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It’s Not News

“There ain’t any news in being good.  You might write the doings of all the convents of the world on the back of a postage stamp, and have room to spare.” — Finley Peter Dunne Late tonight, my neighbor and … Continue reading

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Stuck Inside Our Own Worldview

“We must always think about things, and we must think about things as they are, not as they are said to be.” — George Bernard Shaw The more our media specializes, the greater the risk of getting stuck in our … Continue reading

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The Most Underused Word In The English Language Today

“You don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone.” — Proverb There’s a word that’s almost completely missing today in our national dialogue. It’s not used much by Fox News, MSNBC, Salon, The Huffington Post, Politico, or any of the … Continue reading

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I Wonder (Part 2)

“I keep six honest serving-men, They taught me all I knew; Their names are What and Why and When And How and Where and Who.” — Rudyard Kipling I wonder … … what would happen if everyone who bought a … Continue reading

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