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Floyd, Signs and Statues

Derek Chauvin, a police officer, killed George Floyd about a month ago. I don’t know whether a court will call that homicide a murder, or assign some other label. I do know that there was and is no apparent excuse … Continue reading

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Beyond George Floyd

A police officer killed George Floyd on May 25, 2020. Many folks, including me, think that was wrong. Some have been getting together to protest George Floyd’s death. The protests started in Minneapolis and are now international. I haven’t joined … Continue reading

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A High Standard

Three folks on a streetcar in Utrecht, Netherlands, didn’t get off. Not alive. Someone, maybe the man in that picture, killed them. He’s been caught, apparently no more bodies have been found, and that’s as much as I know so … Continue reading

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Jolo: Bombs at the Cathedral

Jolo’s Our Lady of Mount Carmel parish lost 15 of its members Sunday morning. They stopped living when a bomb shredded part of the cathedral. Maybe they survived the first blast, but not the second. Either way, they’re dead. So … Continue reading

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