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What About This…? 9.15.2016

By Wayne William Cipriano I watched in hypnotic disbelief as that tracked robotic vehicle was maneuvered into that building carrying a bomb that was purposely detonated to effect the end of a standoff between the police and an armed individual ...

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What About This…? 9.1.2016

By Wayne William Cipriano Are they nuts? One hundred sixty-eight school days now instead of the 171 we had? Do they think our students are too smart?  Too well-versed in the multifaceted worlds of education? Worried their overly-educated heads will ...

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What About This…? 8.25.2016

By Wayne William Cipriano When was the last time you watched a hummingbird in action? It’s an indication of the go-go lifestyle we lead around here that I can ask such a question and compare your response to ours. Our ...

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What About This…? 8.18.2016

By Wayne William Cipriano PLEASE READ ALL OF THIS. Some time ago I passed on an idea that Rosalie had that would almost certainly protect any of us from ever leaving a child in the back seat of a hot ...

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What About This…? 8.10.2016

By Wayne William Cipriano One of the many (many, many) problems you encounter when you have frequent political discussions with someone who has almost perfect recall (such as my Cousin Billy) is that promises or predictions you made in the ...

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What About This…? 8.4.2016

By Wayne William Cipriano Does it mean anything that when the heat of the Primary Elections for the two major parties finally came to an end, the heat of the season began?  Must be climatic coincidence or perhaps an expression ...

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What About This…? 7.28.2016

By Wayne William Cipriano I don’t like camping.  I mean real camping out in the boonies, in a tent, for some time.  I’ve done my share.  Motorcy­cle camping trips for thou­sands of miles (no motels), and lots of just plain ...

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What About This…? 7.21.2016

By Wayne William Cipriano I’d like to make a case for voting the entire ticket of a political party, and not choosing the “best” person for each individual office. I’m suggesting this because on the big issues – freedom, justice, ...

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What About This…? 7.7.2016

By Wayne William Cipriano I heard a well-known Sunday news show host comment on how parochial our legislators have become.  “This is the inescapable result of so much redistricting [which assures that by carefully drawing district borders to include majorities ...

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What About This…? 6.30.2016

By Wayne William Cipriano The other day I heard that in all of 2015 there were only 12 (yes, twelve) re­ported cases of polio in the entire world; all, I think, in Pakistan and India. With such a relatively small ...

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