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There Is No Political Center

In the comments on the previous post, I mentioned the divide within the Democratic Party between “centrists” and “progressives”. In my opinion, in 2018, the concept of political “centrism” is … Continue reading

September 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

Nothing to See Here Move Along

So why am I resuming political blogging now — after a hiatus of almost 2 years? In a word: “mirage”. That is, the election of Herr Trump in November 2016 … Continue reading

September 3, 2018 · 2 Comments

Getting Back to It

My last political blog, posted at the end of 2016, begins as follows: “This will be my last political post for the foreseeable future”. Well, this post, written two months before … Continue reading

September 3, 2018 · Leave a comment

Chris Cornell: Retreads (Part 3)

This is the last in a three-part series of posts about Chris Cornell. The first post discusses the anomaly of Cornell’s suicide last week. The second addresses Cornell’s growth as a … Continue reading

May 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

Chris Cornell: Growth (Part 2)

This is the second post of a three-part series. The first discusses the surprise of Chris Cornell’s suicide last week. The next post presents my theory of the dynamic behind that … Continue reading

May 25, 2017 · 2 Comments

Chris Cornell: Anomaly (Part 1)

This is the first of three posts about Chris Cornell’s suicide last week. In this first one, I discuss the anomalous and shocking nature of this tragedy. In the second, … Continue reading

May 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

On Shaving

Last week, for the first time since I reached puberty in the late 1970s, I changed my primary method of shaving. Ever since I began shaving, I had been using … Continue reading

May 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

I Was Right (Oh My)

  This will be my last political post for the foreseeable future. So it’s only fitting that I sum up the 13 years of blogging I’ve done on this topic. In … Continue reading

December 23, 2016 · 5 Comments

All But the Yukon

I was reading some news tonight about Mr. Trump’s administration appointments coming from the fossil fuel interests, and how that might imperil the environment. So I Googled “california epa” to see if … Continue reading

December 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

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