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Heartless Killers….

Ever look at a headline and you think wow, someone found that interesting enough to write about? (Quit smirking. This one doesn’t count.) I knew these brats were up to no good. But who knew J. Crew was still a … Continue reading

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Is It Acceptable To Be An Angry White Guy…

…When what I’m angry about is all the other angry white guys who also happen to be stupid, gullible, rage-addled, entitled douchebags? Honestly, I’d made a conscious vow to lay low over the summer and on into November, partly to … Continue reading

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What Is Up With The French?

I’m a situationally humble person, when it comes to myself and my country (but not my kids, who are awesome, and if you’d like I can spend a few hours telling you why…) and as such one of the stereotypes … Continue reading

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Wednesday Words (late) Ray Bradbury: If Only We Had Taller Been

I posted an NPR video a few days ago that featured this poem, and the video below, because it is SO DAMNED AWESOME, and because I’ve been reminded lately of how America, distracted by fear, anger, hate, suspicion, partisan caterwauling … Continue reading

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Tunesday: Jill Sobule Wants “Our America Back”

Jill Sobule always brings the goods.  She’s funny, she’s cute, and she’s crazy cool.  She says a bad word in this song, too–fair warning.  She does THE BEST concerts, too.

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X: 4th of July

Another one of my very favorite bands, the legendary “X”

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“When In The Course of Human Events….”

IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and … Continue reading

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Happy Scare The Shit Out of Your Dog Day

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Wednesday Words of Wisdom: W.E.B. Du Bois

One of the great writers and thinkers in the American legacy, the powerful and wonderfully controversial, W.E.B. Du Bois stands tall, his work growing in stature and significance as time passes, in the way certain monoliths seem not to dwindle … Continue reading

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What Did You Do on Memorial Day?

I woke up, did some chores, went to the home improvement store to buy some gardening supplies, visited a friend to drop off a box of onion starts I’d grown from seed, ran by the grocery store, went to the … Continue reading

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