The signposts on the road to hell.

As I mentioned in the previous post, I am a big fan of Dr. Timothy Snyder’s book, On Tyranny, 20 Lessons from the 20th Century. The book is an easy read-and very much necessary in the age of the Orange Menace. His 20 lessons are coming true before our eyes. The entire list can be […]

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The slow slide to the bottom

There is a professor,  a professor named Timothy Snyder from Yale University,  who has done a lot of his historical work on fascist and totalitarian societies. He wrote a book published late last year entitled: It’s good book-and I intend to talk about it soon. As you may remember ( but I have not been […]

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Marriage re-booted

Scott Adams, the creator of Dilbert, has a post up on his blog that postulates something I have believed for a long time. Marriage is no longer a relevant institution and needs to be re-vamped or done away with. He does not come out specifically state what I believe-namely that our ideas about monogamy are […]

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The Vandals are hard at work.

Congress imposed a government shutdown? Fuck you, pay me. Oh, had a fire? Fuck you, pay me. The place got hit by lightning? Fuck you, pay me.   ( All posts will start with this until the shutdown is over).   I awoke this morning at my usual time and I started to get up. I've got to get to […]

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What he said.

Congress imposed a government shutdown? Fuck you, pay me. Oh, had a fire? Fuck you, pay me. The place got hit by lightning? Fuck you, pay me.   ( All posts will start with this until the shutdown is over).   The President summed up the issues at play in this shutdown pretty well yesterday. Its worth listening to his […]

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Random thoughts.

When I think of yesterday's events. First of all, I hate it when someone prescribes, based on their own social conventions and biases, how exactly I am supposed to feel and react to such a horrific event. My values are not your values. So you will forgive me if I don't react in exactly the manner […]

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Some people remain true to form.

Some people are just incapable of change. Or understanding anything. Like Jim Hoft, The Dumbest Man on The Internet. Or his worthless colleagues at the Liars Club. Consistently-worthless pieces of s**t, each and every one of them. And Charles Pierce had the temerity this weekend to point that out: There is nothing in there that […]

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The Zimmerman verdict

There is not much for me to say about the verdict. I feel about the same way I did when OJ was aquitted-shock that it happened, and no surprise that it happened exactly the way it did in Florida. Florida's gun laws suck-and the "stand your ground law" that Zimmerman based his defense on, is poorly […]

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Quotable

I love the writing of Charles Pierce. First of all,he is not afraid of all the conservative concern trolls who get all bent out of shape when one calls one of the Representatives from Wisconisn , the "zombie eyed granny starver" he truly is. Nor does he fall apart when they whine about the supposed injustice […]

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Not understanding the meaning of the word, "satire".

I must admit, I am taking enormous pleasure at the conservative freak out over both Seth McFarland's hosting of the Oscars-and the appearance of Michelle Obama therein. It is indeed laughable-because it shows what prudish jerks, a certain segment of American society is. For starters-Family Guy is great. Its funny, edgy and a great satiric […]

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The most destructive force in America today.

One thing about being back in the US for a while. It just depresses the hell out of you, at least if you turn on the news. If you watch the local news here in North Carolina-a lot of people are meeting violent ends. For what purpose I am not really sure. But there are […]

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Superbowl Sunday

Last week was a busy one-as I had to return to Shopping Mall to work on a project that will continue over the next few months. It was our idea-but my former place of employ had all the material needed to turn it into two 18000 word documents. ( I started the week with only […]

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