Archive | November, 2016

Is the unreal really real?

November 20, 2016

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Maybe historians will mark 2016 as surrealism’s takeover year. Nightmares broke into real life and roamed the streets. Think of it: Americans supposedly handed the twittering Donald Trump a “mandate,” which allowed him to tap an attorney general designate with a dubious track record on race relations to enforce our civil rights laws, among other […]

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Satyagraha on a Pennsylvania Highway

November 13, 2016

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Mark this: I’m convinced Donald Trump’s election is a national tragedy and bodes ill for the world.  Ring out the protests in the short term while plotting long-term strategies, please. As for those complaining about all the “liberal” cry babies and post-election whining: Your candidate hinted at “rigged” voting before the ballots were cast. What’s […]

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When don’t-worry-be-happy rings hollow

November 10, 2016

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Some somber reflections two days after the 2016 election – from a white, male, traditional Christian exhausted from rowing up the political stream, perhaps helpful to Trump supporters who don’t understand all the angst: First of all, I could do without the spiritual bromides.  Many of my dearly beloved brothers and sisters in Christ jingle the […]

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