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>Still Hugging Ruts

> It’s hard to break old habits. George W. Bush was a great leader…when it came to division. Not exactly something to be proud of. Now the Republicans seem to be in a deep rut created by the habit of … Continue reading

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>Words and Gardening

> Looking graphically at words in history presents a new perspective on words. Above are four speeches shown as “Wordles.” The larger words are the most used words in these speeches. These speeches are represented: Abraham Lincoln’s second inaugural address, … Continue reading

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