Archive for July, 2020

Biden’s Veep Choice

Joe Biden says that he will reveal his choice of vice-presidential running mate next week. Is there any point in speculating on who that choice might be?  Not really, but it’s fun, so let’s go. First, let’s be clear: who ...

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Our Contested Past

I’m not proud to be an American.  Nor am I ashamed.  I simply don’t’ have any personal sense of ownership of the many great deeds and misdeeds of our forebears.  But even if our history isn’t a source of pride ...

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TIME 0FF

Just a quick post today to let you know that it will be a while before you hear again from your favorite blogger. I had replacement surgery on Wednesday on my right shoulder.  Hopefully it won’t be too long before ...

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The Nightmare Scenario

Based on the polls, both nationwide and in the critical background states, it now appears extremely likely that Donald Trump will lose this November’s presidential election.  Will Trump accept defeat?  By “accept” I don’t mean: will he accept it psychologically.  ...

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