Monthly Archives: February 2020

“Beer flu” and FEMA camps (revisited)

For decades, I’ve been hearing and reading rumors and tales of FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) concentration and re-education camps across the Fifty States. Some have mapped hundreds of locations. Now, the fears of new corona virus (nicknamed “Beer Flu” … Continue reading

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Vicious, indeed

The week gets nastier, indeed. While I’ve no doubt this sort of thing happens all the time on modern American campuses, it is still rather blatant. It shows the growing incivility and outright hostility on campus. This Twitter posting shows … Continue reading

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Now it gets nasty

I am sure most of us know that old addage: “It’s all fun and games until someone gets hurt,” usually said by mothers in some form. I’m told it originally came from Rome: “It’s all fun and games until someone … Continue reading

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Brexit – what next? The fall of democracy.

Just as Stalingrad was the beginning of the beginning of the end of the Third Reich, is Brexit the beginning of the beginning of the end for the European Union? The Third Reich began with Hitler’s election (leading the National … Continue reading

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Not ready for prime time?

I woke this morning to the usual news reports of crime and stupidity this morning from various parts of the Black Hills and the Four Corners. And to the Politico headline “Iowa is Dead.” For once, I might agree with … Continue reading

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Rush Limbaugh

Just a few minutes ago, listening to radios in the background as I worked on various projects, I listened to Rush Limbaugh announce that he has been diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer. I know that many (even most) libertarians … Continue reading

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Playing games

Now, I didn’t watch that football game yesterday – or even keep up with it by smartphone or radio. Later in the evening I heard that the teams were tied at halftime, but one team (the Kansas City Injun Leaders?) … Continue reading

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Modern-day Idolatry – Bread and Circuses – and More

Today is Super Bowl Sunday. It is also Groundhog Day. And it is the day before the official start of 2020 Political Circus – supposedly to elect the next Massa. And three days before Senate Impeachment Vote Wednesday. They are … Continue reading

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Crisis in Virginia – opportunities and dangers

On Friday, 31 JAN 2020, the House of Delegates in Richmond ignored the vicious intimidation by an armed mob of 22,000 people, many from out of state, who filled the city with their hatred and lawlessness for most of Monday, … Continue reading

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