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Ten Years Ago Today…

…I was awakened by a phone call from my cousin Jessica, who was due to fly to Vermont from Illinois later that day. She said “well we’re obviously not coming today.” I said “what? Why?” She said “turn on your TV.” I watched the towers fall and then I got a call from my friend [...]

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Defending the President (from my liberal friends)

It’s the end of my 42nd birthday and I’ve spent today relaxing. I’ve played video games, been taken out for a meal and for drinks, had dinner made for me by my wife, had presents given to me, and been utterly overwhelmed by facebook friends wishing me well on my special day. I took the [...]

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