Category Archives: Politics

The Netherlands Welcomes Trump in His Own Words

This video is a brilliant example of satire: across cultures, across linguistic divides, and across political ideologies. I’m seriously impressed with the way the comedy was executed in a way that makes sense to both Dutch audiences and American audiences. The … Continue reading

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World Names

Our family loves the Olympics (we even created themed snacks to mark the occasion!). They’re such an interesting study in cultural dynamics. For example, this year’s Opening Ceremonies, in particular, reminded me of a strange quirk of international protocol: Naming … Continue reading

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Why I’m voting for John Kasich on Tuesday

I will most likely vote third-party in November’s general election — as I have in each of the last three Presidential elections — but with this Tuesday’s Ohio Primary, I’ve given careful consideration to my vote and decided that I … Continue reading

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The Place Where Ohio’s Glory is Laid to Rest

There was a time when Ohio was the living, beating heart of American society. Perhaps even the center of all Western Civilization. Ohio men commanded the Union forces that wrought a hard-fought conclusion to the American Civil War: General Grant, … Continue reading

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