Month: March 2017

A Modest Proposal revisited

Back in the early 1700’s, Irish satirist Jonathan Swift sought to redress the suffering of his impoverished countrymen with a simple suggestion. In a parody of careful reasoning, Swift proposed that they sell their infant children to the English for use as food, going...

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Trump crosses “event horizon”

With President Trump's return to Twitter warfare in leveling unsubstantiated charges that his predecessor ordered the wire-tapping of his offices, what little hope existed for a return to some semblance of normality in the White House has now been extinguished. After...

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