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A Foiled Plan

He stood at the window, glass in hand, tie loosened, looking out at the flickering lights.  The room was the best one he could get on such short notice.  207 more words

Fiction

Jeff Flake Forgoes Homemade Ghost Costume Under Which He's Been Criticizing Trump For Months


WASHINGTON, D.C.– Senator Jeff Flake tweeted a stinging rebuke of President Donald Trump’s latest controversial comments Thursday, most notably without the homemade ghost costume Flake has been wearing since September and well past Halloween. 155 more words

Politics

Them | Book Review

Ben Sasse opens Them with a long epigraph from Alexis de Tocqueville’s Democracy in America: “Americans of all ages, all conditions, and all dispositions constantly form associations.” Those associations were voluntary and pursued any number of ends, “religious, moral serious, futile, general or restricted, enormous or diminutive,” among many others. 313 more words

Book Reviews

Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown Looking Into Running for President in 2020

Sen. Sherrod Brown said on Monday he is considering running for president in 2020, the Columbus Dispatch reports.

Brown, a Democrat who won a third term in last week’s midterm elections, said on MSNBC that he is receiving inquiries from people who have expressed interest in him seeking the White House. 65 more words

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Election Memories IV

I have written several Election Memories, II, III posts in the past, so thought I would add to the series tonight.

I started my day by stopping at the polls to vote this morning. 351 more words

Culture