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Stevieslaw: We Didn’t Know

Stevieslaw: “We Didn’t Know.” The day after the storms finished off Kansas—not too long after the American Gulf Coast has joined the lost city of Atlantis and a few billion people have tried desperately to leave Southeast Asia—and failed, human … Continue reading

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Stevieslaw: How do I say goodbye to an old friend?

I am not a news junkie. I do not spend my time flipping through cable channels to relive again and again the endless litany of bad and worse. Yet, I start every morning with my local newspaper, The Centre Daily … Continue reading

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Stevieslaw: Whose Garden Was This?

No. None of my best friends are polar bears. I have never seen one in the wild and it seems unlikely that I ever will. So I was surprised this morning by my reaction—a profound sadness, to a U.S. Government … Continue reading

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Stevieslaw: Cops of the World

Stevieslaw: Cops of the World While perusing the headlines in the New York Times this morning, Phil Ochs tapped me on the shoulder and smiled. Phil’s been dead for years, so that was a little eerie, but I think his … Continue reading

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StevieslawConspTheory101: I Believe, I Do I Believe It’s True…

Psst.  Psst. You. Yes, you.  Now that the President has shown he was born in the USA, I bet you are looking for another conspiracy theory to latch onto.  I have one right here in the inside pocket of my … Continue reading

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Where Have All the Protest Singers Gone?

Where have all the protest singers gone? Lately, I seem just as likely to break into a song by Tom Paxton as I am to say something intelligible.  Perhaps it’s just me, but I miss the protest songs and the … Continue reading

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