The holiday season is fast approaching, a time of love, introspection, and renewal. I’ve already written about the meaning behind names, and in a brilliant new novel I just read about the Byzantine Empire, I came across a new one, PALMER. During the Middle Ages, a palmer was a person returning from the Holy Land,…

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Republicans reach new lows every day. In 2016, they changed their platform in favor of Russia, over Ukraine. In 2020, they eliminated their platform all together. For the 2022 midterms, they are against women rights, voting rights, climate science, and Federal safety nets. The GOP’s vision for America is more like that of Russia, Saudi…

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The term, “Public Enemy No. 1” was originally coined by the J. Edgar Hoover FBI in the 1930s to alert the public to particularly dangerous criminals and the need to apprehend and bring them to justice as soon as possible. Over the years that term has been applied to some really bad people, like crime…

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