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Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety

— Benjamin Franklin

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it

— Aristotle

My (Quasi) Triumphant Return

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Just in case you have missed the smooth and dulcet tones of my tenor (which is highly doubtful considering I haven't been on the radio since the early 90's or worked in a real club since the mid 00's) the idiots over at Radio Free Indy have decided to give me a weekly live show. ...

An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools.

— Ernest Hemingway

Beware the Ignorati

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News came out yesterday that sales of Rolling Stone magazine doubled with their recent controversial cover featuring accused Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.  These normally mundane circulation numbers masquerading as news served to provide further kindling to the debate that continues to rage concerning the appropriateness of the cover. Online comments pontificating on how the only ...

Rant: What Do You Want? A Medal?

Unless you've been living under a rock you've heard the big news from the sporting world, news that originated right here in Indiana. Last night Bloomington South defeated Arlington High School 107-2 in girls basketball 'action'. Predictably for this day and age people have taken to social media to express their outrage and shock that such ...

AED anecdote

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A young woman still in high school would seem to be the least likely of candidates to suffer from cardiac arrest and require the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) in order to save her life. However, for 17 year old Claire Crawford of Loganville, GA, that was exactly what happened. Claire had been participating ...

MOving On

MOving On. No, not from the election. From October to November. It's been a couple of weeks since I posted. I know I was going to post daily updates on my Beards for Breast Cancer progress, but I've been busy at work with preparations for the election. The work involved with special projects on very defined deadlines, like elections, always ...

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