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Still Out There

Warning: I’m ranting.  I caught sight of a few newspaper articles today that lowered my (already low) opinion of right-wing opinion pundits. Straw men? Check. Ad hominem arguments? Check. Unrelated issues conflated? Check. The first was in the Washington Post, … Continue reading

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From another planet

There were a couple of articles last week in the Washington Post that, in my opinion, perfectly summed up much of what I think is going on in the minds of the far right.  They are, as my title suggests, … Continue reading

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Well, you were warned…

As mentioned, the illustrious ex-Governor of Alaska gets a bit of attention this week.  Well, at least indirectly… The Iowa Freedom Summit (now there’s a name) was held in late January, and it featured a number of conservative Big Names … Continue reading

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Unity of the State?

So, another State of the Union Address has come and gone in this, our great Empire. I’m certainly not going to go over it point-by-point; I agree with most of the positions the President laid out, and I understand the … Continue reading

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Somebody Help Those Books…

This week, I’d like to spend a moment addressing something that’s one of my wife’s pet peeves.  It’s struck me, as well; I don’t think I feel it quite as sharply, though.  It would be: books on self-sufficiency and self-reliance. … Continue reading

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Snips, Snails…

Recently, while perusing YouTube looking for some information on wiring a small solar generator (more on this later), I stumbled across another list (turn down your volume before opening).  This one, from a fellow’s YouTube Channel, proposes 10 things that … Continue reading

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Hurting my Head – Make It Stop

So, there’s apparently been a nationwide outbreak of crazy recently.  That’s the only thing I can come up with to explain it. First, there were some folks convinced that alien spacecraft had landed on the moon, and were visible.  A … Continue reading

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