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Life & Virtue: Old & New

Animals die Kinsmen die All things we know must die This alone can never die The good name of a person. (ascribed to Odin) Manafort lied Cohen lied Trump as we know also lied This alone can never lie Robert … Continue reading

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Why are you buying dolls again?

He was born first, with nine more following in fairly steady succession. there were supposed to be three more, but when his mother was pregnant with the twins she got mugged for the one dollar she was taking to the … Continue reading

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When do we reject the media whore?

A Chicago Tribune article recently began the coverage of the aftermath of the massacre at Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill temple with a focus on what the current White House occupants did. The gunned-down Jewish victims were mentioned alter on, even though … Continue reading

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Kavanaugh missed a step

In the early 1980’s, like Brett Kavanaugh, I pledged a campus Greek group. Away from classes at UICC (as it used to be called), there were parties and there was drinking. Youthful indiscretions arose, then subsided. Sigma Phi Alpha was … Continue reading

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After #metoo

The day feminists have long dreamt of is here, rapidly gathering steam, and powerful men (who’ve abused women and expected grateful or grudging silence in return for the women holding onto their jobs) are falling like dominoes. Now that the … Continue reading

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So-Called Ruler Of The United States: You’re Fired!

Are we condemned to live even another week in the USA (read: the United States of an Asylum?) which is no longer the long-revered asylum for refugees fleeing violence and unspeakable horrors in their own countries? The so-called president’s handlers … Continue reading

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Call In Sick for Father’s Day? DON’T!

This is not unique to the Aviation department in our big city – this is for the beleaguered worker everywhere stuck with having to take on someone else’s work when that person isn’t really in dire straits, with more work … Continue reading

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