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August 8th, 2017 - 3:16 pm § in Misc.

What a lovely boat!

I love wooden boats. I have books on how to build them, and yes, once daydreamed of building my own wooden sailboat and sailing away in it. The passing of time and getting older have a way of tempering such daydreams. Wood sailboats are fun to gaze at, but expensive to own and a hassle […][...]

November 5th, 2016 - 5:24 pm § in Uncategorized

Arkansas ballot calls Clinton “liar”

Read story here and here. But Arkansas is hopelessly red, so does it matter?  And nobody in that state can read anyway.  [...]

May 27th, 2016 - 10:59 am § in Misc.

Hiroshima and Nagasaki

President Obama’s visit to Hiroshima this week is focusing attention on the atomic bombings. Truman’s decision to drop the bombs on Japan remains controversial. A CBS poll shows Americans evenly divided on the issue. What do I think about it? First of all, an interesting historical as[...]

May 7th, 2016 - 9:18 am § in Uncategorized

Meet your next president

Could he win? Damn right he might. He’s tapping into real grievances, and his campaign will focus on swing states where those grievances run deep. Already, millions of people have listened to him, and by November he may lasso millions more. Michael Moore, who’s no rightwinger, thinks we&[...]

May 7th, 2016 - 8:47 am § in Politics, The Ave Scene

Revenge time at WA Auditor’s Office

Troy Kelley, Washington’s elected state auditor, walked out of court a free man last month. A federal jury acquitted him of 1 charge of “making a false statement.” But the jury couldn’t agree on 14 other charges, which included theft, money laundering, and tax evasion. While[...]

April 25th, 2016 - 12:26 pm § in Uncategorized

$6,000,000 for their son

The City of Cleveland has agreed to pay the family of Tamir Rice, 12, who was gunned down by an incompetent rookie police officer, two payments of $3 million each to settle their civil suit against the city. Rice was playing with a toy gun in a public park when he was killed by a […][...]

April 20th, 2016 - 6:49 pm § in Uncategorized

So, what did the DNA test show?

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February 27th, 2016 - 12:34 am § in Uncategorized

Trump attacks media again, and this time he’s serious

“Donald Trump said Friday that if elected president he will change the nation’s libel laws in order to make it easier to sue news organizations.” Hey Donald, why not just shoot journalists, like other dictators do? Then put the media under state control, hire a propaganda minister,[...]

February 10th, 2016 - 11:46 am § in Uncategorized

BREAKING — Christie drops out

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie pulled out of the GOP race today, after his weak showing in New Hampshire’s primary yesterday. Now he can resume doing what he loves best (see photo below). “The New Jersey governor made the decision after a conference call with major donors, concluding tha[...]