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Living in America: Balancing The Rights and Duties of Citizenship

  Most Friday evenings I make sure I watch Shields and Brooks on the PBS News Hour. I know, my life is pathetic. I love these two guys–A Democrat and a Republican discussing the issues of the day in a respectful, intelligent fashion! Say it isn’t so. Even when they disagree, it’s done with the …

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Anthony Bourdain on Paying Taxes reblogged from Live and Learn

Nobody likes paying high taxes, but I don’t mind. Maybe that’s a luxury, but I don’t need to hire some hotshot to spend 12 hours a day figuring out how to chisel the government out of an extra few thousand dollars. If getting that extra money means a lot of phone calls and talking to […] …

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