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A Soft Landing: Conundrum of the States

This is the fourth in the series, A Soft Landing, which explores how we might achieve a more just, equitable society without violent revolution. The Achilles’ heel of our present government is the idiosyncratic status of our fifty States. They … Continue reading

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A Soft Landing: Federal, State, and Local

This is the third in the series, A Soft Landing, which explores how we might achieve a more just, equitable society without violent revolution. Red. Yellow. Blue. With only three buckets of paint, we can create every color. Mix them … Continue reading

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Pedaling Principles Chapter Eighteen – Positive Approach Yields Positive Results

Guiding principles as a methodology to solve problems and maximize outcomes is a powerful tool.  It begins by finding the commonalties among diverse groups in any situation.  They are usually stronger than we anticipate.  It states in broad terms what … Continue reading

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Plain, Honest Men

As our country sputters, sometimes aimlessly, sometimes recklessly, I find myself reading more of our history, as if morsels from a noble past can nourish me through our present morass.  I recently finished Plain, Honest Men – The Making of … Continue reading

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Pedaling Principles – Chapter 3 – Guiding Prinicples for Our Nation

As I cycled east and the guiding principles of my journey fell into place, I became more and more aware of the landscape that flowed beyond me and my Surly. Are there comparable principles to describe this immense plain and … Continue reading

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