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Mother. Snapshots of Lives Outside the Limelight #1

Author’s note: this was written on April 14, and is the first in an occasional series profiling ordinary people whose lives touched mine one way or another, sometimes in a big way, helping shape who I am and the views I presently hold. It is something of an experiment. If people like it, I will continue with it. I post it here for Mother’s Day. Continue reading

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What’s Wrong With Conspiracy Theories?

Are conspiracy theories sometimes not just credible but rational? Read Professor Emeritus Fetzer’s reasoned defense and then decide. Do lot allow mainstream media shouters to decide this issue for you. Continue reading

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George Herbert Walker Bush (1924 – 2018)

Today is George Herbert Walker Bush’s funeral. I don’t normally write notices for just-deceased politicians, so this is a departure for me. But something has aroused my curiosity. I posted a very brief notice about his death, along with a … Continue reading

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Official Narratives

Note:  the post below is a brief excerpt from the central section of a much longer work in progress, tentatively entitled Confessions of an (Ex) Academic Dissident, which may or may not see the light of print someday. The topic, though, seems … Continue reading

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