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Preface to A New Start

Preface to A New Start

One day short of my 8th anniversary, I was laid off.  I find myself feeling relieved. There were seven good years, and after the stress of the last year or so, I am grateful for the chance to regroup and start again. It was past time for me to move on, and this works. It has been almost a month, and my mojo is returning. I’m catching up on all the things that I didn’t have the energy or inclination…

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And They All Look Just the Same

And They All Look Just the Same

This one’s for Debbie, and you know why: Little Boxes, by Malvina Reynolds Little boxes on the hillside, Little boxes made of ticky tacky, Little boxes on the hillside, Little boxes all the same. There’s a green one and a pink one And a blue one and a yellow one, And they’re all made out of ticky tacky And they all look just the same. And the people in the houses All went to the university, Where they were put…

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America Slouching Toward Fascism

America Slouching Toward Fascism

Bush’s comment on Islamic “fascists” continues to tickle at my mind, and I’m not alone. Some of the characteristics of some kinds of fascism are there, but fundamental and very essential traits are also missing – the economic, the nationalistic. Our own U.S. of A. is actually closer to an outright fascistic regime. Some say it’s already here. Classic projection onto the enemy, or at least that’s the reaction they are hoping for? Or is it just names at the…

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