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Sickened by that verdict

Before the verdict, I read the charges carefully. Yes, I said at each one. He’s guilty. He must be guilty of at least one or two. Must be. It occurred to me my rage and mourning are evidence that I’m … Continue reading

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Elbridge Gerry and me

Since the Gerry gentleman’s dates (1744-1814)┬áprecede mine, he never knew me. But I know him, and for more than his most prominent connection, the portmanteau term “gerrymander.” Elbridge Gerry, as I’m learning from reading The People’s Constitution, by John F. … Continue reading

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A softly expressed request to political activists: please stop yelling at me.

Most likely I’m addressing only progressive activists, since I don’t listen to anyone whose cause is not based in sanity, i.e., facts. So, progressives who do TV opinion stuff, let me first reassure you: I’m not threatening to abandon your … Continue reading

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