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I am the 99%

I know this photo is from 2011, part of the Occupy demonstrations that year. There were quite a few of these images released with the title “I am the 99 percent” about that time. I reposted it today because of the events in Washington DC, where the congress and His Electoral Highness Donald J. Trump are …

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Holiday Humor Philosophy Religion

Rites of Spring

A few years ago on Facebook, I posted the image at right to The Wife‘s wall.  Silly me, I was thinking I could entice the woman I love into engaging in some Rites of Spring when I posted it. Easter is the traditional holiday that most closely corresponds with the Vernal Equinox, the celestial demarcation for the …

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Libertarian Philosophy Podcast Politics

Killing in Cold Blood

The state of Arkansas plans to put to death eight inmates over a span of 10 days next month, a pace of executions unequaled in recent American history and brought about by a looming expiration date for a drug used by the state for lethal injections.  New York Times, Arkansas Rushes to Execute 8 Men …

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Humor Politics

DST? Why?

“I don’t really care how time is reckoned so long as there is some agreement about it, but I object to being told that I am saving daylight when my reason tells me that I am doing nothing of the kind. I even object to the implication that I am wasting something valuable if I …

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Economics

If This Was Mandatory Reading

I just finished reading (actually, listening too) Bernie Sanders’ book Our Revolution and I should give a hat tip (h/t) to DecodeDC and Jimmy Williams for suggesting it. There really is only one problem with this book. The people who should be reading it will never willingly pick it up. Every Trump supporter, Clintonista (been called …

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Niemoller’s Law

None of us can be safe until all of us are safe – Niemöller’s law First heard uttered by the Reverend Timothy Murphy on this episode of Code Switch He doesn’t credit Martin Niemöller for the inspiration, but I know the origin of the sentiment all the same.  The same feeling has been heavy on …

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HealthCare Humor OHM Politics

iPhones, Healthcare and Cake

I’m using a three year old Google Nexus that was gifted to me by friends. I have the cheapest available phone service in the United States here is my referral code. I use old tech and cheap services because I’M POOR. I don’t have an iPhone, Chaffetz you asshat. Don’t buy an iPhone get healthcare is …

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