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Abundance Of Opinions; Shortage Of Capacity

My biggest frustration in writing this column is that I lack the resources to cover everything I would like to. Today’s is another of those catch up type pieces and I have an opinion about each item.

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Gov. Races ’22 – First Look

The governors’ races are becoming more important as the attacks on democracy from the American right continue. This is my first (and both very incomplete and early) look at the 2022 races.

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What To Do?

Q: What do you do if you write political op-eds and you are waiting for news to break? A: You write a catch up article. Continue reading What To Do?

Three Makes A Point

I remember sometime ago having a conversation with a minister who told me that when they were in the seminary being taught how to construct a sermon they were told that for each point they needed to give three examples. This person felt that could get a bit too lengthy. If they had six points they wanted to cover that meant 18 examples and people would be getting restless in their seats before the conclusion of the sermon. Believe me I will get to politics and soon.

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Right Wing Logic?

I am far from alone in being amused at the right wing’s adopting the slogan “My body, my choice” when it comes to vaccine resistance. In fact, the idea of infringing on liberty as a justification by the right wing is very selective and far from consistent. I want to briefly explore that today.

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