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On Civility

By now people who follow politics in the news are aware of the vast gulf dividing America’s two political parties. The verbal vitriol has gotten so thick and positions so entrenched that I fear the extremists would rather sacrifice the … Continue reading

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What Color Am I Today?

Today’s Joplin Globe carries Gene Lyons’ column, as it often does.  In it he comments on verbal sniping by “the right” because half of all households pay no income tax (headline).  He calls the snipers’ complaints, “hypocritical”, and he makes … Continue reading

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