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A Craze of Conspiracy Theories

Conspiracy theories can be classified in several ways. Conspiracies are everywhere. Prosecutors use them all the time in court. And the Internet … well, ‘nuff said. Conspiracy theories are like animals. Even within a single species, they come in all sizes, shapes, and colors. You need a taxonomy to keep them separated in your mind. …

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CENSORING SOCIAL MEDIA THE RIGHT WAY

The only way to understand personal differences is to talk about them. Everybody condemns censorship. The Founding Fathers prohibited the government from doing it. But, censorship of social media is a different story. It’s not covered by the First Amendment. The Constitution applies only to government. Comprehensive Generic Censorship Censoring social media is an issue …

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What Does Georgia’s 14th District Expect from Marjorie Taylor Greene?

With all the crazy news surrounding Marjorie Taylor Greene, I was wondering why the people of Georgia’s 14th District would vote for her. The story turned out to be … interesting. Georgia’s 14th Congressional District Georgia’s 14th congressional district was created in 2012 following the 2010 Census, when Georgia gained a 14th seat in the U.S. …

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Let’s Amend the Constitution

Forget the politicians, how do Americans want to change the Constitution? From 1789 to 2019, approximately 11,770 measures have been proposed to amend the Constitution. Congress sent 33 of the proposed Amendments to the States for ratification. Of those, 27 have been ratified: 11 in the 1700s, 4 in the 1800s, and 12 in the …

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The Demographics of Gun Ownership

Our national religion isn’t Christianity, it’s weaponry. Growing up in the 1950s, we played with toy pistols and rifles made all the more realistic by caps. And why not? The TV shows we all watched were westerns—Lone Ranger, Rifleman, Gunsmoke, Have Gun Will Travel, and many more. Then there were all those war movies meant …

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America’s Boldfaced Serial Killers

We see them. We know they’re there. We can’t avoid them. A new breed of serial killer has emerged in America. They are the people who, through their actions and inactions, spread the Covid-19 virus. They don’t wash their hands or sanitize objects they touch. They don’t wear suitable masks, appropriately, all the time. They …

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When Gardening is an Addiction

Rain is bittersweet. It helps the garden grow but you can’t go out and pull weeds. You do these things, and these things, and these things. You convert your entire back yard into a garden.  

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ONE PARTY IN DECLINE. ONE PARTY ON THE RISE. ONE PARTY GOING NOWHERE.

Come senators, congressmen Please heed the call Don’t stand in the doorway Don’t block up the hall For he that gets hurt Will be he who has stalled There’s a battle outside And it is ragin’. It’ll soon shake your windows And rattle your walls For the times they are a-changin’. “The Times They Are …

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Recount Anxiety

There’s going to be a recount of votes in the presidential election in Wisconsin, and probably Michigan and Pennsylvania too. I think there are at least seven possible outcomes. The counts are about the same. There’s no verification of election fraud. Trump stills wins. Life goes on the way it’s going. The counts are significantly …

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TEN THINGS PRESIDENT TRUMP CAN DO TO WIN THE HEARTS OF AMERICANS

Dear President-Elect Trump, You astounded almost everyone by winning the 2016 U.S. election for President even though you narrowly lost the popular vote. But, half of all eligible voters in the country didn’t even bother to go to the polls. That means only about a quarter of the U.S. population really wanted you as their …

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