Monthly Archives: November 2010

Well, I made it through airport security

Without drama I might add. And no, I didn’t have the balls to wear my Utilikilt and do a twirl at security. And yes, the new knee set off all the bells and whistles so I did have the enhanced … Continue reading

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Bumper Stickers

The images are a bit small, and I couldn’t easily figure out how to make them bigger, but if you click on them, you’ll get a larger version. Enjoy! Tip of the hat to Megan the Elder for sending them … Continue reading

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The Sorrows of Empire

Here’s a prescient quote from the above book written by Chalmers Johnson in 2004. He was not a liberal by any conventional definition. If present trends continue, four sorrows, it seems to me, are certain to be visited on the … Continue reading

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Here’s another one

It’s about time that people started rising up against all this unnecessary, intrusive and useless violation of our rights and privacy. If only there was as much concern about those who have been tortured and held indefinitely without trial, drone … Continue reading

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Coming to an airport near you

I’m debating about which option to take if it gets down to the choice between irradiation and irritation. Actually irritation comes in large doses with both options, so there is no good choice. What about trying to have some fun … Continue reading

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A message from Transport Canada

Next week I’ll be flying for the first time in ages. I’m not looking forward to the extra scrutiny my new knee will bring, and I’m not looking forward to the recently increased security and penis scanners. I doubt that … Continue reading

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Those cute little bears are back

This time they’re talking about Quantitative Easing. I can quibble about a few of the “facts” they cite, but they’ve got the essence of what the FED is doing. As well as printing a whole pile of money, they’re giving … Continue reading

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