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Has Fahrenheit 451 Come To America To Stay?

By Joshua Calkins Treworgy (author of Motor City Shambler--Bob the Zombie Book 1)   Has Fahrenheit 451—Ray Bradbury’s 1953 novel about book burnings--come to America to stay?  Is America being hobbled by censorship?  Is that censorship coming from both sides of...

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Get Curious, Oh Artist!

An essay by Joshua T. Calkins-Treworgy Author of “A Hunter and His Prey”     One of my favorite quotes of all time comes from author and political hopeful Marianne Williamson: “I think the happiest people are the ones who follow ‘I don’t know’ with ‘Let’s...

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Was the Texas School Shooter Delusional?

Attention is the oxygen of the human soul.  A few of us who cannot gain attention by doing good will seek it by doing evil.   At 11:30 am on Tuesday, May 24th, 18-year-old Salvador Ramos, who did not have a driver’s license, crashed his grandparents’ four-door silver...

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The Cushioned Killer – Fentanyl

On Wednesday May 11th, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that deaths from drug overdoses had reached an all-time high, almost 108,000 in the past twelve months.    That’s massive.  It’s the equivalent of all the annual deaths from auto...

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Will the New COVID Kill You?

A new Kaiser Family Foundation poll shows that half of us Americans think the days of COVID waves are over.  Only a third of us think we face a new wave of infections.   Which group is right?    Is COVID over? Or are we in a new wave? You decide.    NBC news announced...

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Criminals on the Supreme Court

A crime is taking place before our very eyes.  Three Supreme Court justices have committed perjury.  All three tried to give the impression in their Senate confirmation hearings that if elevated to the highest bench in the land, they would not overturn Roe v. Wade. ...

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How to End-Run Russian Gas

Russia has just cut off natural gas supplies to Poland and Bulgaria, a potential death blow to these nations’ economies.  And Russia could easily do the same to Germany, the engine of the economy of Europe.   Meanwhile, the IPCC has issued a report warning that we are...

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COVID Gets Creative

On Monday, April 18th, a judge struck down the federal mandate requiring masks for travel.  But five days earlier, the New York Times had come out with a report that made public travel sound suicidal and mask-wearing sound like a necessity. New York State, where I...

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Russian TV Goes Nuclear

The fear of nuclear war has been in the air ever since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on March 24th.  How real is the nuclear possibility?   If there  is a decision to start an all-out nuclear war, that decision will take place in the mind of one man and one man only,...

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