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March 24, 2017

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Anything that helps us laugh through what will be four long years is helpful. Thanks, Mort!

I take (slight) issue with the comment on ideologues who kill innocents on bridges. Yes, that is appalling. At the same time, from thousands of feet in the air, our non-totalitarian government drops bombs that kill many times more innocents (perhaps hundreds times more). We can justify it by the end goal, by saying our society is better, more just, and so on, and we can justify it by saying we have a democracy and we care about human rights and we always apologize for such mistakes and try to set things right through compensation. But those claims and justifications seem to be getting much weaker recently and especially so when the current administration praises imperialism as a goal and torture as a method. Thanks again for your post! -- Jonathan

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