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Links to articles I’m reading and other websites of interest can be found here under the title “What I’m Reading.”  Guest postings and miscellaneous thoughts are also here. If you have something to contribute, send your email to dhj@thinkinthemorning.com. By sending your work you agree to post it onto the site. I cannot guarantee it will be posted or that I will respond to all emails. If I do post it, you will receive credit.

It’s All About The Corn

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and more information]   sin maíz no hay país—without corn, there is no country Americans love Mexican food. We consume nachos, tacos, burritos, tortas, enchiladas, tamales and anything resembling Mexican in enormous quantities. We...

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Final Trompudo Napkin Art

  This is our fourth and final post of "Trompudo Napkin Art," a whimsical project by TITM to make connections between the Sea Gull Cellar Bar Napkin Art produced in the 70s and 80s and the current mad-king president.  TITM is working on a Gallery of Napkin Art....

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Trompudo Napkin Art – 3

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and information] This is our third post in our Trompudo Napkin Art series.  Past posts can be found HERE and HERE         Trompudo has girl trouble.   Trompudo told Iran it risked consequences "the like of which few throughout...

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The Art of the Lie

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and information]   Repeat a lie often enough and it becomes the truth.   Joseph Goebbels   It’s called the “illusion of truth” and it is a powerful tool for authoritarian leaders, advertisers, and all types of propagandists....

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Napkin Art Channels Drupi’s Vado Via

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and information]   An ongoing project for Think in the Morning is going through our digital collection of napkin art from the 70s and 80s and formatting the napkins for use on our site.  [Search our site for "napkin art" or "poetry"...

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Trompudo Napkin Art – 2

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and information]   This is our second post in our Trompudo Napkin Art series ...   I suppose insulting the Queen made you feel like a man. Wearing a crown requires sacrifices beyond your ability Sir Donald.  (I'm not sure if the...

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Trompudo Napkin Art – 1

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and more information]   Why do I call our President Trompudo?  Trompudo is a Spanish slang word implying a man with thick lips, blubber lips, grouchy, snobbish, piggish, a man who lies or tells tall tales (think Pinocchio), angry,...

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Political Antinomians

Snopes.com   [Click on BLUE links for articles, sources, and more information]   “There is only one heresy and that is Antinomianism.”  John “Rabbi” Duncan   In Christian theology, an antinomian is a person who believes the moral law is of no use or obligation because...

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Coincidence Or Business As Usual

[Click on BLUE links for sources and more information]     They’re back in the news again.  All three.  At the same time.  Oliver North soon “to be the NRA’s new president”, Iran, Donald Trump Says U.S. Will No Longer Abide by Nuclear Agreement, and Daniel Ortega, a A...

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The Eyes Have It

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and more information]   At the library, Sandman eased himself into a chair, booted up one of the computers and showed him how to access the files of individuals the Securities and Exchange Commission kept on its website as a public...

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Addicted to Trompudo

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and more information]   Many families have a relative they look up to, a personality known widely in a local area, nationally or internationally.  For me it was my Great Uncle Lewis Foster, my grandmother’s brother.  He was a...

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