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Wednesday Words: Abraham Lincoln

Wednesday Words is a weekly offering of an inspiring, insightful, or temporally relevant quote–given the current state of the USA, this one felt particularly appropriate. My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be … Continue reading

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Evening At Home

Stumbled on this little gem, brewing in the depths of my “drafts” folder, one of 119 forgotten or half-realized old posts. You deserve to read it. It deserves to be read Watching Wonder Woman with my wife–stir fry & folding … Continue reading

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More plastics and petrochemicals for regional progress

Originally posted on The HawkEye:
The Pennsylvania Shell ethylene cracker plant under construction in Beaver County. Pittsburgh Post-Ga­zette photo. An opinion By Byron G. Stauffer Jr. (and by eight other regional economic-development administrators) INDIANA — Last week, Pittsburgh Mayor Bill…

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Email Excerpts–A Joke

I’ve saved a lot of email over the years–sort of an electrical pack rat, I guess (put on your Philip Dick and think on that for a nano). I’ll be cleaning up and sharing the best of it with you. … Continue reading

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Knock On My Door, Will You?

A True Story. Mostly. A knock on the door last week, too damned early in the morning…an older middle-aged woman with pamphlets and a bible in a floral dress and sensible shoes bearing close resemblance to Mrs. C, my tenth-grade … Continue reading

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Christmas Dinner–A Timeless Tale of The Season

Originally posted on Old Road Apples:
This internet classic isn’t for children, the overly sensitive, or those lacking a fundamental sense of humor.  I’ve seen it around in various forms–no idea who the original author might be, or if the…

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Rudolph’s North Pole: Bastion of Oppression?

I keep threatening to come back here on a regular basis, and I don’t, but every once in a great while I’m reminded how the world suffers from my waning vigilance and gross inattention, and I’m ashamed to realize how … Continue reading

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Officer Involved Shooting – 1210 S. Lamar

So if I walk into a stranger’s apartment and shoot him dead, I get handcuffed and perp-walked in front of cameras, my name disseminated to the media and all the details of my life excavated while I sit in a … Continue reading

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Evangelicals LOVE Trump No Matter Who & How Often He’s Slipped The Schmeckle

The Washington Post just threw us an interesting article on the unwillingness of Evangelicals to condemn Donald Trump for his serial philandering, ultimately explaining the moral hypocrisy on white christian nationalism, irrational fear of islam, and a certain cold-tempered pragmatism … Continue reading

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Papa John Blames NFL Protesters For Sales Plummet

Desperate to justify falling profits to shareholders. Mocked by DiGiorno Pizza Hut says they’re doing just fine, thank you. In a fit of bluster tailor-made to appeal to Fox News and the Conspiricist Right’s reactionary gullibility,  Papa John’s founder and … Continue reading

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