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Nov. 17, 2022

11: Time To Twexit

On Nov 1st, I created an account on Mastodon.ie. I’d been triggered by a news story. What was that story? Two days before, Elon M…

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Sept. 20, 2022

10: Cruelty Is Not Cool

Thoughts on Governor Ron De Santis of Florida, how he shipped migrants to Martha's Vineyard, and the long-troubled, painful relat…

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Sept. 2, 2022

9: The Problem With Primaries

Primary elections frequently result in highly partisan general election candidates. I think Alaska has figured out a better way t…

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Aug. 26, 2022

8: Ranked Choice Voting

How can somebody with only 26% of the vote win an election? That happened this week in the New York Democratic Primary for the 10…

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July 15, 2022

7: The Republican Coalition - Financiers and Foot Soldiers

All American political parties are made up of coalitions, or voting blocks, that are cobbled together to support either the Repub…

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July 5, 2022

6: The Senate Filibuster - Jul 5, 2022

Why the Senate Filibuster needs to be eliminated. Why it's invoked more frequently by the Republican Party - the party of Non Gov…

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June 23, 2022

5: A Brief History of the Republican Party

How did the Republican Party become what it is today? Here's a quick sketch of its long, strange and troubling journey

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June 16, 2022

4: Dead Cattle, Stranded Assets and Guts

Lets talk about the real crisis faced by American and Western Democracy

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June 9, 2022

3: The House January 6th Insurrection Hearings

On Thursday evening June 9th, the US House of Representatives will hold the first of six hearings on last years January 6th insur…

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June 3, 2022

2: Radical Centrism and Two-Thirds Politics - 2 Jun 2022

I wanted to talk about how Americans need to reorient toward radical centrism and practice two-thirds politics meaning the need t…

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May 25, 2022

1: America and Guns - 25 May 2022

Some thoughts on yesterday's violence in Uvalde and Texas and why America struggles in regulating the distribution of guns

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May 18, 2022

0: Preview

Introducing Nutty in NYC. A podcast with a Midlantic view

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