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Save the Swamp

In the evening, after the day's heat has broken, I like to sit outside with a glass of wine and look up. The pale

Out in the West Texas Town of El Paso

Out in the West Texas town of El Paso I fell in love with a Mexican girl ... That old Marty Robbins ballad fills

Dear Brucey ...

I'm going to give you a look into my world, or at least a tiny, troubling slice of it: the weekly emails I get

The Wall

A report released this week by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency revealed that in the two-and-a-half years since President Donald Trump came

Public Money, Private Schools

In May — with help from legally questionable arm-twisting by disgraced and soon-to-be-deposed House Speaker (and general all-around sleazebag) Glen Casada — the Tennessee

“Ignorance is Strength”

The temperature in Fairbanks, Alaska, hit 90 degrees this week, an all-time record. Sea ice levels have shrunk to historic lows in Antarctica, Greenland,

Lies and Damned Lies

There was a popular meme flying around Facebook this week. It was a picture of Mark Twain, accompanied by this sentence: "No amount of

Escape to the Natural State

It's late afternoon when we pull into Ponca, Arkansas (Pop. 9). We've been winding north along Highway 21 through the Ozark National Forest for

Hang Up and Drive

Beginning July 1st, it will be illegal for Tennessee residents to have a phone in their hands while driving. Tennessee joins every other state

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Scott Banbury: FUNKbrs, in the context of Bruce's article--which is all about the Tump/American Legislative Exchange Council assault on our nation's environmental »

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FUNKbrs: Strickland is our own tiny Trump, hucking off our Greensward for a few measly parking spaces.

Worse, somehow »

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Scott Banbury: Bruce. I cried a little as I read this, to the chorus of cicada and and intermittent hoots of horny »

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Fitz Dearmore: Why look so far off? Go for a walk on the Greensward, before it too is gone »

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