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Changed my vote at last minute

Not for Hillary or Trump–God no.  I decided to vote for Johnson.  I did not want to leave my vote for president blank and therefore be subject to simple tampering.  I also figured, what the hell, maybe if he gets … Continue reading

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How to defeat paywalls

This probably is common knowledge especially since I figured it out on my own, but if you don’t know…. Certain online papers like the New York Times or Washington Post limit non-subscribers to 10 articles a month.  But, it can … Continue reading

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Not Voting For President

I am not casting a vote for Trump, Hillary, Johnson, or Stein.  If there is a spot to write in a candidate, I will put in Bernie, but otherwise, I am not casting a vote for any of these unqualified … Continue reading

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Bill Clinton’s Alleged Assaults

Trump brought up Bill Clinton’s alleged sexual assaults in his apology.  I don’t know what an unbiased source of accurate information for his alleged assaults might be, but lacking anything better, here are some links from Wikipedia: Juanita Broaddrick Kathleen … Continue reading

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Republican economics are literally insane…

One definition of insanity that is often heard is, “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over expecting to get different results.”  That is what the Republicans want to do with the economy. One of the most common gripes … Continue reading

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Cops are criminals…

Cops are criminals.  They are murderers, rapists, and drug traffickers…and some, I assume, are good people. Does that bother you?  What if I say, “white people are murderers, rapists, and drug traffickers…and some, I assume, are good people.”  Does that … Continue reading

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Victim blaming and the hypocrisy of white women

A month or two ago when that criminal Brock Turner got a slap on the wrist for sexually assaulting a woman at Stanford, I wrote on Facebook that I thought there were common sense things women could do to lessen their … Continue reading

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“Thug” is the new “N-word”

What has been more disturbing for me in the week since the Terence Crutcher shooting is following it on Facebook.  Social media is awful.  At least some people have been refreshingly honest by saying, “the only good nigger is a dead … Continue reading

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Al Sharpton Wants a Lynching

The Rev. Al Sharpton says that, “We demand immediate justice! There ought to be an immediate trial, and an immediate trying of the evidence, and stop the judicial stalling! Because justice delayed is justice denied.”  I’m surprised that Rev. Al … Continue reading

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Birtherism and Trump’s Decision Making

Finally this week, Trump renounced his birtherism.  For most sane people, the question was resolved years and years ago. In reality, it was a racist issue.  It was an attempt to delegitimize the presidency of Barack Obama, our first black … Continue reading

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