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Self-proclaimed sainthood and Bloody Ludlow.

It’s been my oft-told opinion that people who put their names on churches, schools, statues in the middle of an intersection when there’s a public park less than 20 feet away .are trying to bribe God to not send them … Continue reading

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Propaganda alert: Who named the Russian missile Satan?

Answer is easy, it’s not anybody in Russia…  More Like The Terror Cartel In The Arlington-Langley-K Street Axis of Evil.But of course the Usual Suspects tell a different story, one they made up in their tiny little available brain cells. … Continue reading

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At last a reasoned response in the Statues issue…

It’s a little bit flawed but it works. Robert E Lee could have made a few statements for Abolition and since he was wildly popular in the south it might have stopped the secessionists in their tracks. So I have … Continue reading

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Widow and son of Muhammad Ali detained by La Migra, who promptly lied about it (and Olathe)

Ali Jr., 44, who confirmed his Muslim faith, was detained about two hours, despite telling officials that he’s Ali’s son and a native-born U.S. citizen, Mancini said. It was the first time Ali Jr. and his mother have ever been … Continue reading

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As of now the protest is still peaceful, on the Lakota side at least

And more than the Lakota. It’s well known that the Oil and other fascist industries (they’re supported by the military, unlawfully, and the Commander In Chief and at least three of the past 5 CiCs {Reagan can’t participate on account … Continue reading

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Trump and Standing Rock

It’s a classic maneuver to make We The Peasants pay for the luxury of the Rich. All money is a reflection of available resources, whether in “our” jurisdiction or foreign. To take the resources in other jurisdictions usually requires war … Continue reading

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Deportation and Ethnic Cleansing

That should be “deportation IS ethnic cleansing” and it shouldn’t even be on the agenda in “the land of the free” like the lying song says. Nay, verily. But it is. The part about deporting anybody who is awaiting citizenship … Continue reading

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Cops taser to death a Black vet in his own home

‘”Please leave me alone. I’m 68 with a heart condition. Why are you doing this to me? Can you please leave me alone?” Officers allegedly responded by calling Chamberlain a racial slur while urging him to open the door. The … Continue reading

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Cartographic traces of Lake, Colorado

Maybe like me you’re wondering how a landmark falls off the face of the earth, in particular Google Earth, assuming as we do that web crowdsourcing is archival, not perishable. A stagecoach watering hole in Kansas Territory, formerly Arapaho, was … Continue reading

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The Boy Scout Camporee at Glen Eyrie

Oh, but the Westside Pioneer played it up, General Palmers Castle, (built on treaty land that still doesn’t belong to him or his heirs) the site of a Boy Scout Camporee. For those unfamiliar with Scouting, it’s the regional version … Continue reading

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The water on the Westside is brown today, again.

Part of it being the antiquated water system here, the one that was last upgraded when Truman was president.Every time there’s excavation done anywhere near the mains, some of the increasingly toxic dirt gets in. Dirt, though, is a Farmer … Continue reading

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“It’s God’s Punishment on the U.S. and Chile for State-sponsored Terrorism”

Why not? The Reich Wing tried it with Katrina, with Haiti, Sumatra… Hell (literally) Our Phriend Pastor Phred Phelps even said it of 9/11. Speaking of course of the Very recent earthquake in Chile and the resulting tsunami which may … Continue reading

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Because it would be better to hold him prisoner

…in secret Torture Palaces like Baghram, Abu Ghraib, Guantanamo, Khandahar… Beat the living hell out of him every day and then use the video-taped confession in a secret tribunal. The way the Civilized, Law-Abiding U.S. Military does… From the BBC: … Continue reading

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NOW the Iraqi Puppet Lapdogs scream “Sovereignty”

Not about Exxon-Mobil sending in the U.S. Army to “liberate” the Oil Fields, or the Corporate Masters then extorting them for 25% of the Gross Production (not Net, Gross…) of the Oil Fields… No Squeaky voiced demands of their Pentagon … Continue reading

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The New Wall, another perspective

This one for those who see a Vast Muslim Conspiracy in the world. Only they usually wrap it even further by calling it “Arab.” They’ll call Iranians (Persians the majority) and Afghans and Egyptians and Somalis and Moors and Turks … Continue reading

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Top 10 Westerns, if you ask the French

  Are you a fan of the American Western? How do you think your taste might match a survey of French film critics? Though we mock their high regard for Jerry Lewis, let’s allow that France has a film history … Continue reading

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