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The Anti Party

What does today’s Republican Party stand for? That is a legitimate question and one I intend to explore today.

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Same Playbook

The 2024 presidential campaign is hardly in its infancy but it is already both terrorizing and telling. Donald Trump has been making what passes for promises from him (the worth of which I will explore below). Juxtapose that with recent history and it’s not pretty.

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Progressive Sweeping XII

It’s been a bit since my last sweeping and there is plenty to clean up. Let’s go. Continue reading Progressive Sweeping XII

Fear

Baseball movies are usually far from the best in cinematography. That said, probably my favorite baseball movie of all time is the 1957 film, Fear Strikes Out. It portrays Jimmy Piersall’s (who was a very good major leaguer) fight against mental illness exacerbated (I’m probably being kind) by his father. In baseball basically the worst thing a hitter can do is strike out. It is the ultimate failure in any particular at bat. Piersall was afraid of failure/failure to please his father.

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