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KNSB 7 (or, Kid Blast and Me)

They called Joe “Crazy, ” the baby they called “Kid Blast” I had a hundred nicknames for Kelsey.  Some lasted years, some one or two times. Many were the ones my dad had used on me–ciudrule, cafone, testa dura, pazzo, … Continue reading

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Fake News Not New News

Yeah, Trump’s attacks on media are more pointed and virulent (obligatory “he’s despicable” here), but it’s really not anything new. Reagan often “went over the media’s head and directly to the people,” and Fox News emerged and owes its profits … Continue reading

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Who You Gonna’ Believe, Me or Your Lyin’ Eyes? Trump and Media

Love Them, They’re Liberals (An Occasional Series) Headlines on the NY Times website today (January 22d) “White House Pushes ‘Alternative Facts.’ Here Are the Real Ones” “With False Claims, Trump Attacks Media on Turnout and Intelligence Rift” And from HuffPo … Continue reading

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Memo to Jill Stein: “I Cost Hillary the Election”

I don’t know any of the Little League candidates running who ran for Prez in 2016, but I do have some advice for them, which I offer here: Take the Rap. Take the hit.  Stand up, say it loud and … Continue reading

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MLK for Sale? How to Package a Radical (Redux)

[I wrote this last year and was going to write something similar or revise this but realized I really can’t add much that isn’t said here.  The sanitization of King continues as liberals continue to shred his legacy to make … Continue reading

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Normalizing Trump and the Power of Gold (showers): Love Them, They’re Liberals (An Occasional Series)

“I can take about an hour on the tower of power/’Long as I gets a little golden shower” Frank Zappa, “Bobby Brown,” Sheik Yerbouti —— Today’s NYT website headline:  “How a Sensational, Unverified Dossier Became a Crisis for Donald Trump” … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Kelsey, 12/26/88-3/11/10

Happy Birthday Kid Blast. I miss you more each year.

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