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Know-Nothings

Even though my pal Jorge is a US citizen, he’s still the target of “nativist” bigotry and jingoism.  It breaks my heart that our country is in the midst of another ugly wave of extremism that includes many types of … Continue reading

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Thoughts On Fear

The weather forecasters predicted a weekend of weather events.  The prognostication included damaging winds, tornadoes, and hail. That prediction festered in many people’s minds, including mine. I wondered if we don’t overdo warnings of potential danger.  I tried to pinpoint … Continue reading

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