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Meandering Monday about Complexities, Compromising, & Coronavirus

There is no perfect answer to how we deal with the Wuhan Coronavirus. You don’t want people to die, but we (in the U.S.) lose tens of thousands to influenza each flu season (this last one was fairly light – around 18,000 deaths; usually we’re looking at 30,000 or so – just for perspective.) You … Continue reading

Meandering Monday about Russian Static
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Meandering Monday about Russian Static

They’re back! In case you don’t remember (or only got the Dem-MSM spin), we’ve just had a couple of years of collusion investigation (on Trump, not on the real colluders) that wound up unable to find any evidence. In the course of that investigation, there were gratuitous assertions that Russia wanted to help Trump, but … Continue reading

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Free-pass, Funeral, and Flag Friday: A Time and a Place

I know – this is such “last week’s news”, but the uncivility is really bothering me. There were two funerals of note last week – Aretha Franklin & John McCain. Notables (or people seeking to be notable) performed in various ways at both. Aretha’s involved a lot of musical tributes; hers was, after all, a … Continue reading