlier post I argued that the numbers (yearly deaths by firearm) don’t make a strong case for gun control. Compared to other causes of death, there just aren’t that many people who die from firearm violence. Still, after … Continue reading

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Hey Crazy Bike Person, Behave Yourself!

Drivers don’t get cyclists. Most people stopped riding bikes as kids, if they ever learned at all, and they never used bikes to do adult stuff like commuting or running errands. Cyclists on the road are the Other – different … Continue reading

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Letter to an Army Officer

I don’t agree with the projection of U.S. force abroad. I believe I can be safe without it. I never asked for a world “kept safe” by the U.S. military, and as such, I don’t feel the need to thank … Continue reading

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