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What About This…? 2.28.2017

By Wayne William Cipriano Mandatory public education supported by citizen-paid taxes is the most important factor in a democratic republic – even more important than elections by secret ballot or jury trials. My argument for this position is very simple:  ...

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What About This…? 2.23.2017

By Wayne William Cipriano Sooner or later an immigrant from one of the seven, or nine, or sixty-eleven countries identified as “poten-tially terrorist supporting” localities will do something classified as a terrorist action. When that happens, not if but when, ...

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What About This…? 2.16.2017

By Wayne William Cipriano Two years ago when we watched Super Bowl XLIX (49), we figured we had seen the best.  That game had everything and it had everything in spades. Last year’s game sort of underlined the truth that ...

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What About This…? 2.9.2017

By Wayne William Cipriano During the holidays as we spent a lot more time talking to, watching and thinking about family, especially younger family, a thought appears that has happened many times before but seems to fade away as time ...

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What About This…? 2.2.2017

By Wayne William Cipriano One of my hysterically parochial farming magazines is telling me that in the next 20 or 30 or 50 years we farmers are going to have to double our output of food or the entire world ...

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What About This…? 1.26.2017

By Wayne William Cipriano Surprisingly enough, Rosalie likes my football analogy regarding the recent prattling concerning the “illegitimacy” of Donald Trump’s election to the Presidency of the United States of America. As any football fan knows well, and every football ...

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What About This…? 1.19.2017

By Wayne William Cipriano Perhaps the finest local television commercial ever made around here was broadcast three or four winters ago. It is a plug for a local station’s weather department reminding viewers of their school-closing advisory feature run during ...

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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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