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Suckers Are Us … or, Think Before You Vote

Fellow believers remind me of the ultimate truth that is far greater than politics.  We are sojourners.  This world is not our home.  That said, while we still occupy this present dimension, we are to remember that we are the … Continue reading

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Just Imagine: President Gingrich

Dear Republican voters, Last night, as I guessed, there was no big expose on Obama, as one of those forwards from a “reliable source” warned. What with the play offs and American Idol, who would have been watching? Don’t hold … Continue reading

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My Political Philosophy

How would you describe your political philosophy? A Chicken in every pot — or freedom for all? When I was 17 years old, I was provincial and naive. But my girlfriend was from New York. She had seen Nureyev and … Continue reading

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Who Are You Voting For?

Gee, we haven’t even finished cringing from the results of the last presidential election and it’s already that season again.  A whole new batch of hopefuls are shifting into campaign mode.  In my lifetime, Obama is the 12th man to … Continue reading

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No Man’s Land

This day, the first day of November, we stand in a kind of no man’s land, between the mock horror of Halloween and the anticipations of hope and dread for Election Day:  Hope for one party, dread for the other.  … Continue reading

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Appearances

A song lyric taken from Gilbert and Sullivan’s HMS Pinafore tells us, “Things are seldom what they seem, Skim milk masquerades as cream.”  We have been told all our lives that looks aren’t everything, all that glitters is not gold, and … Continue reading

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