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Delusions of Grandeur

November 8, 2014 The Republicans took control of both houses of Congress here in the US midterm elections this last week – to Republican cries of joy and Democratic moans of despair across the country. President Obama ordered 1500 more … Continue reading

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Terminal Something

September 13, 2014    Seems like, this week, the Empire moved from terminally stupid to terminally insane, declaring an “air war” on IS in Iraq and Syria (even though we already have around 1500 “advisors” –all wearing boots, as one wag … Continue reading

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The Eve of Destruction

August 31, 2013 Once again, a President of the American Empire and its military/industrial complex stand on the cusp of war in the Middle East – this time with even less support from the American people and the international community … Continue reading

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Surprise!

March 23, 2013 After I bought manure for the garden, potting soil for the May transplants and a little bag of sand for the wildflowers, Mother Nature stepped out and whispered, “Surprise!”with a week of winter temperatures and five inches … Continue reading

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A Hard Winter is Coming

  October 20, 2012     Fall has fell, as they say around here.  The remains of the summer garden disappeared into the compost bin, although the early fall lettuce, spinach and onions on the side porch live on.  The … 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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Aug-tober and Other Curious Things

August 18, 2012 For all the complaining I’ve done recently about the heat and drought here in southwest Missouri where I live, the last two weeks have been wonderful. We’ve had a series of cold fronts move through, dropping daily … Continue reading

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