Monthly Archives: December 2014

The Soviet Union and Lincoln County USA–Comments

Got your Lincoln County memoir a couple of days ago.  I’m on page 104 and can’t put it down.  Fascinating! Lots of colorful and (mostly) lovable characters filled your life – folks with quiet courage and integrity. Also like the … Continue reading

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NATURE’S NEMESIS by Perry Mann

NATURE’S NEMESIS Who could not note and calculate that digging up natural resources, cutting down resources, sucking up the soil’s richness, polluting the waters and the air, creating things, hawking them with hype and hokum, using and exhausting and then … Continue reading

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The ChristX War

  Happy Holidays( in keeping with the Fox war on ChristX) and Merry Christmas and Happy a few days after the winter solstice when the shepherds noticed that the nights were getting shorter and went out and got drunk in … Continue reading

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CHENEY HAS MINIMAL MORAL MATURATION by Perry Mann

In The Week magazine Andrew Sullivan wrote about Dick Cheney: “The man is a sociopath.” I said as much a few years ago. [written when Cheney was vice-president] CHENEY HAS MINIMAL MORAL MATURATION ‘The personality that springs to mind is … Continue reading

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Ranking Capitals by Perry Mann

RANKING CAPITALS I owe the inspiration and a good deal of the material of this article to Donella Meadows[1], adjunct professor at Dartmouth College and a columnist whose work appears regularly in the Charleston Gazette and is just as regularly … Continue reading

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REFLECTIONS ON THE HOW TO HAPPINESS by Perry Mann

REFLECTIONS ON THE HOW TO HAPPINESS A perennial piece of journalism is how the current generation is making out in its quest for happiness, the pursuit of which the Constitution guarantees but not the capture thereof. The latest I have … Continue reading

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THE RETURN OF THE SUN by Perry Mann

THE RETURN OF THE SUN Whatever made the universe knew its geometry. It knew that if it tilted the earth’s axis 23.5 degrees from the perpendicular of the plane of the earth’s orbit around the sun, there would be seasons … Continue reading

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