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On The Banks of the Mighty Maumee

In anticipation of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s imminent assumption of her role as supreme socialist ruler of the cosmos, in which she orders the immediate seizure of all public and private assets and the destruction of all commercial aircraft, I decided to … Continue reading

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Changing Urban Landscapes With Changing Energy Landscapes

NO AMERICAN LAWYER WOULD EVER SIGN OFF ON THIS, I thought, as I grasped an iron railing, looking up into the November rain as I climbed up grated steps 70 meters above the sodden ground. I was climbing the retired┬áHochofen … Continue reading

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