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How Fascism Works (Review)

Many voters and political observers have noticed an ever-expanding trend of authoritarianism in the United States and in several other nations. Several of these observers have drawn parallels between the current state of affairs and the rise of fascism and … Continue reading

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High Vision

Several years ago my vision clinic recommended a test for low vision. I went ahead and was checked. Thankfully, I had no significant symptoms of that severe visual impairment. (The term “low vision” seems like an odd misnomer, and I … Continue reading

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International Day Of Democracy

The democratic process is on many people’s minds these days. In some countries, like the United States, it has been on many of our minds almost constantly since 2016. It seems like democracy, itself, and the institutions that keep watch … Continue reading

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Some Madness

What disturbs us most about others is that which is that which is imperfect in ourselves. A statement similar to this was brought up in the comments section I came across on Facebook the other day. This is nothing new … Continue reading

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Celebrate Democracy OpEd

When I was an adolescent, two of my big goals were visions of idealism. The first was to run for the U.S. Senate, the second was to become a journalist. The first one has been placed on indefinite hold ever … Continue reading

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What About Happiness?

While waiting in line at the local convenience store to pay for my gasoline I heard the old Tears For Fears song “Everybody Wants To Rule The World”.  It’s one of those tunes I rather enjoy hearing now and then. … Continue reading

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