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Getting in the Gears

The story might be apocryphal. I’ve noticed that the best ones often are. But true or not, it’s still worth telling. When I was in school, I saw an illustration that has been part of many a civics lesson: namely, … Continue reading

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The Power of “Yes”

Any time we grumble at gridlock, I can imagine the surprise of the Founding Fathers. “A government that does nothing at all? Sounds like heaven, sir!” OK, that might be a bit too strongly worded. After all, the Constitution was … Continue reading

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Debatable Value

The binders have been shelved. Big Bird has nested. The death stares and Joker leers have gone back to the DC comic book from whence they came. Debate season, at long last, is over. Can I hear an amen! I … Continue reading

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