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Glenn Geist lives in South Florida and wastes most of his time boating, writing, complaining and talking on the radio

Conspiracy, Rumor or Fact—All We Need Is A Link

Most of my morning haul of email implores me to ban this and that, sign this, that or some other petition, send money, support some candidate's mission.…

How ‘Goddammit’ May Split Trump From His Adoring Followers

The seventh Commandment, in both the Exodus and Deuteronomy versions (yes there are two) tells us not to take the Lord's name in vain.…

Intro to Anarchy: If Words Have Power, Bullets Speak Louder

Laws: We know what they are, and what they are worth! They are spider webs for the rich and mighty, steel chains for the poor and weak.…

Hate: It’s About the Republicans

The increased visibility and growing confidence of White nationalists may or not reflect the president's personal values. …

Hair Care In Georgia: Is America A Nation Of Freaks?

I mean really, how can an old guy not laugh? A Georgia elementary school has set off another outrage alarm by putting up a poster.…

We Need To Tune Out the Obsessive Racial Madness

Hey, did you listen to Reagan talking to Nixon about how the African leaders at the UN were monkeys? Monkeys, not even apes like a former Reagan co-star.…

The Poor Will Always Be With Us

Fifty years doesn't seem like such a long time when you remember events like the Moon landing. Not to an old-timer anyway.…

There Will Be No More ‘Manholes’ In Berkeley, California

Words have power, or at least according to received (and heavily enforced) wisdom; and we need to strip the English language of gender specifics.…

Sailing to Byzantium—No Country for Old Men

You've probably read the story, or at least know about the guy who wakes up one morning as a giant, verminous insect, and his further adventures.…

No Doubt You Are the People and Wisdom Will Die With You

I keep mulling over the question being asked by the new, young wokesters packed with moral certainty: doubt and Gluten-free. Can Joe Biden be forgiven?…

A Conversation About Guns

It's hard to think that anyone hasn't heard of Nate Silver's 538 and their data-driven analyses of - well, just about everything. …

Colin Kaepernik’s Comfort Matters—and You Don’t

What's on my mind? Well I'll tell you - I'm wondering whether it's time to suspend elections and hand the keys to the country over to Trump.…

Sunday Sermon: Words Matter, But You Don’t Own the Language

Working with the Devil to prevent an apocalypse? The way someone sees that notion says everything about him. The way some Democrats treat their opponents...…

Would Barack Obama Have Qualified for Booker’s Nest Egg?

As a parent, I know that if you give one child something, you have to give the others something of similar value, and most parents know that.…

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