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Howard Schultz: Avatar of the Dunning-Kruger Effect

Last Sunday I visited my sister and brother-in-law in New Jersey. Rob (my bro-in-law) asked me if I’d been following all things Trump. “It’s just about all I do,” I told him. What else is life right now? Later, while … Continue reading

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Trump and US crime rates: a chasm between fact and fear-mongering

As the Brennan Center reports, crime rates in the U.S. remain at an historic low. Yet Trump continues his fact-free fear-mongering about crime. And apparently the Trump Base still gets excited by the dumb horror movie he’s scripted. Why? I … Continue reading

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The god problem: when your god is a white supremacist

Or the god problem in the American war on women. Because however we look at it, movements such as white supremacy — modeled after Hitler’s achievements — depend upon an abject belief in some god or other. I do like … Continue reading

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