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MORE NEWS FROM THE HELOTS


After a long break, I’ve received another communication from the helixontakers, copied below. (See here and here for background.) It appears that I missed the most obvious reason for Trump’s victory: Aliens. ************************************************** Dear Mudge, We never responded to your … Continue reading

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Further rant on propaganda: getting personal


Before reading this, you might want to look at my recent attempts at Green Party propaganda here: https://kitchenmudge.wordpress.com/link-collection/green-party-related-and-election-info/propaganda/ I showed them to the Greens on my list and they had little to say.  Maybe non-Greens can give me some nice … Continue reading

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Chris Hedges’ Empty Chair Speech


Some good-quality videos of Green Party stuff are becoming available, and this recent one is something to hear, if you have the time: So you have a choice.  You can take an hour to watch the video and then read … Continue reading

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THE SMALLEST CURRENT COIN


. Advice, n.  The smallest current coin. “The man was in such deep distress,” Said Tom, “that I could do no less Than give him good advice.”  Said Jim: “If less could have been done for him I know you … Continue reading

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Award Time


I’ve been given the Liebster Award by Olga.  This is one of those awards that are simply ways for bloggers to acknowledge and  recommend each other.  There was a time when I wanted to be careful about advertising my blog, … Continue reading

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We owe Tandrow


Scruffy says: Dear OWG, Did white people invent the toaster? Yes, the earliest toaster, as we know it, seems to have been used circa 1844 by Bartholomew T. Tandrow, purveyor to the Royal Navy, who provided dried bread as provisions … Continue reading

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TSUNAMI


I declared at the founding of this blog that I would keep it as much as possible to subjects that I know first-hand. Probably gonna violate that now. To anyone keeping up with the news, the hits have been coming … Continue reading

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Dear OWG,


Why should I pay higher property taxes than my dad for a house that’s worth less $$? Beffuddled in Fullerton Because old people — especially old white homeowners — vote, run for office, and bribe politicians at far higher rates … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Notes


A few years ago, David Hackett Fisher wrote a very entertaining book, “Albion’s Seed”, outlining the four earliest cultures that came to the east coast of North America from the British Isles. For your amusement, I’m excerpting a few paragraphs … Continue reading

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KEEPING IT SIMPLE: NOT STUPID


Warning: The following might be a waste of time if you’re already pretty well acquainted with using a computer.  Here’s how to decide whether to bother reading:  If you read the Know your Meme entry on Technologically Impaired Duck and don’t get … Continue reading

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