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If I had known in 1993 that the column would run for two decades, terminating when I moved to Texas for a job with a Fortune 500 company, I'm not sure whether I would have reacted with happiness, terror or disgust.

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I don't really have any kind of profound knowledge to impart. I didn't in 1993 and I don't now. I do, however, know that there are universal truths that remain unchanged.

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After two decades and who knows how much hate-filled email and online posts about me, the liberal agenda I've espoused for 30 years is now the majority viewpoint.

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Insults don't diminish my sense of self-worth and compliments do not overly inflate it. I have written this column because I am passionate about the things I believe to be true.

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Since the announcement I was leaving Indianapolis appeared in NUVO and in a story on indystar.com last week, I've been flooded with emails, text messages and Facebook posts.

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All of these lengthy stories and columns I've been reading about the end of Mitch Daniels' two terms as Indiana governor have made me realize just how much I will miss him.

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This great year had no greater hero than Willard Mitt Romney - the most awesome caricature ever of a powerful, white, completely clueless, rich businessman except for Montgomery Burns.

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You don't need a Russian assault rifle to fend off a home invader or someone who's trying to rob you on the street and you most certainly do not need thousands of rounds of ammunition in order to do so.

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I hope everyone out there is microwaving bags of popcorn to watch the financial cliff negotiations currently underway between President Barack Obama and the Democrats against House Speaker John Boehner, representing the 1 percent crowd, otherwise known as the forces of insanity.

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After our most recent democratic elections, in which the president of the United States was fairly re-elected, certain citizens are expressing their disagreement with the results by threatening to leave the United States altogether.

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Last week brought the sad news that Hostess, the maker of Twinkies, Ho Hos and other sugary products, was firing 18,000 workers and shutting down its business, blaming its unionized workforce for being too costly.