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Meeting Frank Capra: A Holiday Tale

Of the holidays, Thanksgiving seems to get more lost each year, trapped as it is between two spending juggernauts, Halloween and Christmas. ¬†These two also duke it out decoration-wise, so that pumpkins and goblins often find themselves wreathed and hollied … Continue reading

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Red State, Blue State, Civil War

I lived in the South for several years in the late 70’s and at least once a day had this thought: The Civil War isn’t over, is it?¬† It felt vitally alive there, still breathing fire in town squares, flags, … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Why Muslims Can’t Be Good Americans

Yesterday an acquaintance forwarded this to me in an email. It’s a typical piece of web debris, asking you to please not delete it before you pass it on to as many of your friends as possible. So I am … Continue reading

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