Monthly Archives: December 2016

The terrorist in the mirror

“Everybody’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s a really easy way: stop participating in it.” – Noam Chomsky I would suspect that most Americans believe that we are the victims of terrorism rather than the instigator. But that would be … Continue reading

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Be a better whatever-you-already-are

“Do not try to use what you learn from Buddhism to be a Buddhist; use it to be a better whatever-you-already-are.” – H.H. the Dalai Lama XIV I get accused from time to time of picking on Christians which, at … Continue reading

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Getting my ass kicked by the flu

Our bodies are touchy little creatures. They like to be warm and dry and are very picky about what we eat and drink. They like sleep and rest and certainly have their own special way of letting us know when … Continue reading

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Trump’s mainstream, sane, normal supporters-not your Grandfather’s racist

“…..Hillary voters like you are on the lunatic fringe and that THE Donald voters like me are mainstream, sane, normal people.” – Comment from the blogger silenceofmind Carl Paladino Developer, School Board Member, Co-Chair of President-elect Donald Trump’s New York campaign … Continue reading

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I am not nasty enough

It has been brought to my attention that I may be too nice, not mean enough. I thought about this today. How can I be more controversial, more contentious, more disagreeable, nastier. A little background. I am southern, about as … Continue reading

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God elected Donald Trump and I don’t feel so good myself

“I don’t have any scientific information. I don’t have a stack of emails to read to you. But I have an opinion: I believe it was God. God showed up. He answered the prayers of hundreds of thousands of people … Continue reading

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My Wish Book list for you

Before there was Amazon, before there was Toys”R”Us, Ebay or Target there was Sears. Sometime around the first of November the Sears Wish Book would arrive in the mail and the eight year old me knew that Santa was close. The Sears … Continue reading

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