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Vote Trump. He’s our Hillary.

Kunk Fu Zoby Kung Fu Zu9/14/16
The Donald’s latest bribe to a particular constituency comes in his “Child Care Plan” which he officially proposed yesterday. Females are his target. The most controversial aspect of this proposal is the federal government guarantee that every new mother receive 6 weeks paid maternity leave. More » • (964 views)

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Molly Knits a Hat

HuskyFurby Anniel9/6/16
My friend Molly and I had met in a weaving class and then began spinning and dying our own yarns together. Molly loved exploring odd fibers to spin, while I am a bit of a yarn snob and there are some fibers I refuse to use. More » • (760 views)

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Book Review: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

GoldenTickektby Timothy Lane9/5/16
This book by Roald Dahl is the source for the Gene Wilder movie, Wiilie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (His father’s job is screwing the caps on toothpaste tubes., and he has to support Charlie’s grandparents as well as himself, his wife, and Charlie.) More » • (813 views)

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2016 Pledge Drive for FRAXA

FRAXA-thumbby Brad Nelson8/23/16
It has been a couple of years since I nominated Fraxa Research Foundation as StubbornThings’ official charity. I believe it is time to remind our readers about this fine organization and to open their wallets once again. Donate here. More » • (4587 views)

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It Doesn’t Take a Saint

Kunk Fu Zoby Kung Fu Zu9/3/16
There has been a spirited discussion at ST regarding the propensity displayed by many “conservatives” to talk a good game instead of actually doing something to make the world a better place. More » • (2679 views)

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The Child on the Cross

AngelBoyby Glenn Fairman   9/2/16
Without taking into account those pregnancies terminated in lieu of the mother’s health, which in real terms are less than negligible, selective abortion as a form of birth control is a heinous sin akin to murder. More » • (602 views)

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What a Tangled Web

Tangleby Deana Chadwell9/1/16
As we grope toward election day we’re hearing more foggy thinking than most of us can process on the spot. We hear people say, like a broken record, that the sluggish, dwindling economy is Bush’s fault. More » • (890 views)

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Book Review: The Cube and the Cathedral

CubeAndCathedralby Anniel9/1/16
Europe and America and Politics Without God, by George Weigel. First Published in 2008. Available on Kindle.  •  I had not thought to review this book any further, but decided I would because of what is happening in the EU in our day. More » • (1160 views)

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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 » • (1441 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 » • (3632 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 » • (669 views)

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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 » • (740 views)

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