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Published In The Great North Arrow, February 2020: My Marantz & Me

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- jim Young “Marantz. We sound better.” - 1970s Marantz ad. In all good conscience I cannot categorically deny that I would not have, at least dated, and possibly married, my wife for any other reason than that she possessed a Marantz amp. “Why?” you might ask. Well because, as I think I mentioned, it was a Marantz amp. If that requires any further clarification then perhaps this is not a story that you will comprehend. Fortunately, as I was not aware that My Shirley owned a Marantz amp at the time, and that she has so many other more obvious and fine qualities that stand on their own, this has never become a source of contention in our relationship. I should point out that this is not just any Marantz amp. It’s a Marantz amp from the 70s. And it’s not just a Model 2250 - it’s a Model 2250 B . Perhaps that might clarify things a little for those of you that are still a little cloudy about my obsession. Owning a “new” Marantz amp is kind of like bragging that you own a Mustang only to

Not Just A Loser...

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Why Trump Should Be Impeached

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When The White House Is Breached

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Trump Attempts Coup

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- jim Young "An evil enemy will burn his own nation to the ground... to rule over the ashes." Sun Tzu How can today's actions by Trump supporters and Trump's lack of action to attempt to quell it be seen as anything but an attempted coup? The United States no longer stands as a beacon of freedom and democracy in the eyes of the world. Trump has proven he is no better than a two bit banana-republic dictator who has no respect for his country and no regard for his people. Can even the President of the United States pardon himself or seek a pardon from charges of treason? And if so, is this not a very flawed government? - 30 -