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Why Things Aren’t As Bad As They Seem

February 5, 2019

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In this age of rapid-fire communication, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by all of the bad news that keeps popping up everywhere: Horrific weather events keep gently nudging us that we are on a collision course with the environment, and that far worse is in store. Democracies around the world are failing, replaced by dictators, […]

This New Orange Era: Rule by Tweet

December 26, 2016

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    It’s no secret that the PEOTUS prefers to convey vital information to the American public via Twitter.  Twitter has some distinct advantages. It allows short bursts of thought, without reference or analysis.  It is unfiltered.  It allows feedback only in the form of other Tweets, not in any real engagement.  It gives the Tweeter […]

Hillary Clinton: The Time is Now

August 10, 2016

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  Life in the Boomer Lane is always grateful for her readers for consistently adding tremendous value to her blog.  The following is a guest post from Pat Read. ***** Many of my friends and family say that they for voting for Hillary out of their commitment to defeat Donald Trump. I’d like to say […]