Author Archives: pauljanson

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Writing about everything

The Right to Vote

One hundred years ago on August 18, 1920, Amendment XIX was ratified and I quote it here: The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any … Continue reading

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This Is the Way the Mall Will Die

There is a problem with the mass shootings that goes beyond the human tragedy of destroyed lives and families. Inherent in these events is the loss of any feeling of security. Our government is refusing to take any action that … Continue reading

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President Trump and the Impending Betrayal of Israel

If Mr. Trump has to choose between Israel and Russia, he will clearly choose Russia. He has never taken a serious stand against Russia. He has abandoned treaties and alliances on a whim. Europe and South Korea are only the … Continue reading

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The New York Times Op-ed Author

There is much speculation about who wrote the anonymous op-ed published in The New York Times suggesting that there is an ongoing conspiracy within the administration to prevent Mr. Trump from making huge and dangerous mistakes. That this may be … Continue reading

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Things Have Changed a Bit

First he said he was going to drain the swamp and now it turns out he is the swamp.

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The Universe and Time

The universe is a single entity. Newton showed that the same laws of physics that apply to events on Earth, apply to events in the rest of the universe. Einstein showed that matter and energy were the same thing, just … Continue reading

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Turning the US into Russia

The problems facing the United States are serious and perhaps under estimated. Our president is choosing to extend friendship to governments that do not share our values and in many cases are actively attacking us or threatening to attack us. … Continue reading

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