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We seem to have a problem . . . one might call it a serious
problem. We have a sitting President who seems rarely to speak the
truth. Instead, some estimates suggest that he lies 75% of the time he
speaks---75%. That means he rarely tells you something that...

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Some Black & White
Love black and white. Here are some creations.

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Making America Great Again
So, the Super-Duper Bowl is now ended, and we have
witnessed the yugest athletic event in the history of mankind . . . yuger even
than the old Olympic events held at Olympia, Greece. As you all know, t he Olympic Games were held every four years
throughout ...

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Managing Effective Organizations
Managing Effective Organizations Many people who decry government, really government at all
levels, claim that government is: a.        Inefficient and therefore a waste of taxpayer
money; b.       Overly intrusive into the lives of ordinary
citizens; and c...

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Let the Games Begin
In a recent New
York Times article, actual Trump supporters, women in this case, were quoted as
stating the following. I have combined into one segment the several views of
the women interviewed: “I voted for Trump because I wanted change. I feel like
our e...

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Minyan for a Grassroots Movement
Interesting life stage. No, not the current mess outside . .
. all that ice covered with snow. No, I mean our mess just beginning in
Washington. And the Drumpf isn’t even yet on board.   But his various swamp creatures, Paul Ryan,
et al, are already hard at...

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2016 I keep wondering. Have I ever seen a year like this?   And the answer is, hmmm . . . Yes, of course.                 .                Famous folks died . . . think
1963                 .                economic screw-up . . . think
1929, or 2000, or 20...

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New Artsy Thingies
There will some day be another Art Walk . . . February it could be. So, I thought, since it was Christmas time, I would dazzle the faithful with some possibilities for that far off event. So, maybe I might produce these little guys in various formats, some ...

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The Electoral College Has Spoken
So, it’s official. We have formally elected a deeply flawed
and apparently amoral man to be President of our United States. One person with
whom I am “friends” on Facebook posted a piece suggesting that, with the
election of Donald Trump, God had answered t...

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Crockpot Rotisserie Chicken
This one comes to us from Amy Foster at Gilcrest Farms Chicken. One whole Gilcrest chicken (4 lbs or larger) 2 Tbl Paprika 1/2 Tsp cayenne pepper (optional) 1 1/2 Tsp onion powder 2 Tbl garlic powder or 3 cloves garlic 1 Tsp salt 1/2 Tsp black pepper Mix dr...
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