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I post my sudden thoughts and second thoughts here from time to time -- usually having something to do with Philadelphia and governmental accountability, but occaisionally on something more (or less) interesting. Check out my Recent Writing for issues of the day and take a look at some more in-depth writing in Brett's Books. Or, view the Bulldog Budget, which represents a wonderfully visual way to conceive and account for how our government works (or doesn't work) for us.

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Race-Colored Glasses

Color blindness seems to run in my family.  My dad can't perceive many color differences, which has meant a lifetime of very safe wardrobe choices (and a few very unfortunate outfits).  I have recently been reminded of the obliviousness children have toward color differences, and their inability to perceive color gives me a lot more hope for the future.

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