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Curmudgeon (noun): Ill-tempered or cantankerous person. Usually older and male. E.g. How I feel when I read political news.

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“Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedies.” ~Groucho Marx   “He knows nothing, and he thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to      a political career.” ~George Bernard … Continue reading

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Take a Stand

I’m short on time this morning, but long on thought. My gut reaction to the current tumult in the world and in my country is to call for dialogue, for peace, for efforts to understand one another’s views. And I … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, in Other News

We’ve all been so busy with world news and politics lately that we’ve missed a lot of other important stories.  No worries, I’m here to catch you up (you’re welcome):  

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Meet Me in the Middle?

People ask me why I steer toward the middle of the political road. It’s because I’ve discovered that when people veer to the extreme left or right, they end up in the gutter. That’s not where I want to live. You? There is a way out … Continue reading

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The Blind Men and the Elephant

Pondering the current socio-political strife in my country, I’m drawn to the ancient, yet curiously modern tale of the blind men and the elephant. Here’s my take on it: Five men were led to an elephant A beast they could … Continue reading

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Election fever. Tempers boil. People scream. The world can never survive. And then there’s this. “You’re welcome.” ~God “I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.”  ~L.M. Montgomery

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