Charade You Are

Since I was a kid I have loved Pink Floyd. Seeing Roger Waters perform a classic set from Pink Floyd as well as selections of his new work, I really started thinking about what the music means to me and how much of it speaks very clearly to our times.

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Boldly Go

After the election, I instituted a personal embargo of the news and popular culture. But if ever we were in need of a bold, idealistic vision it is now. Let’s start 2017 by remembering our idealism and re-committing ourselves to a vision of a future which is better for all of us.

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Freedom Numerals

In this high-stakes political season, it is pressing that we do not overlook the lesser-discussed but no less important topics that are threatening the nation. We should no longer have to abide children being forced to learn objectionable material like this in our public schools. Spread the word!

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Getting Over It

When I was a high-school kid (oh so long ago), I was a bit of an idealist. Part of this came from my upbringing. I was lucky enough to have a couple of parents who were relentless in instilling virtues into me in my formative years by means of leading…

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Four dead in Ohio

Many people watched in horror as the Michael Brown affair played out in Ferguson, Missouri so many months ago. Having lived in St. Louis for a number of years and Elise being a native, we watched in shock from afar as the events from our rather insignificant midwestern city gripped not only the nation, but the world.

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