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Perspectives

November 15th, 20152 comments

In a week that included Veterans Day, the attack on Paris shocked the world,  I won’t go into the religious distortions used by Islamic militants.  Lord knows Christian religions were as guilty in the past.

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Still chugging

September 5th, 20156 comments

Yes, still kicking…still ranting.  Today’s rant makes me wonder about the sanity of government.  When it cooperates with corporate greed, abusive results seem the norm. Read more…

Speech

December 28th, 20141 comment

Where is Andrew Dice Clay when you need him.  OK, I think his humor is puerile stuff more suited to a movie like The Interview or eighth grade to collegiate humor — depending on the maturity of those involved.  But, hey! If you enjoy that stuff,  your problem, right? Read more…

Retrospective Continued

December 24th, 20141 comment

Hey, two days in a row; on a roll.   I’m still here and typing.   Will wonders ever cease?   And, it been a lot longer time between hands — that’s for sure.  If I can’t tell you about my poker, suffer through this… Read more…

Income Inequity

November 18th, 20143 comments

Income inequity might be two of the dumbest words ever to issue forth from politicians mouths.  They climb into their bully pulpits and lament about this horrid situation.  Poppycock!  Pure, unadulterated poppycock.  Now I’d love to be ten or a hundred or better yet a thousand times richer than I am.  Who wouldn’t.  But don’t expect me to lament I wasn’t born with the silver spoon but darn glad it happened where it did. Read more…

Not just another day

September 11th, 20142 comments

I awoke to hear about the first plane and watch on TV the second. What transpired made a horror film look like a silly poseur. The fortitude and courage displayed made comic book heroes pale in comparison. For days we sat at the TV watching the media microanalyses things. We still are trying to get our minds around what happened and is happening. Read more…

Book ’em, Dano

August 12th, 20141 comment

Hawaii Five-Oh first appeared in 1968.  Garrett used the line in almost every episode.  But that’s not the book I am talking about.  They used to be paper and now I read the e-versions.   There is a war going on there. Read more…

Strange New World

May 23rd, 20143 comments

 

It was a Roddenberry book that was made into a movie.  A hibernating space crew returns to an Earth unlike the one they left.

 

I sometimes feel I was on that crew.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Free or Not

May 1st, 20142 comments

I haven’t really followed this Sterling brouhaha.  I guess he said some very nasty things to his biracial girlfriend in the privacy of his home.  He is a billionaire.  He donates to the NAAPC and Democratic party and has a biracial girlfriend.  Not the typical source for spewing what he spewed.

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Aaron and Bobby McGee

February 9th, 20141 comment

Freedom’s just another word for nothin’ left to lose,
And nothin’ ain’t worth nothin’ but it’s free,  — Kris Kristofferson Read more…