Tag Archives: Ukraine

Thanksgiving 2023

I’m not the biggest fan of Thanksgiving. Unfortunately, in contemporary America it has morphed into a day of football and feasts featuring turkey. No longer is it a celebration and opportunity to give thanks for a bountiful harvest. I’ll try and adjust that attitude a bit in the paragraphs below.

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Vote For Me

As planned, Thursday morning I voted early. About a week prior to that I printed out a sample ballot and did my research. I didn’t expect to feel comfortable voting for many, if any, Republicans but I still wanted to give everyone on the ballot a look. I was surprised at just how bad many of the GOP candidates were. It’s not a local problem.

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Backfire?

There is an adage that says you are what you eat. In my case it wouldn’t be too much of a stretch to say I am what I read. At least it certainly does influence my thinking and today that is much more the rule than the exception. Believe it or not I’m talking about Malcolm Gladwell’s book, David And Goliath, juxtaposed with the war in Ukraine. Continue reading Backfire?

Progressive Sweeping XIII

There is a lot in danger of not making it off the cutting room floor so let’s go. Continue reading Progressive Sweeping XIII

Putin’s Asymmetrical Warfare

Far and away the biggest story of the week just passed didn’t get much coverage but its repercussions will be felt for years, if not decades, to come. At this point we don’t know exactly what they are and how bad they will be.

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