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Learning

Timestamp: The early afternoon of New Year’s Day 2024.

I am returning to my version of live blogging a day earlier than I anticipated. As I do most mornings I read my posting, the New York Times and the Washington Post. Aside from an announcement of some significance my article was rather pro forma and with the exception of one article the newspapers were a disappointment. But that article motivated me to “come back” early.

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Nixon v. Reagan

This article was written well ahead of scheduled publishing in order to accommodate my travel plans.

Don’t let the title confuse you, this is not a Supreme Court case but rather an argument that could be had among those wondering when America started to go to Hades (PG rating) politically.

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Pardon Me For Emphatically Laughing At You

It started on Thursday morning; or at least that’s when I detected it. The right wing op-ed machine coalesced behind Donald Trump with the same sorry argument.

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I Can’t Forget; But I Can Learn

Most days are relatively uneventful; some are totally so. Then there are a few that will stick with you for the rest of your life. I’m a baby boomer and therefore wasn’t around on Sunday, December 7, 1941. However, I was on Friday, November 22, 1963 and Tuesday, September 11, 2001 along with Wednesday, January 6, 2021. I will never forget any of them.

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