Daily Archives: 16 October 2020

To Cast A Free Ballot, 1977

Lots of proposed rules on voter registration. Things like identification. Signatures. Maybe these are not bad things. But if they involve any cost to a citizen, any direct cost at all, they are un-American. It wasn’t just a 1977 USPS … Continue reading

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Fratelli Tutti 13: Forgetting History? Perhaps Not

Sections 13 and 14 of Fratelli Tutti are titled, “The end of historical consciousness.” Have human beings ever had a colnsciousness of history? If so, it’s partial and something recent in history. I’m not sure I totally agree with Pope … Continue reading

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Call Some New Holidays

The annual hang-wringing over Christopher Columbus now mostly completed, my thinking is that we need a few new federal holidays right now. Not as replacements, but as additions. Other countries get nice things like more vacation than US Americans.¬†We already … Continue reading

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