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Maybe It’s Me

“Against stupidity the gods themselves contend in vain.” –Friedrich von Schiller Is the moon full now? On most days, current news headlines just seem sad and discouraging to me. These are also sad. And discouraging too. But somehow the ironies … Continue reading

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Life, and Life Only

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” –Martin Luther King, Jr. “The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.” –Anatole … Continue reading

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Don’t Fear the Reaper? Think Again

Reaper drones. No, I didn’t call them that, my sense of humor isn’t quite that twisted. But someone’s is, apparently. Probably the same hilarious folks who once gave us “Peacekeeper” missiles. Now I’ll admit my Personal Irony Appreciation Module (PIAM) … Continue reading

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See No Evil … Among Other Things

Damn. I do hate it when life imitates Phil Ochs. In the hyperbolic heat of writing my last post, https://llfrederick.wordpress.com/2013/10/08/theres-no-robin-hood-but-we-sure-have-robber-barons/ I suggested that “if people are really busy tweeting, or watching Dancing with the Stars … ” they might not … Continue reading

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