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Thoughts on the Funnypages: Newspaper Comic Strips

Who doesn’t read ‘em? There are 34 daily "funnies" - the archaic term I grew up with - comic strips in the Austin American Statesman. Newspapers are struggling and have cut back on news coverage, while losing the number of advertising pages. Of course, these have to be related. Yet the comic strip coverage seems…
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An Act of Tyranny in Our Midst

  This will be short, and not filled with data and factoids. It reflects my deep concern for the future of the United States. The events of January 6, 2021 will go down in history for all time as one of the darkest days in history of the United States. A mob of ten thousand…
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Early Morning with The New Yorker

As a morning person, the night time for me is not the right time, at least as far as creative writing is concerned. I subscribe to two national magazines, The New Yorker and National Geographic. Both are incredibly interesting, and well worth the time. However valuable The New Yorker is, I really would prefer that…
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Some Thoughts on America

Some Thoughts on America I am probably only one of millions of citizens who are baffled by and concerned by the events now in this country.  This is not a “Blue” or “Red” comment or is not meant to be. It is my heart-felt worry about what I consider to be extreme positions. Here are…
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