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Face to Face

It was hard for me to leave you, but I needed to find myself again.

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The games people play

As I’ve stated before, my modest annual allotment of sports enthusiasm is given over entirely and without hesitation to University of Louisville Men’s Cardinal Basketball, for who

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V is for Vermin

Lately I’ve found that the distance between us and our British cousins across the pond has made the task of visualizing the filthy dalliances between autocratic states and corporate mass medi

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Postcards from the ledge

I’m sitting in the kitchenette of a Great Northern Railroad caboose-car-come-hotel room in Essex, Mont.

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Check ignition and may God’s love be with you …

I am moved by a sense of nationalistic pride about as often as I am moved to trumpet the benefits and great promises of consumer capitalism.

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Some of these things are not like the others

Don’t be fooled by the smell of sticky buns. You are under attack.

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Biggest loser

My life is what occurs in the brief interludes when I’m not looking for things I’ve misplaced, or lost completely.

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At home and away

I’ve got a home.

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I wanted to believe

In my time at the helm of Raised Relief, I’ve demonstrated a commitment to intellectual and ideological consistency about as often as I’ve demonstrated a commitment to wearing matching

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Song of the South (Home Hurts)

I’m standing my ground this year.