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Dirty Politics

This election is making people nuts. Me, included. I now know people who are being harassed by their neighbors. People who are gay. Their neighbors are Trump supporters. It’s getting ugly out there. “Don’t act like this all started with … Continue reading

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The Little Virus that Could

I’m starting to wonder if the mid-term elections will provide any distraction from the Ebola clusterfuck taking place in front of our eyes. Nah, I didn’t think so either. This Dallas case and the utterly inept containment does not bode … Continue reading

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A Political Odyssey

Once upon a time, many years ago, I was a registered Democrat.  I was born liberal, from parents who were.  I am a coal miners granddaughter, and in the house where my father was born were three portraits.  One of … Continue reading

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Hypocrisy, thy name is America

President Obama danced right up to the edge, then jeted back to safety. And a good thing. We watched John Kerry’s denunciation of Assad and the “reasons” we need to punish him. As is so often the case, do you … Continue reading

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Adrift on the sea of despair

Five days into May, Michigan seems almost normal, weather-wise.  After a cold March and historic flooding in April, we have sun and temperatures in the 70s.  It didn’t feel normal, because last year, we had temps in the 80s and … Continue reading

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My debate fantasy

(Note:  I have not been able to bring myself to watch the “debates” between the two corporate candidates.  In the following fantasy, both of the candidates are reclined in comfy chairs, having ingested Xanax, and are hooked up to some … Continue reading

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It’s Coming

There are times when I can’t quite swallow down the cold lump of terror that resides in my gut.  I’m very, very afraid that something really bad is coming this summer. The vertically integrated Ponzi scheme’s pieces are in place.  … Continue reading

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