Lucky fellow

Privilege comes in many shades

I Got Lucky!  I was born privileged. It’s a condition I cannot erase, but still, it’s something for which I’m told I must apologize and make amends. Fingers point and voices demand I be shamed. Just by existing, I oppress others, disadvantage others and deny justice to others. My privilege? I’m white. I drew life’s […]

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Why aren’t you even a little curious?

Some nagging questions that don’t get asked! About one third of Americans have refused to get the Covid-19 “vaccination.” Are they all looney tunes wrapped in a conspiracy bubble, or have they—just perhaps, you know—thought about the virus and concluded its safer to get natural immunity from the virus instead of temporary (forever requiring “booster) […]

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Goose Stepping America!

What can one say about Biden’s inaugural address?  Nothing I have seen analyzed it better than what was written 100 years ago about Warren Harding’s inaugural speech: It was “an army of pompous phrases marching across the landscape in search of an idea.”  Pat Buchanan graciously excused it as “the most confusing, contradictory and incoherent […]

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Minneapolis: City of Shame

Once upon an eternity ago now, Minneapolis was a city  built around lakes and parks and open spaces.  Now it’s simply become a lunatic asylum.  Being Scandinavian-rich, it gave birth to such clowns as Hubert Humphrey, Orville Freeman, and Walter Mondale.  They typified the soft socialism that marred the 30s, 40s, 50s, and 60s.   Then […]

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