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Reporting from the bleacher seats …

Game on. Rage on. CAPS LOCK ON. Bravery in the Face of Indifference Before I get to raging, I would offer a CAPS LOCK ON, BIG BOLD THANK YOU to Dr. Christine Blasey Ford. The perfunctory nod to a full vetting of a Supreme Court Justice nominee yesterday by the GOP-chaired Judiciary Committee was a …

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Free and fair elections, right? I mean this IS the United States of America. Democracy is our middle name. Democracy is in our DNA.  Democracy is a struggle for a more perfect union. This week I heard a story about a farm visit and the invitation included the warning to stay out of the barn. The …

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General Election Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Vote. Vote. Vote. (Actually vote once and only once, but VOTE!) Let America Vote! Chop wood, carry water. So Zen. Small, consistent actions win the day.  Enlightenment will be yours. Already enlightened? Chop wood, carry water. This week the New Hampshire Gazette – Admiral Fowle’s Piscataqua River Tidal Guide (Not …

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General Election Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Vote. Vote. Vote. (Actually vote once and only once, but VOTE!) Wisconsin Residents: Information at MyVote Wisconsin. Oh whoa! Whilst lost down the rabbit hole investigating the etymology of feckless and complicit, I tripped across the word Pecksniffian — a word based on the character Seth Pecksniff in Charles Dickens’s …

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