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Suspending postings here

Because of its adoption of a perfectly opaque and ridiculous “block editor,” and its demand of a $275 ransom (upgrade to “Business Plan”) to get back the old editor via a “plug-in,” I am suspending postings on this blog. Follow … Continue reading

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Toxic Trump’s Toxic Traces

My own best reason to opposed Trump is his toxic narcissism, but if you want some details of his incompetence, here it is. Continue reading

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Organized Chaos

It’s daily clippings again, but I’ve gathered them under some headings. Continue reading

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Miscellany

Miscellany during coronavirus “distancing.” Continue reading

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Democrat face-plant

I generally avert my eyes from Trump, so crazed is he. Peggy Noonan can’t, and saw something unexpected — maybe epic. Continue reading

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Notable, quotable

Yes, the Wall Street Journal got “Notable & Quotable,” but they’re still regular English descriptive words. [W]hat still escapes most of us who “opt out” of Facebook and the like: making a loud declaration of our deletion of social media … Continue reading

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Cokie Roberts

The death of Cokie Roberts, and a remark she once made, prompt a hypothesis. Continue reading

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My preferential option

There was a time in my childhood when I just assumed that there was a nameless “they” who somehow would “not let you print” dirty words. I don’t recall what words I thought were dirty enough to fall under the … Continue reading

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An open letter to Josh Harris, seeker

Dear Josh: I hope I can call you Josh, though we’ve never met and I was way too old in the 90s to get caught up in “purity culture.” (Heck, even my son was a bit too old.) What I … Continue reading

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The Left Coasts’ answer to the Electoral College

Because of the forces first unleashed by [the] liberal project vested in the nation, we can’t simply rely on laissez-faire as a secret recipe for strengthening our families and communities. I mean, do we really think today that leaving the … Continue reading

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