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The Old Woman, The Disabled Dog and the Passive-Aggressive Cat

March 22, 2014  Over the last year since the dog and cat came to live with me, we have developed an odd, but serviceable working relationship. They grew up together and were even friends; now, both are old and wary … Continue reading

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Time to Get Busy, Doomers

March 15, 2014  From what I’ve read in the news, this week, it looks like we may go to war with Russia next week. Not a shooting war, (not yet, anyway,) but an economic war that in some ways is … Continue reading

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The Storm is Now

March 1, 2014 The weatherman told us we’d have a small storm, yesterday – some freezing rain, possibly snow. As it was, we had a little rain as the system moved through. We didn’t even get that, at this end … Continue reading

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It’s not Over, ’til It’s Over

October 19, 2013 Well, Congress managed to pull yet another last minute, death defying feat of idiocy out of their … hats, in the form of another continuing resolution that kicks the can down the road another three to four … Continue reading

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Over the Cliff and Onto the Rocks Below

October 12, 2013 Now that Ted Cruz seems to have self-immolated, or something close enough to it to make me happy, maybe Congress will step away from the fiscal cliff and settle down to do their congressional duties long enough … Continue reading

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So, What Would Change?

August 10, 2013 Tom Whipple, a retired CIA analyst who writes a good deal about peak oil and other energy issues for various publications, had an article on LENR (low energy nuclear reactions) again, this week, over at the Falls … Continue reading

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Standing Your Ground

July 20, 2013 One thing that bothers me about the so called “stand your ground” laws, the only person who really has the right to stand his ground is the guy with the gun. Whether he’s right in his perception … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts About Rape in an Age of Collapse

July 13, 2013 These days, news sites on television and the internet are filled with stories of bloviating politicians rushing to pass laws about women’s bodies. Usually in the guise of “protecting” women. Usually by men who’ve shown little inclination … Continue reading

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What Did We Expect?

June 8, 2013 The big kerfuffle this week across the nation, of course, has been the discovery of just how far the Empire’s collecting of information on its own citizens through the NSA has gone in the name of fighting … Continue reading

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As the Empire Crumbles

May 25, 2013 The last couple of days, I’ve been out in the backyard trying to bring order out of the chaos of weeds and tall grasses from which I wrestled my garden, this year.  Because what we’ve had of … Continue reading

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