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Trouble in the City on a Hill

Dateline: Politics invades the Wednesday Missives blog and pushes out food pictures, for once.

It’s heed-taking time

You say you are from the Party of Lincoln. Prove it.

Designed to hurt

You can’t pretend that what was designed to hurt other human beings was  sort of accidental, because it happened a long time ago. Damn the apologists, damn Kavanaugh and damn Northam and damn Confederate...

Guest post: Tear down that wall

Never thought you’d hear me quoting Reagan, did you? I’m full of surprises. But tearing down walls is not, prima facie, a bad thing. Today we have a guest post from my dad, Gene...
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Is it a Muslim ban, or isn’t it?

Let’s go to the who, what, when, where, why and how of the Executive Order (EO). No, I’m not a journalist, but rather a social scientist, which Trump would probably still find Bad. Or Sad....
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Sometimes the path forward is clear

UPDATE: Here’s a petition to tell the media exactly what we want: an end to free publicity for the Big Moron: Petition We need to enlist the media to make an important change. It’s...