The Uphill Slide

There is always something.

10/31/2017
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Below the Surface

I’ve seen things you people wouldn’t believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhäuser Gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time … Continue reading

10/23/2017
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Excuse Explanation

I listened to a rebroadcast of John Kelly’s speech about President Trump’s condolence to a military family. His speech was dissonant. Trump disavowed the reported statement and here was Kelly explaining the statement. Like OJ writing a book about ‘if … Continue reading

10/20/2017
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Overworked and Worn Out

I speak wonderful too much. If you use a descriptive word too often, it loses weight. The exclamation point at its end melts down into a period and then evaporates. How can there be so many wonderful things in the … Continue reading

10/16/2017
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Good Law? Bad Law?

Korematsu v. United States http://www.wnyc.org/story/american-pendulum-fred From 33:50 to 39:10 in this podcast is a portion of the interview with Richard Posner, a now retired judge for the United States Court of Appeals on the Seventh Circuit. “…And by the way, do … Continue reading