Author Archives: theozarker

Malasian Air Flight 17

July 19, 2014    The terrible crash of Malaysian Air Flight 17, last Thursday, has been made worse by the increasingly obscene behavior of some in our own government and press – from the President’s almost non-stop comments that this … Continue reading

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The Unpeopled

July 12, 2014   The world rushes into madness again as the crumbling Empire which designates itself indispensable becomes, in fact if not in its fictions, dispensable and the exceptional people who rule the Empire and its vassal states around the … Continue reading

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The Faces of War

July 5, 2014 Yesterday was Independence Day here in the United States – the day we celebrate our Declaration of Independence from England, 238 years ago. I didn’t celebrate it; I haven’t celebrated it for years; I can’t imagine that … Continue reading

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Enough

June 28, 2014    “Round and round she goes and where she stops, nobody knows”. This has been a good week in my little corner of the world. Goldilocks weather – not too hot, certainly not too cold – meant I … Continue reading

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Who’s on First?

June 21, 2014   Okay, let me see if I can get this straight. The Saudis (our Sunni friends) trained ISIS (their Sunni terrorists) to fight in Syria (their Shia enemies) and we supported them because they were the “good” terrorists … Continue reading

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Crazy Terrorist Rabbits

June 14, 2014   It’s a lovely day here in southwest Missouri, sunny and seventy-one degrees as I write the blog post although the wind gusts are rather strong, as the creaks and groans of my old house will attest. Up … Continue reading

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Down the Memory Hole

June 7, 2014   About 14 million American and allied soldiers (including all military services) died in WW II. Of those, about a half million were Americans. Surprisingly, (to me, at least) three to four million were Chinese and over eight … Continue reading

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What I Learned (Again) on My Vacation

May 31, 2014   The past two weeks have been busy around here, with some wins and some losses, a couple of wins I’d thought were going to be losses and vice versa. I got the transplants for the backyard garden … Continue reading

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I Need a Vacation

May 17, 2014   Since today and tomorrow will be sunny and warmer (sunny mid to high sixties compared to rainy mid forties and fifties,) followed by seventies and eighties for all of next week, I am taking a vacation from … Continue reading

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Reaping the Whirlwind

May 10, 2014  This will be a short post this week as I have spent most of the day looking at videos and pictures from the terrible Trade Union Building fire that took so many lives in Odessa, Ukraine, over … Continue reading

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