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What About This…? 1.12.2017

By Wayne William Cipriano So much fuss about the Electoral college, just like after every presidential election.  Why don’t we scrap it?  Why not go with a purely popular vote to elect a president? Occum’s Razor tells us the reason ...

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What About This…? 1.5.2017

By Wayne William Cipriano We’ve all heard about Fake News and the related topic of whether Fake News had a significant effect on the latest Presidential Election.  There are certainly a lot of Fake News stories, at least what I ...

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What About This…? 12.22.2016

By Wayne William Cipriano What is the most important skill we teach our young in school? That’s right, it’s reading.  If you can read, you can probably find directions written somewhere telling you how to do just about anything. We ...

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What About This…? 12.15.2016

By Wayne William Cipriano Well, the Hammer of Winter certainly fell on the Spring/Summer of Autumn, didn’t it? We have to be grateful for all the extra time we got for our activities that October and November usually deny us. ...

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What About This…? 12.8.2016

By Wayne William Cipriano As far as money is concerned, we must hold our elected officials in low repute as so many rules, regulations, and laws have been adopted to prevent them from enriching them-selves while “serving” the public. One ...

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What About This…? 12.1.2016

By Wayne William Cipriano Our Thanksgiving turned out to be a bit more exciting than we had planned.  Old Tom and all the fixin’s, and the magnificent decorations and spectacular table setting with center-piece have never been previously equaled.  The ...

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What About This…? 11.24.2016

By Wayne William Cipriano Well, if you plan to take anyone’s advice to place a political bet you want to avoid mine!  I was so sure that Clinton would win big, really big, and that Trump would not merely be ...

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What About This…? 11.17.2016

By Wayne William Cipriano What do you think about early voting?  What is “early voting” anyway? In Missouri we do not have early voting. If we cannot get to the polls on Election Day, and we can come up with ...

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What About This…? 11.10.2016

By Wayne William Cipriano As I was looking over the Douglas County Herald to see if the Mayor and the city council had followed my suggestions for renaming some of the city’s streets, I saw a piece soliciting bids for ...

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What About This…? 11.3.2016

By Wayne William Cipriano Pretty much everyone dislikes change.  Even when those changes don’t directly affect me, they may sprout other changes that will, and I might not, probably won’t like whatever will be forthcoming. My Dad frequently intoned one ...

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