Monthly Archives: March 2015

A Platform I Can Stand On

A Platform I Can Stand On     The 2016 presidential election is still in its opening stages, as would-be candidates jostle for exposure and funding. By pure happenstance, I recently discovered the outline of a political platform for a very progressive … Continue reading

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This . . . is NPR

This . . . is NPR     You’re listening to NPR, National Public Radio, bringing you the news and information you need, only not really, since we’re owned by transnational corporations now. This is KQUE FM 101.5, in Midland City. Support … Continue reading

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Government Doesn’t Work (They Say)

Government Doesn’t Work (They Say)     I think one of the most harmful utterances in the history of this republic was when Ronald Reagan said the most dangerous words in the English language are “I’m from the government, and I’m here … Continue reading

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Adventures of Analog Man

Adventures of Analog Man (dedicated to James Thurber)     Who is this new — and most unappreciated — superhero? He is Analog Man! Born due to some celestial clerical error into a dystopian future of digitized algorhythms and virtual reality, he … Continue reading

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Who We Go to Bed With

Who We Go to Bed With     Who is our biggest Arab ally in the Middle East? Saudi Arabia. And who has by far the world’s biggest oil reserves? Right again.   Saudi Arabia is a fairly new country, one of many … Continue reading

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