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A brief conversation at King Soopers back in November

Some kid (early twenties, maybe 30) saith unto me “What a day! We’ve got a president who isn’t a politician and legalized pot!” He seemed to be under the affluence of incohol but that doesn’t mean much. The important bit … Continue reading

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Once more the Hippie Bard takes keyboard in hand..

Some might be asking themselves (as I often do) “Self, just what in Hell is Brother Jonah thinking, ragging on obscure moments in American and British history and raggin’ on the Queen?” Hmmm… Perhaps it has much ado about something. … Continue reading

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Mondovino: globalization and terroir, Robert Parker versus your good taste

For those with a curiosity for how wine terroir is holding up against the onslaught of wine factory farming, the 10-hour miniseries version of MONDOVINO is finally available on DVD. For viewers curious about viniculture globalization under Californian colonial domination, … Continue reading

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“Rex est lex, animata et loquens” and more people who don’t speak English

That’s a quote from King Charles 1st of England. What it means is “The King IS the Law, living and speaking”. Not just that the King is ABOVE all Law, but that he IS that law. James 1st, who authorized … Continue reading

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Conspicuous Consumption…

There was on a Network show, I believe the Today Show, demonstrating the latest Haute Couture fad, Chocolate and Wine parties. At one end of the table is a chocolate fountain dispensing White Chocolate syrup, in the middle, Milk Chocolate … Continue reading

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I’m not making this up…

Not that I ever do anyway… But The British Journal of Psychiatry published a study that stronger weed makes you higher I see something like that, I think to myself (as I often do) “Self, these people need a hobby … Continue reading

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Somebody left the window open…

And in flew Enza. 89 suspicious cases at the AFA. 15 confirmed by the Air Force as swine flu. But of course the Swine Flu is a Liberal Hoax concocted to make President Obama look good. According to the ones … Continue reading

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