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Trump Versus Hillary

When Sophia got to work Liam was already at his desk. He was staring at his computer screen, shaking his head in dismay. “Good morning,” said Sophia. “Yep,” mumbled Liam. Sophia stopped and looked over Liam’s shoulder. “What’re you watching?” … Continue reading

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How to Make the World Burn

Ira and Lynn sipped water as they took a break from their workouts. “I’ve decided to run for politics,” said Ira. The news startled Lynn. “I didn’t peg you as a civil servant.” “I’m not really. You know when you … Continue reading

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The Modern Day PT Barnum

Cutler shuffled the deck of cards, then handed it to Boone. “Take a card, memorize it, then put it back in the deck,” said Cutler. Boone followed Cutler’s instructions, then handed back the deck. “I figured out who Donald Trump … Continue reading

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The Big Three

Carter swallowed a mouthful of his mom’s tuna casserole, set his fork down beside his plate and declared, “Mom, dad. I’ve decided to become a politician.” Carter’s mom burst into tears. “I raised you better than that.” His dad remained … Continue reading

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When A Hipster Has A Midlife Crisis

Colby picked up his grandé half-caf soy latté with triple stevia sweetener from the barista and joined his Thursday evening poetry slam group at the familiar gas hearth fireplace and leather festooned lounge of the Urban Village Bean Café. Rider … Continue reading

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Conscientious Objectors and Carburetors

“Thanks for giving me a hand with my car,” said Carlos as he handed André a hammer. “Don’t mention it,” said André between whacks. “Oops. I can fix that. I don’t mind. I’m getting tired of TV anyway. Did you … Continue reading

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Objectionable Conscience

“Thanks for giving me a hand with my car,” said Carlos as he handed André a hammer. “Don’t mention it,” said André between whacks. “Oops. I can fix that. I don’t mind. I’m getting tired of TV anyway. Did you … Continue reading

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