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Two Pi Day Thoughts

Today is Pi Day. Most of my readers will understand that. The “holiday” is basically a nerdy inside joke. It is a celebration of superior intelligence. We were taught two lessons over the past few years and I fear our leaders learned neither. I’d like to briefly discuss them today.

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What Price Are We Willing To Pay?

Often a dilemma I face when writing the Sunday article is to decide which story I will select as the biggest of the week just ended. No such problem this week! However, (and it always seems there is a forever), today’s dilemma is that the situation is so dynamic that anything I wrote about the “status” would be outdated by the time you read it. With that in mind I’m taking a different slant on the Ukraine story which in my opinion is even more important.

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A Joke?

Friday President Trump told a crowd at one of his pep rallies in Macon, Georgia that if he lost the election he might leave the country. Millions of Americans reacted by silently saying “Yes!” Trump’s people later said it was a joke. Where have we heard that before? President Obama could have had a second career as a standup comic; he is that talented at timing and humor. President Trump has no such career opportunity. With that in mind and perhaps anticipating another tidbit or two let’s explore. Continue reading A Joke?

Another Brick In The Wall

One of the first consolidations of power moves of most fascist and totalitarian leaders is to control information. Last week we saw the first concrete moves at censorship by Donald Trump. With that and a bit more in mind, let’s explore. Continue reading Another Brick In The Wall