Monthly Archives: February 2015

Student Debt, National Tragedy

At one time, perhaps to inspire young Americans to go to college, continuing their education and burdened with the student debt that entailed, a myth was created that the way to obtaining a higher paying job was that extra degree. … Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders and 2016

Bernie Sanders reminds us in a melancholy way what several of us thought and felt back during the days of the 2008 Presidential campaign. There was excitement in those days about Barack Obama not only for his political positions but … Continue reading

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Neurotic Man Loses His Identity

It began innocently enough when Neurotic Man sat at his computer after brewing a cup of tea. Brewing is quite easy with tea bags – no loose stuff for him. But wait!  I am in the wrong person as I … Continue reading

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The Imitation Game

Well-made films that tell a historical significant event serve a dual purpose (entertainment and knowledge) as is the case with The Imitation Game. The problem is such films rarely get the historical significance right, as is the case with The … Continue reading

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A Politician, a Political Loser

At one time being a politician and statesman* may have been one and the same but it is quite clear that our elected officials are measured by not what bills they have sponsored and nurtured through the legislative process but … Continue reading

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Pulpdiddys Permutations on Sunday

For quite some time at Pulpdiddys Permutations I have had a Sunday column in which I explain why I no longer write a regular column on Sunday and instead, except for this explanation column, take the day off. I’ve tweaked … Continue reading

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I Refuse

I refuse to look at another person and think that gender, race or religious belief is anything more then what separates any member of the same species. I refuse to believe that we need to have an economic system where … Continue reading

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Climate Change and the El Pollo Locos

Fox News, whose escape from reality is even greater than the satire printed in The Onion has a thing about Climate Change and it isn’t good. You’d think by now Fox News would get over to their objection(s) that Climate … Continue reading

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Mark Dayton for President

Good deeds come large and small and with that in mind today I am featuring Mark Dayton. The Governor of Minnesota, Mark Dayton, doesn’t have the moral kindness of Pope Francis nor the pragmatic political realism of Jose Mujica or … Continue reading

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Neurotic Man Helps Charles Almond Joy

I know I’m Neurotic Man but still, even I don’t get it. Why and how do my friends Ponce and Rodney ignore the needs of the pooch? After all, Charles Almond Joy is as human as any of us. And … Continue reading

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