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Burr is a husband, father, and computer programmer, who writes and records from St. Louis. On Sundays, he sings in a praise band at the local Methodist Church. On Saturdays, weather permitting, he mows the lawn under the supervision of his wife. He can be found at FairAndUNbalanced.com

The Arresting Story of Julian Assange

The WikiLeaks case, as far as the United States is concerned, has really raised very profound issues about press freedom and spying.…

Obstruction Is Legal Whenever It Is Successful

We now have Mr. Barr’s 4 page book report. We can give it a passing grade, as long as we agree on something else, like Mr. Barr.…

The Uncomplicated Truth About Donald Trump

Those who still can dredge up a weary reaction have joined in common experience the same bitter aftertaste. You cannot spit it out. …

Why Trump Followers Are Devoted to Their Leader: He Is Not Toasted

In the one-time television series Mad Men, advertising executives struggle along with cigarette manufacturers on how to sell Lucky Strike cigarettes.…

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin’s Magic Eyes

I am skeptical about the terrible effects of the internet on the learning process of young people. The fear that folks have about our children is not new.…

Electoral College: The Original Intent Might Not Be What You Think

Matt Christiansen writes and records prolifically. I find him entertaining as hell. He is less an historian than a conservative provocateur.…

The Lies Professor Dunning Taught Northam, Clinton, and Me

We hope for our best judgment when it is necessary to judge the ignorant, the flawed, and those who have done wrong. Not all ignorance is willful. …

A President, A Governor, A Worker and the Rule of Law

Sometimes we forget that the collateral damage of political corruption can be real people. In 2006 George Bush aide, Karl Rove, ordered US Attorneys.…

Why Ordinary People Ended the Shutdown

“Ordinary people” is what defines you, me, and most members of the Trump administration. All God’s children see themselves as ordinary people.…

Julian’s List—When Wikileaks Is Wrong

I read an account of near misses, what would have been an accidental launching of US missiles in response to what appeared to have been Soviet missiles.…

Tag Teams: Pelosi and Schumer vs Trump and the Oval Office

Most of us who remember Republican responses to Barack Obama’s State of the Union speeches don’t recall exactly what Bobby Jindal said in 2009. …

The Faux Innocence of Donald J. Trump

Another day, another scandal. This time the anti-immigrant President turns out to be hiring undocumented immigrants and having their paperwork forged.…

King Herod, the Christ Child, and Donald Trump

Why are so many fervent believers in the Christmas message unable to apply it to today’s world and the leadership of our own nation?…

Trump, Flynn, Turkey and the Kidnapping Plot

A courtroom scolding of a decorated United States General, and President Trump’s promise about the extradition of a Muslim cleric to Turkey.…

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