This Map Shows Which U.S. Homes Will Flood Over the Next 30 Years Due to Climate Change

My Comments: I'm not usually a woe and gloom person. My glass is almost always half full. But when it comes to climate change and the existential threats we face living in Florida, I'm extremely glad our house in north central Florida is 100+ feet above mean sea level. by Geoff Dembicki \ 22 JUN …

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Scenes From A Drive Across America

My Comments: Happy 4th of July, everyone! Today we celebrate the transition from monarchy to democracy as a guiding principal of the society in which we find ourselves. The words below bring back many memories. My parents and I subscribed to the National Geographic for decades and when they passed, I found myself with shelves …

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The Manipulation of Southern Pride

My Comments: These are troubling times, and with good reason. I'm frustrated by my inability to do any more to effect a remedy than to occasionally share an idea or written word that comes to my attention. Here is one that I'd like to share with you. by Nick Mullins \ 13 AUG 2017 \ …

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Cognitive Dissonance: Before and Now

My Comments: The following was written over two years ago and involves a law student and his professor. It's illustrative of what we're experiencing now. It illustrates how someone, presumably intelligent, exhibits cognitive dissonance and is then rebutted by someone with far superior cognitive abilities. We're experiencing something very similar at the national level. In …

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Trump is on to us, so I’m spilling the beans.

I've been outed, I tell you. Is it because I've been hiding in the closet for the past 70 years? NO!  Is it because despite my blog posts these many years, I'm actually a Republican? NO!  Is it because I've been ripping off unsuspecting clients for years and I'm now incredibly wealth? NO! Is it …

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A Day In The Life of Richard Kendzior: June 9, 1944

On this day, 76 years ago, D-Day+3, my father landed in Normandy as part of the Allied efforts to defeat Adolph Hitler and the Axis forces. At the time a citizen of Britain, and serving in the British Army, he landed in the British sector on the Normandy coast. He was serving with the Royal …

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What Happens Next?

My recent thoughts about how certain religious leaders revere the behavior of Donald Trump leads me to more questions. The protests that have gripped the nation and some other countries suggests there is more going on here than first meets the eye. That so many people are sufficiently motivated to protest, and continue to protest, …

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Explaining Evangelicals’ Support for Trump

My Comments: For three plus years, many of us remain mystified how Trump maintains a level of support from those we think of as religious purists. It turns out there are purists and then there are purists. I hear and read comments by the likes of Franklin Graham and am dumbfounded. I can envision no …

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Climate Change?

It's like watching grass grow or a car turn to rust. It's slow, from day to day you're never sure it's happening, but over a month or a decade, it's inevitable. The science behind climate change is real. You can say it's natural or man made or whatever, but to deny it's happening is folly. …

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Income Inequality Today

The news last week was disturbing for many reasons. As I sit and reflect on my life to this point, nothing in my history can compare with the agonizing and frustrating experiences of so many millions of Americans. As I sit and attempt to digest the pain experienced by others, I'm frustrated by my inability …

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