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The Rabbit Hole: Politics & Prose

Feb 26, 2021

"Each night, when I go to sleep, I die. And the next morning, when I wake up, I am reborn," so said Mahatma Gandhi. It is the body's repair system, nature's best shot at immortality, and the panacea of the tormented. Yet sleep is even more than this. The slumbering hours have been one of the driving forces of history...


Feb 9, 2021

As we cast our eyes over world politics, and more specifically, the Washington D.C. Swamp, the public could be forgiven for thinking that elected politicos have the power of kings. Not only do we see ruling by decree becoming the order of the day, but also, power and privilege have become birthrights for the unworthy...


Jan 29, 2021

We are in the midst of a 21st century Prohibition Era. The target is not booze, but rather the very things that make life worth living: dining, socializing, family, sports, friends, and even a decent cup of coffee. The response to the coronavirus pandemic is to shut us away in the same manner as zealous lawmakers once...


Jan 13, 2021

Fear is a powerful force; it can control our very basic responses with fight or flight; it can control families; it can even sway a continent's nature when properly applied. We often hear of how fear lurks in the heart of man, but it is also something that can be writ large in one's countenance.

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