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Whitman, Democracy’s Bard

Walt Whitman popped into my thoughts unannounced yesterday as I was listening to a nasty political discussion on NPR. Honestly, it’s hard to avoid the contentious, angry political noise in the air these days that’s camouflaged as debate and dialogue. People … Continue reading

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“I Hear America Singing” – Walt Whitman

[Actually what I’m hearing right now is America ka-powing, bombing! The good ole boys around here love their fireworks and beer. It’s a little like Beruit under siege. Hope the horses don’t run through the fences. Six dogs in my … Continue reading

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