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No, Mr. President, it’s a VULCAN mind meld

I cringed when I read that President Obama said he can’t do a “Jedi mind meld” with Republicans to avoid the sequester.

As an original trekker, as we like to be called, I know that the Jedis of the “Star Wars” saga may have their mind tricks, but the Vulcans of “Star Trek” (such as Mr. Spock) are the ones who do the mind meld. In fact, that’s how Spock was able to be brought back to life after being killed off in one of the “Star Trek” movies.

One thing about the Vulcan mind meld I could never figure

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