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Hello, Person To My Right

There’s been some confusion. Can we talk? Wow, it’s noisy out there There’s so much shouting and posturing as the days tick by toward November 3 that we can hardly hear ourselves think, am I right? New day, new spectacle, from…

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Could You Be Disenfranchised?

The war on vote-by-mail I tried, I really tried, to aim away from politics this week. But with the step-up in the attacks on the U.S. Postal Service, writing about anything else just felt like setting a nice table while…

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Times Are Dark, So Lighten Up

We won’t get through this if we lose all our joy I’m not trying to be funny here Seriously. What I’m after is a sober-sided defense of levity. After taking an afternoon off yesterday from all the awfulness that is America these…

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Life After COVID

It won’t be the same, and that could be good — or not Tired of the coronavirus? It’s not tired of you As Americans reel from economic duress and collective cabin fever, with no steady hand on the ship of state’s…

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