Our national nightmare

https://www.sltrib.com/opinion/commentary/2021/01/20/thomas-l-friedman-end/ He makes points that linger. There are some good sentences and some really bad ones. Proofing would have helped. Once he tries to “reconnect” with someone through the column. There are too many one sentence paragraphs. Most importantly, it is amazing

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overthinking

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-8904041/Doctor-reveals-common-phrases-NEVER-say-battling-anxiety-depression.html Anxiety and depression: The facts  What causes depression? Research suggests that continuing difficulties – long-term unemployment, living in an abusive or uncaring relationship, long-term isolation or loneliness, prolonged work stress – are more likely to cause depression than recent life stresses.

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Precision

I study writing here and this is something that makes every word count. That is why it is reprinted here without permission. I need to reread it before commenting further. When President Donald Trump canceled a visit to the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery

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The Great Hack

https://www.wired.com/story/one-mans-obsessive-fight-to-reclaim-his-cambridge-analytica-data/ The link above is for future reading and for now this is about The Great Hack (2019) and ultimately Steve Bannon, who has been in the news. And this. In the video Nix discusses OCEAN. At about the 9:00 minute mark

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Ann Rules?

https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/obituaries/true-crime-author-ann-rule-dies/ https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/antisocial-personality-disorder/symptoms-causes/syc-20353928 Finally and most importantly: Someone I knew once used a phrase that I cannot remember. It was specific to the internet but it is also the way some people may think and it is very much a sign of the

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