Monthly Archives: September 2014

Thanks, Butch. It’s real white of you

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2014 The Weekly Screed (#692) Thanks, Butch. It’s real white of you by David Benjamin MADISON, Wis. — I’ve been a bleeding heart since second grade. That was when, as I peered between the lines of dogmatic drivel in the Baltimore Catechism, it dawned on me that Jesus was the original Christian.…
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If you don’t buy this war, we’ll kill this dog

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2014 The Weekly Screed (#691) If you don’t buy this war, we’ll kill this dog by David Benjamin “The Queen had only one way of settling all difficulties, great or small. ‘Off with his head!’ she said, without even looking round.” — Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland MADISON, Wis. — With…
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The next Bill of Rights: A few suggestions

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2014 The Weekly Screed (#690) The next Bill of Rights: A few suggestions by David Benjamin PARIS — One of the charms of a few weeks among our French friends is hearing them bellyache about the government. Not ours. Theirs! They gripe about weak leadership, legislative gridlock, a chaotic and divisive party…
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