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Welcome
Within the pages of my journal you will find mostly rants and commentary on topics of concern to me. Currently, those would include the illegal occupation of Iraq, human rights, the threat of theocracy, and the U. S. Presidency of Barack Obama.

If these things interest you as well, read on. If you wish to engage in attack debate, simply move on. I won't respond to you. If you are interested in honest debate, and have an open mind, then I welcome you.

Oh, and one more thing. I believe Bush 43 was the worst president ever to hold that office in the history of the United States. I am unashamed of that opinion.

Truth
If your actions harm no one, then they are ethical. The reverse is not necessarily true.

Motto
Nolite te bastardes carborundorum

The Handmaid's Tale
Margaret Atwood




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Pedophiles Decapitated Corpse Found On Judges Doorstep After Bail Hearing?

Rumors holding that a pedophile was decapitated in Texas originated on a disreputable web site.


Were UFOs Spotted Over Oklahoma City?

Despite claims made in a viral video, purported unidentified flying objects are actually identifiable as United States Navy paratroopers over Salt Lake City, Utah.


Egg Balancing on the Equinox

It is not true that a special property of the equinox allows eggs (or brooms) to be balanced on their ends that day.


Aaron Hernandez Had Severe CTE; Daughter Sues NFL, Pats

On 21 September 2017, researchers said Hernandez's brain showed severe signs of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy.


Kim Jong Un Says Deranged Donald Trump Will Pay Dearly for Threats

Kim called Trump "a rogue and a gangster fond of playing with fire" after the President's threat, earlier this week, to "destroy" North Korea.


Uber to Lose its License to Operate in London

Transport for London says it won't renew a license for Uber to operate in the British capital.


Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"A man can stand anything except a succession of ordinary days."


James Thurber

"The wit makes fun of other persons; the satirist makes fun of the world; the humorist makes fun of himself."


Robert Pante

"If you look good and dress well, you don't need a purpose in life."


Bill Hoest

"I just need enough to tide me over until I need more."


Are Radioactive Diamond Batteries a Real Thing?

While the science underpinning the concept is valid, its application remains wholly theoretical at this point.


Raw Sewage Still Poses Threat in Aftermath of Hurricane Irma

Residents of Everglades City, Florida remain on notice to boil drinking water due to fecal contamination of Irma floodwaters.


Mexicos Massive Earthquake: Rumors and Misinformation

We examine various claims that have surfaced after the 19 September 2017 earthquake.


Trolls, Bots, Useful Idiots Attack New Committee Aimed at Exposing Russian Propaganda Campaigns

The newly-formed Committee to Investigate Russia quickly came under the exact type of propaganda attack it is trying to expose.


Did the Red Cross Steal Donations in Texas, Empowered by an Obama-Era Executive Order?

A viral Facebook video contains false and unproven claims about the humanitarian organization's actions in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.


Toys & Games : Star Trek Discovery Insignia Badges

Dawn of Discovery. We present to you the brand new fully-licensed insignia badges from Star Trek: Discovery, perfect for that new uniform you're making. Available in Command, Medical, Operations, or Science division to suit your proclivities. $14.99



Federal Employees Ordered to Attend Anti-Leaking Classes

Employees at the Environmental Protection Agency are attending mandatory sessions to reinforce compliance with laws and rules against leaking information.


Did Ashley Judd Say She Wanted to Live in the Middle East Where Women Have More Rights?

Rumors that the actress had announced that she wanted to move were based on the misinterpretation of an old tweet by sites not overly concerned with credibility.


Were Houston Residents Warned to Use Gas Masks During Mosquito Spraying?

A warning video about the use of the insecticide naled in parts of Texas gets some facts wrong and greatly exaggerates the risk to the public.


Tiger Nurses Piglets?

Photographs claiming to show a mother tiger at a California zoo who nursed a group of piglets after her own cubs died are mislabeled.


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