Will Byrnes
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Book cover for The Forgotten: How the People of One Pennsylvania County Elected Donald Trump and Changed America
I decided to visit Luzerne and talk to a range of Trump voters about the choices they made. I wanted to see if the county might be a prism through which to explore the underlying reasons for one of the most shocking election results in ...more
Will Byrnes
Did the author also look at voters who stayed away? Was voter suppression a factor here?
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I like it. We would need an allowance these days for mail-in, and probably multiple days in which one could go to a voting location to help folks with challenging schedules.
Someone should write, "The Electoral College: how an outdate slavery-friendly system keeps election presidents who did not get the majority of votes".
Will in Ohio we have 28 days of Early Voting either by mail, paper in the office or voting machines. No one has to vote, they are allowed to pull a ballot of their choice, vote on what they want, not …
William Shakespeare
“The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.”
William Shakespeare, As You Like It

Henry James
“Three things in human life are important: the first is to be kind; the second is to be kind; and the third is to be kind.”
Henry James

Maya Angelou
“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”
Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

Winston S. Churchill
“Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.”
Winston S. Churchill

Ray Bradbury
“Stuff your eyes with wonder, he said, live as if you'd drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It's more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories.”
Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451

Rituals (Literature & Fiction)
1 chapters   —   updated Jun 20, 2021 12:42PM
Description: A father is reminded of a gift his own father had given him
The Short Goodbye (Humor)
1 chapters   —   updated Dec 25, 2020 09:02PM
Description: When Santa goes missing, the best is brought in to save the big day
Page Turner (Horror)
1 chapters   —   updated Oct 30, 2018 09:38PM
Description: A single father is drawn into a strange book, with dark results
The Hand (Horror)
1 chapters   —   updated Oct 30, 2018 09:38PM
Description: A quiescent obsession is aroused by a vision of singular beauty
Lunchbox Poems (Poetry)
5 chapters   —   updated Feb 17, 2018 01:44AM
Description: Poems I tucked into my daughters' lunchboxes way back when
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