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Grandma Goes to Jail

If there is any common ground to be found in human beings anymore, it might be around survival. We must have clean water to survive.  This is so basic, so fundamental, that there should be no disagreement about it.  We … Continue reading

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The Daily Nightmare

Sometimes, I wish that I was crazy, that this world I am living in isn’t real, but a surrealistic nightmare that is the product of an insane mind. This process of recognizing the insanity is so freaking painful that I … Continue reading

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Between Giggles and Tears

How does a doomer prepare for retirement? Between giggles and tears. Like the dutiful middle class people we are, we’ve been saving for retirement since we started working, practically. I’ve been hearing since the 1980’s that social security won’t be … Continue reading

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Doom and Gloom

Today, I seem to have nothing to say. British Petroleum says a mouthful for me: Peak Oil solved, but climate will fry: BP report We (America) are no longer driving the bus off the cliff, if that is any consolation: … Continue reading

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Goodbye 2012

I found some people to admire in the year 2012.  Here’s my top four and more: Bradley Manning Paul Watson Katherine Forrest Chief Theresa Spence Bradley Manning has been tortured by his own government and stands as a warning to … Continue reading

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Facing the monster

Our species continues to surprise me.  We are capable of so much, and yet we never seem to learn. I was at a presentation recently, the topic being the environment in broad terms, but more specifically about climate change, and … Continue reading

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Refugee Nation

The election is over.  I did not vote for President Obama.  If the Democratic Party does not reinvent itself for the next cycle, it’s unlikely that I will ever vote for one of the two parties again. Those of us … Continue reading

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