American Consequences - September 2020

98% of my small New England town was without power for nearly a week. Imagine if it were 98% of the country. It’s more likely than you think...

urricane Isaias’ storm clouds came rolling in fast last month... I was immersed in writing my recent American Consequences story on

Finally, the loud wind and rain won my attention. Several trees crashed across the road, splitting the neighbor’s fence in half. Then, the lights went off... the TV entertaining my three children powered down... and my computer Wi-Fi was gone. Usually, I’m better prepared for these things.

Venezuela and the threat of socialism to the U.S., occasionally glancing at the windows as the sky grew more ominous.



September 2020

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