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Lies and liars, American style

Oh dear! Many Democrats are upset that one particular piece of work (Santos) is not being frogmarched out of the Capitol and shot at dawn by the GOP because he is a “known serial liar” during his campaign. Actually, I … Continue reading

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Too much government

Every day, there are incidents where some government goon (excuse me, “kind and gentle, loving, helpful polite public servant”) does something incredibly stupid to someone. Sometimes they do it of their own initiative. (Including “we need more tickets, people, need … Continue reading

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Perverting the truth

As the divisions in these Fifty States continue to be deepened and spread wider, every form of propaganda, intimidation, actual acts of violence, retribution, and more is seen. And seen more and more frequently. We’ve discussed propaganda especially as it … Continue reading

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Russia, Ukraine and liberty at home

With the Russian “special military operation” (war) in the Ukraine now seven months old, everyone seems to be upping the ante. Especially in the propaganda war. Propaganda is virtually always a tool of enemies of liberty. We see it clearly … Continue reading

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… to the death

A correspondent shared this with me some time ago. It seems to be based on Kurt Vonnegut’s 1963 novel, Cat’s Cradle. And has apparently been misattributed to David Attenborough. “If you catch 100 red fire ants as well as 100 … Continue reading

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A Baker’s Dozen ™ Parasites on society and humanity

As wars and rumors of war spin ever higher, as prices are pushed upward by conniving, wicked men and women, as fresh efforts are made to snatch away prosperity and peace and liberty, something always seems to happen. Just as … Continue reading

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Origins of war – then and now

Once upon a time, I admired Sir Winston Churchill. But then, as Paul of Taurus tells us, I grew up, and put away childish things. I learned a lot more about what Churchill did, both before he became Prime Minister … Continue reading

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Why don’t they (politicians) fear us?

A recent comment caused me to think, when politicians do these stupid things, what on earth are they thinking? By stupid things, I mean the recent call by spokeswoman for Uncle Joe, outright calling on media (social media, this time) … Continue reading

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Scum rises to the top

Years ago I knew an Army First Sergeant who rejected one of the most common informal names for the people in his position. He refused to be called “Top” or “Top Soldier” because, he was fond of saying, “scum rises … Continue reading

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Not just governments lie

Last month, a Council Bluffs (Iowa – across the river from Omaha and once an incredible business investment by a certain Chicago lawyer) high school teacher was arrested and fired for committing acts of terrorism. She was 37, an Anglo, … Continue reading

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