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Do Unto Others …

____________________________________________ RECOMMENDED READING (and source): Garrison Keillor: Blind man in a hotel room (Washington Post) Kindness and blindness in one day. https://www.washingtonpost.com/people/garrison-keillor/?utm_term=.dc9ff01421db

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Recommended Reading: Trump, Tax Reform, and More

RECOMMENDED READING: Jonathan Chait: As Voodoo Economics Collapses in Kansas, Trump Takes It National (New York Magazine) Now the machinery of government is in the hands of people determined to replicate a policy so unmistakably erroneous that the majority of … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading: Trump

Paul Krugman: Trump’s Energy, Low and Dirty (NY Times Column) Risking the planet to keep a lie alive. Elisabeth Rosenthal: We All Have Pre-existing Conditions (NY Times) Renée Martin was thrown into an unaffordable high-risk pool because of an abnormal Pap … Continue reading

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RECOMMENDED READING — Paul Krugman: Republicans Party Like It’s 1984 (NYTimes)

RECOMMENDED READING Paul Krugman: Republicans Party Like It’s 1984 (NYTimes) Making policy by lying about everything. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/08/opinion/republicans-party-like-its-1984.html?rref=collection%2Fcolumn%2Fpaul-krugman&action=click&contentCollection=opinion&region=stream&module=stream_unit&version=latest&contentPlacement=1&pgtype=collection

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Recommended Reading: Marc Dion

Marc Dion: Get Out Of The Republican Party! (Creators Syndicate) As Trump Administration Misspokesperson Sean Spicer just proved, Republicans remain unconvinced about the evil nature of Adolf Hitler. They’re not too sure slavery was that bad a deal, either. https://www.creators.com/read/marc-dion/04/17/get-out-of-the-republican-partyContinue reading

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Recommended Reading — Mike Moffat: Lawmaker: Miscarrying women must carry dead fetuses to term (SF Gate)

  RECOMMENDED READING: Mike Moffat: Lawmaker: Miscarrying women must carry dead fetuses to term (SF Gate) Iowa state representative Shannon Lundgren is under fire after saying women who miscarry after 20 weeks of pregnancy should be forced to carry their … Continue reading

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Neil Gaiman: “We have an obligation to tell our politicians what we want, to vote against politicians of whatever party who do not understand the value of reading in creating worthwhile citizens, who do not want to act to preserve and protect knowledge and encourage literacy.”

Source and Recommended Reading Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming (Guardian) A lecture explaining why using our imaginations, and providing for others to use theirs, is an obligation for all citizens. https://www.theguardian.com/books/2013/oct/15/neil-gaiman-future-libraries-reading-daydreaming

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