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Blowhards and Believers

I’ve been thinking recently about why some people have such an affinity for tough talk and threats. I remember hearing that some people became more conservative after the September 11th attacks, and I don’t think it was because they wanted … Continue reading

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Racing in All Different Directions

Every once in a while I see an article about something crappy going on with the Trump administration and plan to work it into a post, but I usually don’t because how many times can you really say “the President … Continue reading

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Freelancing Isn’t Free

This thread on Twitter says a lot of what I’ve been thinking in terms of the gig economy. I don’t have a lot to add, but when has that stopped me before? I’ve seen a few links to this podcast … Continue reading

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So Much for Love Trumping Hate

Yes, the United States has decided to elect as its leader someone with no experience, no platform, no compassion, no self-control, and no sense of decency. Also he brags about sexual molestation. A lot of people are terrified, and I … Continue reading

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Trumped-Up Trickle-Down

I watched the first debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump last night, and it was both entertaining and terrifying. Do these debates ever actually change anybody’s mind, or do viewers just want to see the person they don’t like … Continue reading

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I Really Didn’t Say Everything I Said

One topic that comes up fairly enough is that of quotations that everyone knows, but are wrong in some way. They might be misattributed, or they might be somewhat off. The other day, Beth was reading a Cracked article recently … Continue reading

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Bernie Can’t Win, Trump Can’t Break Even, and Hillary Can’t Get Out of the Game

One political issue on which I’m somewhat divided is that of voting for the candidate you actually like (well, relatively speaking) versus voting for the person you think can beat the one you don’t like. A lot of the time … Continue reading

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