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The elected position of dogcatcher

Lately I’ve been seeing the word “dogcatcher” on social media. Not embedded in the pejorative, “You couldn’t be elected dogcatcher!” but along the lines of encouraging people, mostly Democrats, to run for any office of any size, even dogcatcher. It … Continue reading

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“Freedom for the supporters of the government alone…”

After a lifetime of pretty well ignoring the history of revolutionary communism except for fascinating family anecdotes — one represented by a photograph of Leon Trotsky taken by my Uncle Lou in 1936 or so; it hangs on my wall … Continue reading

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QAnon is real. What it produces isn’t. Does that mean we should be extra-agitated?

Part one of my book, How I Learned The Facts of Life, is called…The Facts of Life. In it, I describe the numerous lessons I’ve had throughout my life in getting and trusting in factual news. Part two is The … Continue reading

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