Chicanery from the bully pulpit: Trump’s threat to democracy and the power of the press

Squish. Stomp. Trounce it like the filthy bug it is. Threats to silence the press and suppress democracy must be addressed swiftly, with dexterity, resolve, and necessary evidence. (Seems that the bugs have rights, too.)  We have the skill and determination to defend our constitutional rights; every generation must defend them afresh. McCarthy’s tyrannical senate …

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Flowers from the Dead

Having had a paucity of writing ideas lately, I consulted my twitter feed today for topics. Having no desire at the moment to write about politics, terrorism, work, or entertainment, I found something else. My inner cynic has awakened. In what must have been considered a romantic gesture, a fifty-three year-old  man who died from …

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Green Wednesday and New Year’s Day Mimosas in a can

This morning, January 1, 2014, I woke up in a state that has made itself the world’s experiment and media news that is making the experiment a spectacle. Recreational marijuana is now legal in Colorado, albeit with some restrictions. Comments on news posts about Amendment 64, Colorado’s 2012 law legalizing recreational marijuana, span from celebratory …

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