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|On the herbal supplements,
call me naive but; 80% did not contain the listed ingredients? 80%? That would be fraud on a massive scale, involving thousands of people. I didn't believe it, I don't believe it now.
|They Will Never Admit They're Wrong
Here is a great article on the absolute and total failure of Reaganomics. I can't think of anything that failed so ignominiously and still was so heatedly defended. We really have to start saying ...
|Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine Today
I love singing flash mobs! I'm just an old softy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7R_O-...
|Water pipes-the ultimate test.
Last month when we had our first sustained below zero temps in 20 years, I did a diary about how I had read on a .gov site that one could just turn off the water and open all the faucets to prevent ...
|Rednecks vs Weathermen Again
I was chuckling as I watched Al Roker, the weatherman, on the tube this morning. They were discussing the dire situation in the South after the storm. I wish I could find the clip, but to paraphrase;
|Keeping the pipes from freezing
This old house does not have enough insulation so I'm worried about the pipes freezing as this deep freeze comes in Tuesday. Usually I would let the water run, but being a parsimonious old fart, I ...
So let's say Gore won. It could have happened.
|Mysteries of the Mind
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is doing a series on mental disorders. And they're starting out right in the midst of the controversy. As the father of a teenager with mental "problems", I try to look ...
|Sometimes I Really Get Sick of People
War, genocide, murder, rape, pillage, tyranny, thievery; hey, always has happened, I can get over it. But Google releases a new phone and I can't get over it. Here's why:
|Yay. More Women In Politics
Many of us men welcome the needed balance that women bring to politics. I would like to see an end to the two thousand year old patriarchy. And then there is this:
|YouTube changes search.
Small but important, if you find a pro-Democratic video that you like.You have to watch the whole video. And hopefully, if you have a YouTube account, "like" the video. http://www.theverge.com/2012/...
|Morning Maniac Music
Or why this aging boomer loves the Internet. I watch some TV and see a pretty good Heineken commercial. The ad features a hot retro all woman singing group. I think, who is that and look it up on ...
|Send these crazy kids a couple bucks.
I met some crazy kids at an Ohio Pow Wow over the weekend. There walking to DC to try to save wetlands and other sacred places. Instead of partying all summer. I told them if they made it to the ...
|Civilization still exists!
Leonard Cohen in a L. A. Courtroom. Not acting the fool.
|The Greedy Maiden, A Lenape Tale
This story was posted on our local Native American group's page. I can't seem to find out how old it is. It would be more interesting if it was old. I read it as "The perfect being the enemy of the ...
|Native American Heritage Month
My small contribution to Native American Heritage Month on Halloween costumes.
|Meteorologist calls out Governor
Indiana fair tragedy was no 'fluke,' expert says.
|My Favorite Thing About DK
I love to read the inspiring diaries about people who have successfully stood up to bullies, liars and thugs.
If I'm forced to to talk politics with Republicans, I try to remember, Keep It Simple Stupid.
|The Great 401K Scam
I was working as a bartender in a popular downtown watering hole back in the 80s when the 401K scam began. Many money management types frequented my bar and some of them got a rise out of my ...
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