Monthly Archives: August 2016


Some Hard Truths or Bye Bye America

Kunk Fu Zoby Kung Fu Zu8/31/16
I would like to give you, dear reader, some revealing statistics which bear directly upon the future of the United States of America. More » • (1043 views)

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The Empty Tomb That Fills the Earth

by Glenn Fairman8/28/16

The Empty Tomb That Fills the Earth
That Brutish Cross on which He died
The rustic stable of His birth
Those failing hearts He’d not deny More » • (393 views)

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Science: A Graven Image

by Glenn Fairman8/27/16

How ironic that Science – a supposed neutral methodology — has taken on the status of an authoritative graven image, with all the dogmatic accoutrements that accompany a religious system. Nothing illustrates this more than its stance on Naturalistic Macro-Evolution and on Climate Change. More » • (622 views)

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The Theory of Nothing

Hawking by Glenn Fairman   8/25/16
The Philosophy of Science is a seedbed ripe for rich speculation. But perhaps the most profound questions the renowned scientist Stephan Hawking could wrestle with are not related to a multiplicity of bubble universes More » • (2286 views)

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Voting Technology in 2016

2016Primariesby Jon N. Hall8/24/16
Americans are getting only the amount and kind of “democracy” that the professional politicians (i.e. the establishment, the “insiders”) want us to have. When it comes to democracy, we Americans just aren’t getting the entire thing, the whole enchilada, the real deal; and this in the Land of the Free. More » • (502 views)

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Columbo

ColumboSuggested by Brad Nelson • Columbo is a friendly, verbose, working-class, disheveled police detective of Italian descent, whose trademarks include wearing a rumpled, beige raincoat over his suit, and smoking a cigar. And he’s much smarter than he appears.
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Equality for a 10th-rate sporting realm?

SellwynThumbby Selwyn Duke8/19/16
My, my, there those feminists go, complaining again. This time the whining concerns supposedly “sexist” Olympics coverage. Their problem? More » • (555 views)

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Exits and Advents

Brideby Glenn Fairman   8/15/16
A female on my running team spent the last few months caring for a father who had been a peripheral character throughout her entire life. By every measure of earthly justice, she should have turned her back on him – as her sisters eventually did. Nevertheless More » • (1569 views)

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America Loses Another Son Who Celebrated Her Greatness

GlennYarboroughby Anniel8/14/16
On August 9th, Bear and I began wondering how Glenn Yarbrough was doing. His daughter had not sent out much information lately. Bear decided the end was near and we played a few of our favorite Limeliters numbers. More » • (728 views)

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Review: Toro Ultra Blower/Vac

by Brad Nelson8/12/16

My reliable, if difficult-to-start, Black and Decker leaf blower finally gave up the ghost. It was a gas-powered unit. The advantage of gas-powered is freedom from an electric cord. More » • (874 views)

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The Naked Prey

NakedPreySuggested by Brad Nelson • A group of men are on safari. One of the party refuses to give a gift to a tribe they encounter. The tribe is offended, seizes the party, and one-by-one, kills all but one of the safari.
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Women’s Olympic Event Could Get a Little Teste

SellwynThumbby Selwyn Duke8/8/16
Athlete with No Womb or Ovaries but Internal Testes Will Compete with Women in Rio  •  With reports of dead bodies and excrement floating in the water, the threat of Zika and the Russian doping scandal, the Rio Olympics appears the Frankenstein of athletic events. More » • (712 views)

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