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Hogg’s Media Matters boycott dangerous for democracy

April 8, 2018
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Conservative firebrand and Fox News’ Ingraham Angle host Laura Ingraham spent last week on vacation.  A vacation that as she signed off last Friday said was planned, but to many outside observers (myself included) seemed more a result of a boycott campaign started by Parkland High School student turned gun control activist David Hogg. It…

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April Fool’s or Easter, we’re all of same human race

April 1, 2018
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April Fool’s or Easter, we’re all of same human race

According to the science staff at Utrecht University, Utrecht, the Netherlands, the number of times the Christian religion’s Easter Sunday will fall on April 1st, from AD 1583 to AD 3000 (Gregorian calendar) is 46 numerical with a frequency rate of 3.383 percent. I acknowledge in advance the triviality of the above information.  On one…

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Friday Follies, Sunday Edition

March 25, 2018
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A few years back I did a column I dubbed Friday Follies.  A short list of the worst of the worst of the piles of bovine excrement thrown at we, the unsuspecting (and undeserving) public, during any given week. Trying to come up with a single topic this week I found myself hip deep in…

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Pennsylvania 18: First step or more of the same?

March 18, 2018
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According to those who go through life with their noses cocked at a permanent 45 degrees upward to avoid having to look upon us “deplorables”he’s the quintessential Republican candidate. Young white male, lean and handsome. Law and order former prosecutor, marine corps veteran, religious man personally against abortion, agrees with President Trump’s tariffs on steel…

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Trump’s Churchill chance at peace

March 11, 2018
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This past Monday, readers around the world opened their papers and clicked on their screens to see the results of the 90th Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences awards presented the night before. And thanks to the incessant politicization by both the host, late night sage of everything left Jimmy Kimmel, and a parade…

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Parkland: A time to stop, look, and learn

March 4, 2018
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In November 1966 a young Stephen Stills headed into Hollywood for a night of live music on the Sunset Strip. In a 1971 interview he relayed that what he saw was: “a bunch of kids got together on a street corner and said we aren’t moving. About three busloads of Los Angeles police showed up,…

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