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Reporting from the bleacher seats …

… I’m gonna try something. Greetings! I am planning to jump the Grand Canyon on a motor scooter climb Mount Everest using a ball of twine and some paperclips change the WordPress blog theme I am using. Although I expect it to be a mouse clicks and done, previous experience in IT has me conditioned …

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Public Service Announcement: Today is World Poetry Day!!! tl;dr!? There are 5 poems below but I refuse to summarize.         Either take a moment here,                           or there,                or don’t. Here we go! Woodpeckers The woodpecker bangs its head against a tree in the neighbor’s yard.     Relentless. Tenacious.     Until they stop. But then, there they go again.     Knock wood.     Knocking away for that …

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Oh blessed irony in motion this week! Trump’s campaign manager and regime capo, Paul Manafort, was sentenced to 7.5 years prison time for high crimes and misdemeanors committed at a federal level against the all of us. Not much time for the crime. But! in a New York minute after that sentence was announced, he …

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Seth Godin is one of my favorite thinkers. Today in his blog (published impressively and relentlessly daily), he made the observation that “monopoly is the opposite of capitalism.” Monopoly. The goal of the game of Monopoly is to bankrupt all of your opponents. game is over when money an unregulated capitalism has grown — the …

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tl;dr? Bernie Sanders reminds me of the Uncle in the Ingmar Bergman film, Fannie & Alexander. Bernie should lead from behind — pun intended — sit out any 2020 run for President, and fade out in politics with a legacy in support of the 2020 Democratic nominee. Will read? Hear we go. Bernie Sanders, Senator …

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