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Heartlander of the Week: It’s a Grand Old Flag

This week’s Heartlander is the United States Congress for allowing “key” parts of the Patriot Act to expire. Score one for the Fourth Amendment; or make that two. Annddd . . . Lone Wolves are breathing safer and sleeping sounder.  … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Merry F-in Christmas

Years ago, a friend of mine went to one of those open gift exchanges where everyone brings a generic gift and then everyone gets to pick a gift unwrap it and then either they keep it or they can swap … Continue reading

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Gluten-free Monday: Group Meals

One of the toughest issues I’ve encountered with gluten-intolerance is what to do when faced with a cafeteria or group meal situation. In a sense, I guess I am lucky to have realized my gluten-intolerance later in life, as sometimes … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: School Is In

To the founders of the modern University—scattered as they were across continents, time and cultures. A lot of people would likely say that the United States has never really had a reputation for having a thinking culture.  We’re known around … Continue reading

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People in Glass Houses

And Snark Week continues . . . . So, WaPo did a 50 state survey last week.  Turns out one of the top search for my little homestate is, “Why is Wisconsin so ____” is “stupid”. Of the 50 states, … Continue reading

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Where the Sympathy Lies . . .

And so we begin Snark Week.  In honor of Shark Week, I will really say what I think.  Really. So, big news this past week:  More and more Social Security recipients are receiving reduced payments because the government is garnishing … Continue reading

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Analysis Paralysis

When people ask me what I want to do, my reaction always starts with a tight, little smile and a glance away.  Because I know exactly what I want to do.  A job that doesn’t exist any more. I trained … Continue reading

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