Archive for September 4th, 2021

September 4th, 2021 - 10:09 pm § in Health, Politics

Dying for freedom (video)

No, this video isn’t about our military heroes. It is, however, about freedom and death. America is a free country where people can believe and do what they want, even if they’re wrong, and even if it kills them. Warning: This video may be difficult for people of tender sensibilities to [...]

September 4th, 2021 - 7:03 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics

Proud Boy shot in foot

Tusitala Toese (<– this dude) was shot in the foot during an altercation between Proud Boys and alleged “antifa” members in Olympia, Washington, on Saturday, September 4, 2021 (read story here). By unknown person or persons, possibly himself. Boo hoo. The above-linked news repor[...]

September 4th, 2021 - 5:39 pm § in Health

How to deal with people who believe vaccination is a “mark of the beast”

Respect their religious beliefs. Don’t make them get shots. Leave them alone. But I don’t want to be exposed to them. I won’t sit in an airline seat next to them. I prefer not to shop for groceries with them. I don’t want my masked child in a classroom with their unmasked chi[...]

September 4th, 2021 - 5:07 pm § in America, China, Misc., Russia

Is the movie “Reservoir Dogs” an allegory on nuclear war?

“Reservoir Dogs” was Quentin Tarantino’s (bio here) first film, released in 1992, and typifies his film work. On its face, it’s a crime noir movie about jewel thieves who come into conflict with the police and each other. Its explicit portrayals of violence grossed out audien[...]

September 4th, 2021 - 3:33 pm § in Misc.

PHOTOGRAPHY: International space station

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September 4th, 2021 - 12:21 pm § in America, Donald Trump, Politics, Schools & Colleges

Toddler tantrums

“The toxic acrimony of national politics is seeping down to the local level — and the consequences look ever more ominous.” This is Niall Stanage (bio here), an Irish journalist looking at America from the outside in, writing for The Hill where he’s an associate editor. Read the [...]

September 4th, 2021 - 11:49 am § in Health, Law and Courts, Schools & Colleges

Parent called cops over school’s mask rule

Like it or not, New York Gov. Hochul has ordered all teachers, staff, and students to wear masks in classrooms. If you don’t like it, you can challenge her mask order in court, and try to persuade a judge that she (1) exceeded her authority, (2) didn’t follow proper procedures, and/or (3[...]