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May 27th, 2020 - 11:41 am § in Donald Trump

Trump does it again! The Donald claims Princess Diana wanted to F— the stable genius!

The Brit Royal Family have a problem.  How do you be polite with a man who openly claimed he could f— Princess Diana? (June 3 to 5) As the Donald prepares for his next visit with hereditary royalty,  the royal sons of Princess Diana face a challenge.  Just after “The People’s Princess[...]

May 26th, 2020 - 12:50 pm § in America, Politics

How America stacks up against Asia in fighting Covid-19 (spoiler: not so well)

America, pop. 330 million, has 98,000+ Covid-19 deaths; six Asian nations with a combined population of 328 million have ~1,200 Covid-19 deaths. (The six nations are Australia, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Taiwan, and Vietnam.) Our death rate is 80 times theirs. On Saturday, May 23, 2020, “Ameri[...]

May 25th, 2020 - 12:44 pm § in Misc.

MEMORIAL DAY

Pretending American causes are always noble leads to fascism.   The soldiers did not fight just for a noble ideal. Like most soldiers, Americans fought for their country. So did Germans, Japanese and Italians WWII. So did the soldiers under Napoleon and serving the Queen under the Duke of Wellingto[...]

May 25th, 2020 - 11:47 am § in America

Memorial Day is also for remembering what they fought and died for

“Given the deep implications of Memorial Day, the question arises; do we ‘observe’ Memorial Day or do we ‘celebrate’ it? … Looking past the tears and bowed heads and folded hands … we can see something else; an idea. The idea of America is arguably the most significant in h[...]

May 25th, 2020 - 1:12 am § in Misc.

What is it?

A. Prop from Game of Thrones  B. Skull on display at the Creation Museum C. Skull of horned dinosaur D. Prop for upcoming Jurassic Park sequel E. Sculpture by Jared Kirschner[...]

May 23rd, 2020 - 12:16 am § in Misc.

May 23, Mafia Day

The 23rd of May – il 23 maggio….. Mike James FACEBOOK It’s a day in Italy to remember courage, the will to fight, a commitment to truth, the tenacity to confront and prosecute criminal arrogance, to remember Giovanni Falcone. Thousands will turn out that day, paying respect, rememb[...]

May 22nd, 2020 - 6:55 am § in Misc.

Summer Soon

Original Cover Painting for Tarzan Comics by Mo Gollub – (Dell, 1955). This is a cover painting of Tarzan facing down a snarling leopard high in the treetops. Oil on artboard, from Jockohomo[...]

May 20th, 2020 - 2:17 pm § in Misc.

Titanic trivia

The two most famous ships of the Titanic story, besides Titanic herself — the SS Carpathia (which came to Titanic’s aid) and SS Californian (which didn’t) — were both sunk by German U-boats in World War 1. By then both were under other masters, and their captains on the night[...]

May 19th, 2020 - 1:29 pm § in Misc.

“It’s just the flu.”

Some people want to minimize the seriousness of Covid-19 for ulterior reasons. They argue, “It’s just the flu. People die of flu every year.” Except Covid-19 deaths are in addition to flu deaths. And the Covid-19 deaths have exceeded the typical number of flu deaths by multiples — currently [...]