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The Poison Pill Part II

Again, from The Land of Unintended Consequences: The racist Poison Pill was added to the Civil Rights Bill of 1964 in hopes of killing it. The Bill passed anyway and the poison subsequently tapped into the then dormant radical fringe … Continue reading

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A Secret Admirer

She got a bouquet of a dozen roses from a secret admirer for Valentine’s Day. Two weeks later she still doesn’t know who sent them. Sure, she’s a good looking young woman from head to toe; but she works in … Continue reading

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The Time-Honored Conflict

There is no logical correlation between chronological age and wisdom. Wisdom is something you seek. If you do not value it, if you do not seek it out, you will not find it. Wisdom is not genetically endowed nor is … Continue reading

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Bean Counters and Paper Shufflers

Everyone has an ego that seeks power and control. The Bean Counters and Paper Shufflers (mid-level bureaucrats stuck-for-life in midst of the government hierarchy) are no exception. These bureaucrats can distribute only so much in government goods, services and benefits … Continue reading

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Mirror, Mirror

You’re wondering why you’re poor or unemployed and unsuccessful as you’d like to be. You ask yourself why? You look in a mirror and what do you see? A male or a female, black, white, young, old, fat, thin, tall, … Continue reading

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The American Flyer

It was back in the early days of public school desegregation and cross-town busing that a young, dare I say white, couple, living just down the block decided it was time to move out of town. Being as I am … Continue reading

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