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A New Elephant ... Get Over It

https://notmyfirstrodeoblog.files.wordpress.com/2016/11/6-05-ballad-of-a-thin-man.m4aBallad Of A Thin Man”, Bob Dylan, from the album “Highway 61 Revisited” (August, 1961)

Nicely expressive post by David Warren about our new president — YES!  212 more words

Politics And Economics

Why the arts and humanities need MORE promotion, not less.

Cutting the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities is aiming at low-hanging fruit. I know that a lot of people don’t appreciate what these groups do, and that a lot of Americans find that the grants they award support causes and projects with which they disagree. 519 more words

Politics And Economics

Some random brain droppings...

1 The topic for our Philosophy Club meeting this Friday is, “To what extent should the personal character of a person determine his or her fitness to be President of the United States?” 645 more words

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Black, blue...ALL lives matter.

I’m getting old enough that there are fewer and fewer things that truly infuriate me. One of them, though, is the argument that supporting Black Lives Matter means that a person is anti-police, or that supporting Blue Lives Matter means that a person is racist. 129 more words

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Breast cancer, the Affordable Care Act, my friend and me (and why you should care)

In one of life’s little ironies, this National Day of Action to preserve Americans’ access to health care coincides with the ninth anniversary of my breast cancer diagnosis. 887 more words

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Eating Nostrand Avenue: Ital Fusion

With each desperate dispatch from Aleppo; with each revelation about Russian interference in November’s election; with each ethical breach by the Grifter-in-Chief and his progeny; with each horrifying cabinet appointment – the temptation to curl up in a ball grows. 513 more words

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