Monthly Archive: July 2017

“Free” Press

I read today that us Lefties really need to lighten up on the Neo Liberal apparatchiks because our reality based criticisms of them (that they are feckless, ineffectual, and stupid) hurts their pwecious fee-fees and we should all line up behind “A Better Deal: Better Skills, Better Jobs, Better Wages, Papa John’s.” Well, that’s wrong. …

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Subway

So I know this guy who actually owns a modestly large network of stores (I also know his IT guy who, in the context I’m about to discuss, is a much bigger deal but not relevant). He was my boss one year in this rather large but temporary project I was involved with annually for …

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Trump Bans Transgenders From Military Service

Update 15:37 ET: A report in Poltico claims that this ban is all about money in the budget for the border wall. When anti-trans Republicans from the House told Trump they would hold up funding for the border wall unless he banned Transgender people from the Military, Trump, obviously, didn’t hesitate. In the middle of …

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The Breakfast Club (Anarchy)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:30am (ET) to …

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Now They Debate But Debate What?

The the vice president casting the tie breaking vote, the Senate voted 51- 50 to debate the repeal and replace of the Affordable Care Act. But just what are they debating? The plan emerging in the hours before the successful vote was for the Senate to vote in the days to come on competing repeal-and-replace …

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Show the respect, will ya?

  And Balding High Forehead Spice doesn’t even get the quality time at Kennebunkport.

The Legend Of El Campeador

Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar was a Castilian nobleman and military leader in medieval Spain. … He rose to become the commander and royal standard-bearer (armiger regis) of Castile upon Sancho’s ascension in 1065. Rodrigo went on to lead the Castilian military campaigns against Sancho’s brothers, Alfonso VI of León and García II of Galicia, as …

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The Breakfast Club (Evil Ways)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:30am (ET) to …

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Trading Ground For Time

The problem is that people see patterns in randomness. What we commonly call “intelligence” mostly registers pattern recognition and indeed the very way our brains process their primary source of information, vision, is based on it. My Therapist and psychologically aware friends call this “mind racing” and view it as a symptom since obsessive speculation …

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Yellen! Where Is My Inflation!

Ok, that may be a little obscure. At Teutoburgwald Varus, a Roman General of limited skill and immense gullibility, was wiped out in a surprise attack by Germans and lost 3 whole Legions as in- no survivors. For the rest of his reign Emperor Octavius was observed at random shouting to nobody in particular, “Varus! …

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