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Ready or Not

Ever play Monopoly? As kids, it was a Friday-night ritual with my cousins for a while, though I was never much good … it takes too damn long, and I get bored. Mostly, I was there for the pizza and … Continue reading

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The “Heart” of America? Don’t Count on It

“A decent provision for the poor is the true test of civilisation.” –Samuel Johnson   What kind of subhuman shits would starve people just to stay in power, just to gain a few more votes? The war on the poor … Continue reading

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Your Money or Your Life

“A criminal is a person with predatory instincts, without sufficient capital to form a corporation.” –Howard Scott How in hell do big criminal organizations stay in business when shit like this is legal? Why in hell don’t we call this … Continue reading

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Like Clockwork

“I love mankind – it’s just people I can’t stand!” –Charles M. Schulz I don’t expect all that much from people, really I don’t. Yet sadly enough, they still disappoint me. Semi-regularly. Some days, I’d gladly join another species … … Continue reading

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Hypocrisy? Not Here … Not Much

“Other people’s sins always shock me; my own seem perfectly natural.” –Nancy Mitford I’m feeling a little guilty here. Not because I’ve been outed or embarrassed by the recent Ashley Madison site hack. Hell, I’m so old and out of … Continue reading

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Who Wants to Know?

“Secrecy is the beginning of tyranny.” –Robert A. Heinlein I am not a traitor! My phone calls, peculiar musical tastes, and wide-ranging google searches pose no clear and present danger to my country. Well … I did look at a … Continue reading

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Makes My Hair Stand on End!

“No matter how cynical you get, it is impossible to keep up.” –Lily Tomlin Oh crap. Things like this could give us all hernias. Or maybe ulcers? I’m embarrassed to say I know at least one person who seems to … Continue reading

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