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Predictions for 2017

Every year since I’ve been writing this blog, I’ve made predictions for the coming year. So let me just take the swan dive into the depressing mire and get it out of my head. 2017 will be hotter than 2016, … Continue reading

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Year End Review

So, how’d I do on the predictions for 2014? Storms, check. Drought, check. Wildfires, check. Oil spills and pipelines, check. Cops have not (yet) mass murdered citizens, but they’ve used a lot of weapons against those same citizens. Not right, … Continue reading

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Empire of Lies*

*Or, the real state of things. It’s getting to be that time of year, when whatever idiot we elected to executive office tells us how it’s going. The lies this year will be whoppers.   They begin with the name:  United … Continue reading

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I can predict the future

My inner bitch as been nagging me practically non-stop to get something posted this week. I’ve got two essays that aren’t thrilling me and just seem wrong. I think the season is getting to me. I’ve already written something, once … Continue reading

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Gobsmacked Again

In my continuing quest to understand the world I am living in, I’ve accepted that we may need a whole new vocabulary to describe what we see. Herewith, I introduce the term, “gobsmacked”, to describe the moment when reality collides … Continue reading

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Really stupid sitting ducks

Now that Christmas has shown up in stores prior to Halloween, can the year in review stories be far behind? Was 2013 a good year for you? If you were one of the people living in the 33 disaster areas … Continue reading

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Freaking on the NSA

I’ve been ruminating on the whole NSA freak out and a few questions strike me. One: What is terrorism? There is not one standard definition that all of our federal security forces are working from. And states have adopted their … Continue reading

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