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“The God of Reason Scowls”

(Photo copyright: Al Forbes) Jean-Pierre lined a 30-quart pot with a small pillow and placed it on his head. He looked ridiculous, but the sky was falling and he had to get to the bomb shelter. As he stepped outside, … Continue reading

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“We Must Not Legitimatize Her Words”

Why do we allow this woman such press? Why is her picture ingrained in our brains? Why do we watch as she flails with cold hands? Why do we stay as she cries against us? Why do we let her … Continue reading

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