Monthly Archives: April 2021

Acknowledgement of the Armenian Genocide is about 105 years overdue

On Saturday President Biden acknowledged the Armenian Genocide, and acknowledging the genocide is still considered controversial. In fact, he was the first President to do so. Good grief! I’m 2nd generation German, and my people had to acknowledge the Holocaust … Continue reading

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Policing is Complicated: there are Good Cops and Bad Cops and sometimes they are the Same Cops

I have never fantasized about being a cop. Not even a little bit. Not when I was a boy, not when I grew older, not at any point in my life. It just doesn’t interest me at all. If anything … Continue reading

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Count me among those who think it’s a mistake to pause the Johnson & Johnson vaccine

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration announced yesterday that they are jointly recommending a “pause” in the use of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. They’re recommending this pause after that … Continue reading

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CDC Director Rachelle Walensky is prophesizing a “4th wave” of the coronavirus.

Earlier this week Dr. Rachelle Walensky prophesized “doom” and a the eruption of a 4th wave of the coronavirus. Fantastic, everybody! Great work! Earlier this week I mentioned that we really “aren’t smart enough to stay alive” as a species, … Continue reading

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The Republican Effort to Suppress Voting, part 4 (the Filibuster)

If we can all agree that the filibuster has become problematic (frankly for both sides, for both Democrats and Republicans), the question is, how do we reform the filibuster? There seem to be two options: Eliminate it entirely. Return to … Continue reading

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