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Musings on Luck

Are you still fighting the good fight for equality? While examining my punk Lottery Ticket just the other day a thought flitted across my mind: What if luck were equitably distributed? It apparently isn’t. I must have used up my … 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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The Career Politician

Career politicians are individuals who view holding an elected office as a regular job. They’re in it for the money, They’re in it for themselves and nothing else. The only problem they see is their desire for money, status, power … Continue reading

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The Chosen

After being separated from the U.S. Army on November 2, 1971 I began my long and futile search for viable employment. It was but a few months afterward that I’d heard American Motors was doing some hiring. I went down … Continue reading

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Census Enumerator

In 1980 I worked briefly as an enumerator for The United States Census Bureau. And yes – I saw the curtain move.

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state-of-the-art Slavery

Slavery has not gone away. Much depends on how you interpret “involuntary servitude”. Amendment XIII Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, … Continue reading

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The Manager’s Wife

Some things, even minor things, still stick in the memory like a dagger. Once upon a time I found myself working a part-time minimum wage job as a groundskeeper and general handyman at a government subsidized low-income housing complex. It … Continue reading

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