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Monthly Archives: December 2015

Money and Democratic Will Could Easily Solve Our Gun Problem

December 4, 2015, 1:07 pm

There are two kinds of problems: those that can’t be solved by money, and those that can. The former group includes relationship strife, family drama, many kinds of diseases (like cancer), and the work involved with obtaining a library-level education. The latter kind includes reducing mass shootings in America. And after San Bernardino and a 2015 that averaged more than one mass shooting a day, it’s time for Democrats to face up to that. We’re hearing the same old platitudes, […]

Trial and Terror: Just a Trip to the Doctor’s Office

December 2, 2015, 2:03 pm

Yesterday Dar and I went to the pediatrician for his annual visit. He recently turned 6. We arrive early, for once. Dar and I sit in the parking lot for a while, until he starts fiddling with his car door, slightly opening it. Oops, I forgot to do the child lock. One day, that’s going to cause something a lot worse than a slight inconvenience. So I think, okay, we better go in there. Despite what will happen. While I’m […]