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Election 2016: Post-Mortem

So, there have been many explanations put forth as to why Hillary Clinton lost the election. I imagine there will be many more in the months and years to come. I have spent a goodly amount of time thinking about … Continue reading

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The Duty of Art

So, it’s been about a week since Meryl Streep gave an acceptance speech at the Golden Globes which seemed to set some people’s dials to: Foam at the Mouth. There have been a lot of people – artists and our … Continue reading

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Thinking About Standards

It’s Monday again. So let’s start the week with something that pisses me off: When someone tells you some way you should be, but leaves out the part about how to be that way. What I’m talking about, to be … Continue reading

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Democracy or Bust

Some of you may have noticed that there is an election rapidly approaching –like a tornado with no shelter in sight. I’m not here to get hyperbolic about the impending end of civilization as we know it; I don’t think … Continue reading

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May We Live in Interesting Times

Well, I knew I would end up talking about politics eventually. It is a presidential election season, after all. Relax, I’m not here to tell you who to vote for… …well, not in the way you’re expecting, at any rate. … Continue reading

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A Little Sunday Morning Rage for You…

You know how some people claim to be addicted to the internet? (I’m sure some people are actually, according to the DSM addicted, they’re not who I’m talking about). I think, in most cases, people just don’t know what their … Continue reading

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Just the Facts Ma’am…

So, it’s been an interesting week, what with the Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of healthcare subsidies and declaring that a ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. I live in the South. I’m surprised I haven’t seen or heard more … Continue reading

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