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The Message in the Marathon

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  We need to get these men under control.   “People shouldn’t jump to conclusions before we have all the facts,” President Obama has said. And there is someone, somewhere, who knows what those facts are.

The Magical Same Vs. the Magical Other

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  “Are you sure you really want to do this?” There it was, lying on the “giveaway table” at the gym. A book on the “magical Other” just as the Supreme Court was about to take up the issue of gay marriage. Guidance for my next post.

The Transgender Thing

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  Has there always been a substantial, legitimate desire for sex change within humanity? Perhaps because it is so popular with retirees, Arizona seems to have become a last-stand state on issues associated with rapid cultural change. The focus on a transgender issue is the latest. 

The “FYI App”

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  Let’s take democracy back to the people. None of these members of Congress care what I think, I suddenly realized. And you’re probably in the same boat.

NRA Responds

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The stench of self-induced fear fills the air.  I have to hand it to the NRA. I did get a letter back yesterday.

Hunters Forever!

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 After all, one would expect the feminine to play a major role in trying to create a safer world for children. So many beloved traditions are coming to an end in this country, and a new one may be pheasant hunting. However, this could be a catalyst for change for the better.

Write Your Congressman

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US mail will have a much greater impact. I’ve been getting inquiries about how you write members of Congress, and I’m providing a link below. My letters are in the mail, and I’ll also share what I wrote.

It’s Time

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 “My world is being destroyed.” This is it. I’ve had enough. As I drove around a snowy Santa Fe today, I kept feeling chilled, not because I was cold but because I had already seen the news about the slaughter of the 20 elementary school children in Connecticut. This is not the post I intended… Read more »

The Nadir, Hopefully

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Unless something changes quickly, the whistle of the descending whip is coming. It’s over, and I hope this presidential election will prove to be the nadir of that process in my lifetime.

Archetype Shift

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The loss of illusions can be a real strength. On November 2, I attended another meeting of the C.G. Jung Institute to hear three panelists discuss the election in terms of Jungian psychology. It was as though the candidates and the nation all three were being analyzed on Carl Jung’s couch.