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Is It Possible There Is Nothing Nice to Say? by MICHAEL KINSLEY

An arbitrary sense of “balance” isn’t good, but unbalanced coverage ought to give pause.. via NYT Opinion http://nyti.ms/2qhMvRc


A moral restructuring of the health economy.

More from Vann R. Newkirk II:

Trump’s rise came as a preacher of the prosperity gospel. His promise to repeal Obamacare and replace it with just about nothing in particular relied as much on dissatisfaction with the current law as it did the delirious optimism of prosperity, and the idea that the real way to better America was to make life better for healthy and wealthy people, and to further link the two.

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It's Fascist When You Exclude the Universities?

Michael Kinsley thinks Donald Trump qualifies technically as a fascist:

The game has several names: “Corporate statism” is one. In Europe, they call it “dirigisme.” Those two other words for it — “Nazism” and “fascism” — are now beyond all respectability.

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About Boomers

Micheal Kinsley, in Old Age:  A Beginner’s Guide, says that

in a boomer culture that celebrates youth, you no longer qualify.  Ouch

I’m posting this as a heads-up to all those who no longer qualify as youthful.  

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Essays and Poems

Yesterday while at Brueggers, I read 4 Ways To Make Space In Your Brain To Create by Liz Fosslien and Mollie West.  The first of the four is daily Morning Pages.   259 more words


Old Age: A Beginner's Guide (Review)

The book’s diminutive size caught my attention, just under 7 by 5 by 1 inches.  Then the title–Old Age: A Beginner’s Guide–clinched the decision to read it. 460 more words

Cultural Highlights

"Dying Last or Dying Lucid"

This looks like a book I should check out:  Old Age: A Beginner’s Guide by the journalist Michael Kinsley.   This was reviewed by Pete Beidler in the Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation’s… 133 more words

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