Monthly Archives: April 2016

Election Tidbits

Regarding the Democratic Party nomination for President there are some election tidbits the media seems quite comfortable with ignoring or reporting factually incorrect.   Election Tidbits #1 – The nomination has been reported over for some time now though almost … 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 use this explanation column and take the day off.  I’ve tweaked … Continue reading

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Dignity

We get a little confused about Democracy and the melting pot idea and dignity and communities working together when it comes how we view ourselves in America, how the rest of the world views us, and what we expect from … Continue reading

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Free Speech

It was an exciting time when I moved to San Francisco.  I started State but spent much of my time wandering around the City.  One of the things I remember is the remnants of the Free Speech movement on campus.  … Continue reading

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Neurotic Man Doesn’t Visit the Pope

I read the other day that Bernie Sanders is visiting the Pope.  There’s some disagreement as to whether Bernie was invited or whether he invited himself.  I guess it doesn’t really matter since he’s going.  So what if the Pope … Continue reading

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Et Tu Elizabeth Warren

It’s a shame, really.  Elizabeth Warren is the person that so many of us wanted as the first female President.  A model for future generations – smart, caring, and certainly not on the take.  If Elizabeth Warren had run for … Continue reading

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No Lawyer No Cry

I first became aware of the problem during the Reagan years.  The President, realizing he couldn’t end programs he disliked because of a Congress willing to engage him.  It was a situation the President couldn’t win and he couldn’t sway … Continue reading

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It’s Sunday

It’s Sunday and it’s my day off.  At one time it wasn’t – I would write this column seven days a week.  But I found like so many other things in life, pacing myself was important.  I told myself that … Continue reading

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Professional Class Working Class

About 25 years ago, the Democratic Party thrilled with Bill Clinton’s victory, was still reeling from the effects of the disastrous liberal Presidential runs of McGovern, Dukakis and Carter (second term) and set its eyes on redefining itself as the … Continue reading

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Economic Engine

As we are still working on how to fund our society in the present and how to fund ourselves in the future it is important to look at that what fuels our society overall, our economic engine.  There have been … Continue reading

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