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Hellbenders Fighting In My Back Yard

There is a nice article right now in Rolling Stone on a historic and heroic struggle that is happening just a few miles up the road from me. A while back, a big corporation came to a tiny little community … Continue reading

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On United Airlines, Customer-Beating, and One Particularly Self-Righteous Pilot’s Wife

Update: I wrote this a while ago, when the first flurry of outrage was still rippling across the electronic netherworld, but never really liked where it ended up, so it was abandoned to the “drafts” bin. Might as well spend … Continue reading

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Happy Columbus Day!

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Thanksgiving Countdown: Day 4; Is Thanksgiving A Relic?

So, who is stoked for Thanksgiving?  Besides me.  Word has it that another of my wayward distant nephews is making the drive up from North Carolina, 9 hours each way, just to spend late afternoon and evening with us. Boo-yah.  … Continue reading

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The Philosophy of Ayn Rand (Special Easy To Understand Edition)

Sorry. Can’t resist–but if it makes you feel any better, I think that the communism is a crock, too. I just don’t have a catchy image for it, and nobody wants to look at pictures of Soviet gulags.

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