Monthly Archives: November 2016

Pendulums

England swings like a pendulum do Bobbies on bicycles, two by two Westminster Abbey, the tower of Big Ben The rosy-red cheeks of the little children. Roger Miller, England Swings I am an unabashed liberal.  I am liberal by nature, but not … Continue reading

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Memories of War’s Aftermath

When I was growing up, the veteran landscape was much easier to navigate.  The 1950s were truly a simpler time; we didn’t have to consider the veterans of so many different wars that happened in places with strange, exotic names.  Our relevant wars were three: … Continue reading

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The Meek New World

I’ve woken up in a new world.  Not a brave one; one created by insecure people afraid of a future they’re unable to understand.  The view of this new world from Humptulips County is mixed – mostly bad, but with just enough dash of good in the mixture … Continue reading

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The Freedom Not To Listen

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government … Continue reading

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