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Rant of the Week: Lewis Black – How to Honor Veterans

It’s 99 years since the war to end all wars ended on November 11, 1917 on a rail car in in the forest of Compiègne, France. Veterans Day, known originally Armistice Day, which began in 1919 and became a legal holiday in 1938. It was after WW2 when a campaign was started to change the …

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Samhain: The Thinning Of The Veil

Samhain is one of the eight festivals of the Wiccan/Pagan Wheel of the Years that is celebrated as the new year with the final harvest of the season. It is considered by most practitioners of the craft to be the most important of the eight Sabats and one of the four fire festivals, Imbolc, Beltane …

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Rant of the Week: Joy Behar – ‘F*ck Your Kumbaya!’

In her interview with Bill Maher on HBO’s “Real Time,” Joy Behar, co-host of ABC;’s “The View,” didn’t hold back. She let Democratic strategist Van Jones and Democrats in general for being too nice. Former First Lady Michelle Obama was famous for saying “When they go low – we go high,” but Behar said that …

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Rant of the Week: Bill Maher – Salt In The Wound

During his opening monologue, Real Time host Bill Maher chastised Trump and his defender, chief of staff Gen. John Kelly, for the debacle following his “condolence call” to the widow of Sgt. La David Johnson earlier this week.

Rant of the Week: Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart – Equal Time

Donald Trump complained that he was being treated unfairly by the late night talk show hosts and he wanted equal time. So CBS’ The Late Show host Stephen Colbert and the former host of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show Jon Stewart attempted to grant Trump his wish. Needless to say, it didn’t go well.

Rant of the Week: Bill Maher – The Party of Poopers

In his “New Rules” segment on Friday night, Bill Maher tells Democrats to stop attempting to childproof the world with regulations, and instead to save their battles for important issues like gun control, bank oversight and climate change. Truly, America needs to focus on more important issues. While the deaths of children left in hot …

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2017 Playoffs: Division Series Games

When I go a traveling it’s usually because I’m doing stuff, even in places as pleasant as Stars Hollow By The Sea and Stars Hollow North Lake, and I have to prioritize that. As I had feared, what’s happening is more important than Baseball Games so I’ve had to forgo covering them as I usually …

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Travel Day

On the road again. Blogging will be sucky to non-existent and I might not even be able to setup for the Ball Games, we’ll have to see.

Rant of the Week: Carmen Yulín Cruz – It’s About Saving Lives

Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz of San Juan, Puerto Rico has become the face and voice of the people who are suffering and dying in the aftermath of category 5 Hurricane Maria. After the slow response of the federal government, she has called attention to the obstacles of getting aid to remote parts of the island …

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Rant of the Week: Seth Meyers – A Closer Look At Trumpcare 3.0

NBC’s “Late Night” host Seth Meyer takes a closer look at the Senate’s effort to pass any health care bill no matter how bad it is. This latest version may well be dead in the water for the same reasons the last one’s failed, no Democratic support and Republicans insistence om doing it without them. …

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Crap. I have to write another piece?

  For weeks now I’ve been deferring my obligations and chores in the firm conviction that the coming Rapture and End of Times would make such mundane activities unnecessary (I don’t even want to talk about laundry). You may not understand the impending doom to be visited on humanity when Planet Nibiru (or Wormwood or …

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Autumnal Equinox 2017

Trees snapping and cracking in the autumn indicate dry weather. If, in the fall of the leaves in October, many of them wither on the boughs and hang there, it betokens a frosty winter and much snow. Spring rain damps; Autumn rain soaks. Of autumn’s wine, now drink your fill; the frost’s on the pumpkin, …

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