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Payback Problem

Top Democrats are planning to block some of Trump’s cabinet nominees, or at least make the process a living hell. The writing was on the wall for this one, but it bears some deeper inspection. Of course the dems can … Continue reading

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Pacific Republic: Social Conjecture #44

So there’s a rumor floating around about California seceding from the union and setting up it’s own shop in the wake of the election of Donald Trump. I wrote about the idea of a Pacific Republic in my latest fiction work, and … Continue reading

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Protests, Recounts, Investigations: Why?

First there were protests (though some of that was an expression of angst in general). Now there are recounts and investigations. It seems all kinds of messy, as democracy usually is.  But at this point, with a reactionary as president-elect, … Continue reading

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First Ten Days

Yeah. It’s like a preview for the rest of the presidency:  Donald Trump’s first ten days have been difficult to follow and full of the same incendiary divisiveness as his campaign.  More bothersome, they were full of highly questionable decisions … Continue reading

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Empathy for Hillary

The concession speech was eloquent.   I’ll give her that. But that is all she’ll get from me. I have no sympathy, compassion or empathy for Hillary Clinton.  Her loss is hers and hers alone to bear. I voted for … Continue reading

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React-Regulate-Reason, One Voter’s Observation

The ‘three R’s’ is a tool I use in my professional life as well as my personal life: first we react, then we regulate, so that we can reason. In any given situation we will always ‘react’ first according to … Continue reading

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Tyranny, Not Oligarchy

I recall the angst I felt during the last election cycle.   Mitt Romney was the republican nominee running against an incumbent Barack Obama.   My concern was well founded as I listened to the benefits of having a ‘businessman’ … Continue reading

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