Tag: OPB

  • This Flayed Land of Ours

    This Flayed Land of Ours

    I made my first solo journey in nearly a year. I loaded up the car with items I did not pack for previous trips - Lysol wipes, masks, gloves, pillow, sleeping bag, towel. Even though I had booked a very fine cottage with all sorts[..]
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  • Hard to Say for Sure

    Hard to Say for Sure

    It's hard to know who to believe. I mean unless you were there, boots-on-the-ground, how can any of us know whose account of the shooting death of LaVoy Finicum to trust? And even if you are there boots-on-the ground, the accounts of Finicum's death still[..]
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  • On the Altar of War

    On the Altar of War

    Mr. & Ms. Politician: I heard you on the radio the other day. Public Broadcast, my favorite station. I listen to it every morning. Lately, though, I've taken to turning it off. Or not even turning it on. I don't like starting my day angry[..]
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  • President Johnson’s Moron Corps

    President Johnson’s Moron Corps

        All this talk of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s War on Poverty has got me remembering Johnson’s real legacy – the Vietnam War. It’s so funny how the lack of institutional knowledge can warp the future. I heard folkstalking on NPR about how much Johnson[..]
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