Category Archives: Politics

Where I discuss and provide commentary on politics and current events

Aftermath

So, that’s how it’s going to be, is it?  Well, okay then. The election for #45 has come and gone, and it certainly didn’t go the way I had hoped.  I’ll admit to spending a day or two in shock … Continue reading

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We’re Almost There

The next post will be after the election–thank God.  I’m not sure I can deal with any more of it.  The sheer amount of hyperbole, misinformation, bad thinking, and other similar dreck is all but overwhelming. Everybody remember to get … Continue reading

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Not Going to Talk About It.

I had thought about talking politics this week.  Then Sunday happened in Orlando.  I’m not going to talk much about that–far too much ink, far too many electrons have already been spent on it.  I’ll say that I could have … Continue reading

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That Was Sudden

Not exactly where I had intended to start, this week, but it’s a significant enough development that I can be flexible. So, Cruz has “suspended his campaign,” leaving (realistically) only Trump as a viable Republican candidate (and believe me, I … Continue reading

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Equipment, Part 1

As promised, I intend to take a look or two at some equipment over the coming months.  I hope to be rather tongue-in-cheek about it all, while still providing accurate reviews, the better to decide for yourselves whether the stuff … Continue reading

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Scared, Yet?

If not, you might not be paying attention. Now, this isn’t an existential dread. No, this is a worry for what may be coming–another type of disaster, if you will; one that I fear is more than a little bit … Continue reading

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As Was Mentioned Earlier

Yes, it’s the silly season.  In addition to the domestic chaos I mentioned last week, the news of late has been full of–well, let’s just say, there’s not enough facepalm in the world. It’s been fascinating, in a train-wreck sort … Continue reading

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