Category Archives: The Radical Moderate

Congress Shall Make No Law.

So I was going to ignore “politics” for awhile. Unfortunately, Freedom of Speech has become a hot social issue… I know, right? This is America, and we’ve got this little sentence in our founding legal contract. Congress shall make no … Continue reading

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Imagine. Please.

So this is it. The end of another year. And I’ve got to admit, I can’t remember one when we have been more divided as a community (I’m speaking of my American readers here). The 2016 Election was the most … Continue reading

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The Radical Moderate 6: Chill, Everyone.

I went to sleep last night with the election undecided. I woke up this morning to learn that Donald Trump had won. I also woke up to find half the country losing its mind. I did not vote for Trump. … Continue reading

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The Radical Moderate 5: “Choose! Choose the form of the Destructor!”

“Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard.”  (H. L. Mencken) I promised myself I was going to let this election season go by without putting my political … Continue reading

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Fake Hate.

“The whole world is festering with unhappy souls. The French hate the Germans, the Germans hate the Poles. Italians hate Yugoslavs, South Africans hate the Dutch, and I don’t like anybody very much!” (The Merry Minuet, by The Kingston Trio) … Continue reading

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The Radical Moderate 3: “The Worst Form of Government.”

I did not expect to be writing another Radical Moderate post for awhile, but with the presidential primaries coming up quickly, I thought I’d better get my two cents in. No, I’m not going to tell you who to vote … Continue reading

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The Radical Moderate 2: Fear and Loathing

Oscar Wilde once said “Everything in moderation, including moderation!” He also said, “The world was my oyster, but I used the wrong fork.” Oscar Wilde was very good at puncturing over-inflated rhetoric with a few well-chosen words, and I like … Continue reading

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The Radical Moderate 1

It is possible to eat moderately. It is possible to express yourself moderately. It is not possible to believe moderately. M.G.Harmon Yes I just quoted myself, but sometimes I’m worth quoting. This post is a bit of a departure for … Continue reading

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