To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

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Merrick Garland Is Getting Ready For His Close-Up

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The shocking revelations of the Jan. 6 committee, and the news that Vice President Mike Pence’s top aides are testifying before a criminal grand jury investigating the matter, have given new urgency to the question of whether the Justice Department will try to prosecute the former president. Ultimately, that is a decision that must be […]
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Trees Can Help Beat The Heat

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Sitting in the AC, I look out the window and smile as dogs being walked collapse under the shade of my Norway maple. And who could blame them? Would any of us want to be out in this harsh heat wearing a fur coat? This has been one of the few times I’ve given thanks […]
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COVID Fatigue

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If the numbers are to be believed, more than 100,000 Americans are testing positive for COVID-19 every day, an increase of almost 20% in the last two weeks. But who believes the numbers? In real life, the president gets tested every day, but most of us don’t; and more and more people these days are […]
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Elon Musk Wants To Be In Our Faces

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It’s hard not to admire Elon Musk, currently the world’s richest man. I wouldn’t mind seeing less of him, though. There are those who dislike Musk because he is rich. I don’t mind rich people, especially those who make fortunes doing amazing things. I would like Musk better had he kept Tesla’s headquarters in California, […]
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Blame The Constitution

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The blame game around the Senate’s failure to pass global warming legislation is in full swing. The obvious target is West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin, with his one-man veto power over the Democratic Party. But he’s not the only one. There’s Sen. Chuck Schumer, the Democratic leader who can’t corral his troops, and of course […]
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