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The FBI Wants You to Identify These Participatory Democracy Enthusiasts

Speaking as a street activist, I can assure you that any protester who has traveled to a demonstration in Washington DC would have stormed the Capital Building if the opportunity arose instead of being ignored outside it. Especially if the … Continue reading

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Travel Channel blatant revelation of Jefferson intent to commit genocide

Don Wildman had on the notoriously jingoistic U.S. propaganda “travel channel” and “history channel” did a segment of Mysteries of the Museum show, “Bigger is Better” about Jefferson saving America’s reputation by sending a dead moose to France, to convince … Continue reading

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Why golfers wear goofy clothes and other nonsense

They wear gaudy and mismatched clothes so you can easily find their bodies after a lightning strike. The largest occurrence of lightning deaths are on golf courses, yet every set of clubs contains an umbrella. That makes a whole lot … Continue reading

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Yahoo News comments about Racist pending attack on N. Korea

Which they deny is racist or fascist of course of course. Like Mr Ed’s last words were famously “a corpse is a corpse, of course of course” at the risk of me beating a dead horse. I responded to a … Continue reading

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TSA detained former Deputy Chief of Police, where was Blue Lives Matters?

Oh, yeah, the guy has a “funny” name and his dad was born in Somalia. But they’re not actually profiling Negroes nor Mulattos nor people who “look Mex” or Arab or Iranian or any other hated species of Human Beings. … Continue reading

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Other than people shouting at each other, this is news

There’s a lady who gathered or rather “gatored” a following on twitter by dressing up a “pet” alligator in feminine attire. Ahem. You might remember Don Johnson of the TV show Miami Heat. He did state, not on the tv … Continue reading

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So far… Prez taking a hit

My suggestion would be for him to “take a hit” by rolling or buying a Marley, ignite, place unlit end to mouth, inhale, repeat as necessary. Dude needs to chill. On the other hand, his New Executive Order is out … Continue reading

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Why the primal fear of sight and smell of human dead

This I sniped from several psychology and related disciplines articles years ago. And yes I’m going to hit it up with a bit of politics. The first time you smell a deceased human, you’ll know, instinctively know. It’s not like … 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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Outside Agitators, anybody care to bet?

There’s more to the story than a southern Sheriff saying (I was going to write it in redneck patois, but it didn’t work) “our nigras were perfectly happy with segregation until all these Outside Agitators come down stirring things up.” … Continue reading

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Ye Aulde Memoir

Another old piece. These stories are distorted by romanticized memory, at times, and others likely remember them differently. I by no means intend to insult any of the real persons that lived through this stuff with a cavalier treatment of … Continue reading

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Like a Chicken Voting for Colonel Sanders. on 9/11

Military, Cops, Laborers, Firefighters, anybody, really, who isn’t the Money Class voting Republican in any form. Dig this. The First Responders Health Care bill…has a clause built in that any of the workers poisoned while trying to find survivors or … Continue reading

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Surving on Separate Rats.

The “rats” is short for “rations” and it means somebody in the military who doesn’t live in a dorm or barracks. It’s an extra in your Monthly Eagle Shit… (paycheck) that’s supposed to make nice for the rent, groceries and … Continue reading

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If Jesus came to Colo. Springs today…

Riding on a borrowed burro… The cops would stop and frisk Him before he got past City Limits. Dobson would raise questions about a group of Homeless Men who travel from town to town making a money off charitable donations. … Continue reading

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Ah, the Suprem(eCourt)acy of Corporate Thieves!

So far one has come forward and said that the Corporate Thieves are so much better than the rest of us that they Deserve to rule over us. From a town named after a Confederate officer who owned slaves and … Continue reading

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Robertson’s “excuse”

By the way he “apologized” for other people “taking it wrong”. Let’s see how that works out in Real English “I hate you for the color of your skin but I apologize for you not liking it”. On today’s The … Continue reading

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How does a Cripple ride a bicycle?

See, I’ve heard that from skeptics who don’t believe that I have such difficulty walking. Usually Right Wingers who believe that anybody who collects disability is some kind of Bum and Cheat. The answers are sort of simple, if you … Continue reading

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Where were the Minuteman/Tea-Party “free speech patriots”…

On St Paddy’s Day? When their Fellow Traveller Fascist Comrades the Colorado Springs Gestapo attacked us for marching in a parade In Which We Were Licensed To March? OOOH! OOOH! I KNOW! PICK ME! I KNOW! OOOH OOOH! They were … Continue reading

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You know you’re in Texas when

–when the bas relief of the Dumas TX motel waffle iron is oddly asymmetric. You study the strange edges in the dim light of the breakfast area with a growing suspicion, but flipping the heated iron over, following the instructions, … Continue reading

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Ya’at’eeh from Tuba City, Arizona!

I’d envisioned myself hiking alone in Sedona for three magical days, vortexed into a frenzied energy, taken by wizened hippies to a hillside lair for impromptu meditation. Instead, in spite of the brazenly gorgeous Sedona landscape, I felt the whole … Continue reading

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Pura vida in Costa Rica!

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On the tea-horse road to Tibet

Lady, lady, I take you today. No ticket! No tourist! I’m standing in the town square reviewing my inventory of polite rejections when, lo and behold, my rogue sense of intuition wrests its way to the forefront and I hear … Continue reading

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Let the Games begin!

BEIJING- I’ve run myself ragged over the past five days trying to get a sense of China as she gears up for the Debutante Ball, and so far I have a pocket full of threads awaiting a tapestry. I must … Continue reading

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Summer Palace in Beijing, China

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Trekking in El Chaltén

Veni, vidi, vici! This hike to Lago de los tres in El Chaltén was my very favorite day in Argentina. It took about 9 hours round trip with stunning scenery the entire way, including bunches of glaciers. Mount Fitz Roy, … Continue reading

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