Tag Archives: History

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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Fireflies and Lightning Bugs

They are neither on fire, nor are they flies. They bear no correlation to lightning and they are simply not bugs. They are bioluminescent beetles, a species of winged insect. Yet we persist, none the less, in calling them fireflies … Continue reading

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The Fourth of July – 2017

These are photographs of the last two American flags in the neighborhood. It just so happens I raised them both. I raised ours just before dawn out of a sense of nostalgia and respect for my brother’s political naïveté and … Continue reading

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We are a Nation of Immigrants

We are also a nation of suicides – do the math.

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Pop Culture

Pop Culture? Holy Saturday Batman!

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Nazisploitation

Nuzzing . . . Nuzzing . . . Nuzzing . . . six destrroyahs . . . Nuzzing . . . SIX DESTRROYAHS! I don’t recall where it came from but this dialogue popped into my head when my brother … Continue reading

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