Tag Archives: the financial system

The Right to Be Stupid

December 20, 2014     Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kim_Jong-un So, am I the only person in America that thinks Sony and Seth Rogan kinda, sorta deserved the bitch-slapping they got from North Korea last week? That our much vaunted (and much whined about) Freedom … 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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Winter Solstice

December 21, 2013      We had rain last night. As the temperature dropped below freezing, it froze on the tree branches turning them to crystal by the time I woke up this morning. Lovely. As the temperature rises above … Continue reading

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Countdown

August 24, 2013  The NSA keeps spying, spying; The leaders keep on lying, lying While drones just keep on flying, flying And people below keep dying, dying, Leaving children to do the crying. And rich old men are farting, farting … 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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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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Turning and Turning …

November 17, 2012 Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the center cannot hold …W. B. Yeats, The Second Coming Thursday morning, I woke from a dream.  In the dream, a … Continue reading

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The Wheels On the Bus

September 1, 2012 The wheels on the bus go round and round, round and round, round and round. The wheels on the bus go round and round all over town. We’ve had, at the least, a very interesting week here … Continue reading

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Save Yourselves

August 25, 2012 This week, in politics here, President Obama has apparently put pressure on the Eurozone not to boot Greece out before the November elections, lest the effect on our markets make the prez look bad and hurt his … Continue reading

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