Tag Archives: corruption

Acting Guilty

Generally, when one is accused of a crime, and one doesn’t want to be thought of as guilty (whether actually guilty or not), said individual would be wise to not… y’know… act guilty. Okay, I’m starting off on a snarky … Continue reading

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Civility

Yesterday, I penned a brief missive on my Facebook page regarding pleas for civility in the political world. I’m not sure I said everything I wanted to in that initial post, so I’m going to spit out a quick follow-up. … Continue reading

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It’s the end of the year as we know it

…and I feel ambivalent. That doesn’t rhyme. With apologies to Michael Stipe and Co., nothing else has occurred in any sort of rational way in 2017, so why should I come up with a clever lyrical parody? I’m just trying … Continue reading

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Maybe he really could get away with murder…

Back in January 2016, while on the campaign trail, Donald Trump boasted that he could shoot somebody without losing voters. Obviously this was a bit of a morbid hyperbole. Trump, in his usual classy way, was simply bragging about his popularity. … Continue reading

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Politicizing Science

Now that science denial is coming back into (political) fashion, and indeed, an entire government is going to be built on lies and bad information, I feel like it’s now my duty to combat incorrect information as much as I … Continue reading

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Running against the Establishment?

I just had a quick thought today. A billionaire real-estate developer based out of the richest city on the planet is most definitely part of the “establishment.” One of Donald Trump’s primary claims this election is that he’s running to … Continue reading

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There’s no justice like angry mob justice

Some kids lose a game, and challenge their victorious opponents for a rematch. Some pout, take the ball, and go home. Some try to start a fight. And then there’s that big orange haired kid with the rich dad and … Continue reading

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