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Landslide: Trumpublicans Lose Bigly in the California Recall

Landslide: Trumpublicans Lose Bigly in the California Recall

Yesterday’s massive loss by California recall supporters should bring a huge sigh of relief from those who feared the worst. The prospects of Larry Elder being elected governor by a tiny minority of the California electorate were nothing short of grim.

Overcoming Our Differences—With or Without a Heineken

Overcoming Our Differences—With or Without a Heineken

In 2017, Heineken put considerable time and expense into creating a video which while it is a commercial, pointed out the solution that the purveyors of hate seriously dislike: open and direct communication.

Propaganda and the Fact-Free Cult

Propaganda and the Fact-Free Cult

After the Civil War, a propaganda campaign was launched against the recently freed African-Americans. They were labeled animals, shiftless, lazy, dumb, poised to take a white man’s job, but perhaps their biggest sin, the biggest lie propagated, was a suppose desire to rape white women. In other words, all lies, no facts.

Why Not Say the Word, “Fascism?”

Why Not Say the Word, “Fascism?”

Since calling out fascism after it succeeds would be like finally agreeing to be vaccinated while they’re hooking you up to a ventilator, ideally more voices will join this candid cadre to make it part of the 2022 election conversation.

The Blame Game — The Washington D. C. Reality Show Where Nobody Wins

The Blame Game — The Washington D. C. Reality Show Where Nobody Wins

Everyone involved in The Blame Game reality show  in D.C. is fully armed with pet facts designed to paint someone else in as bad a light as possible. But like every reality show, the facts and circumstances are contrived. Today’s Afghanistan edition of the Blame Game is no exception.

Vaccinated and Living Responsibly in a Covid Hotspot

Vaccinated and Living Responsibly in a Covid Hotspot

My wife and I have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 for many months now. Since two weeks after that out last shot we have felt quite safe, even though as a moderately elderly asthmatic I am the apparent target market for the Covid-19 virus.

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