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The Mindset of the 1%

June 3, 2020 Alexander T. 0

Alexander T., contributor – The year was 2016 and I was traveling in the backseat of a luxury black Acura somewhere down a rural highway in Bumfuck, Indiana. The driver was my at-the-time girlfriend’s father, an accountant and esteemed member of the elite 1% of America who had worked his […]

In Praise of Pot

May 26, 2020 Kyle K. Mann 0

by Kyle K. Mann, editor-in-chief – Virginia is the 27th state to decriminalize possessing up to an ounce of marijuana starting July 1, 2020, meaning there are only 23 seriously stupid states left. High time! I’ve been a fan of the plant for over a half century. The authority figures […]

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Aging Disgracefully

May 11, 2020 Karene Horst 0

by Karene Horst, contributing editor – Every morning it hurts to get out of bed.  My back aches.  My lips scrape against each other, dry and chapped.  After my first few limping steps I stumble into the bathroom, bumping my hip against the door jam. Ouch!  This is 56. The […]

No More Meat

April 24, 2020 Peter W. Burchard 0

by Peter W. Burchard, contributor – No more meat. What? That’s preposterous. Well, just hear me out. COVID-19 originated in a meat market where rare pangolins were stacked in cages, one on top of the other, along with bats and who knows what else. Their bodily fluids followed the laws […]