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Years ago my wife went pheasant hunting with her Mercedes 300D sedan. She left the dead pheasant on the side of the road. I had to replace the grill. A few years later she went duck hunting with my GMC pickup. A co-worker removed the duck from the grill. It popped back into place. They discarded the dead duck. Yesterday my wife went grouse hunting with our manufactured home. A neighbor took the dead grouse to a taxidermy shop. At least we are beginning to make some use of her bird hunting kills. I think we need to get her some lessons in using her shotgun. A much better tool in so many ways. … An alternate version of the […]

whiffing an ugly aroma

One of the most powerful prostitutes in the world suddenly leaps off his throne. These psychopaths do not relinquish their protected positions in front of the bowing and scraping masses willingly. Ever. This is one of those moments that I tuck into the back of my brain for future reference. Hints of why he really bailed will show up. The pieces will be available for reassembly. The whole picture will be BIG. This was far too sudden and dramatic to be inspired by little stuff. However, don’t think for a minute that a marionette replacement will change the show. Other than to him, it means nothing at all to the real world. The look and voice will change. The actions […]

a large supreme, hold the anchovies

The USofA Supreme Court has ruled that concealed weapon carry licenses in any one state are valid in every other state AND that all states must issue them like the good states do. This is really good news as this country has been a hodge-podge of Luddite legislation regarding self-defense tools. While they didn’t use those words exactly, they did say essentially the same thing. Their ruling, for those who attribute supreme super powers to such things, actually says a marriage license in one state is valid in another – like state issued driver’s licenses and such. Which, obviously, would include CCWs. Of course in the feely-huggy socialist people’s paradise, warm acceptance of gay rights is just about the opposite […]

Windoze numbah ten

In The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress, Robert Heinlein introduced the term TANSTAAFL … There Ain’t No Such Thing As A Free Lunch. You know it. I know it. Almost everybody knows that “free” stuff always costs something. When Microsoft raced Windoze 10 to the market and gave it away, I immediately smelled a rat. I didn’t need to know any more than it was Microsoft. There has never been any company less likely to be charitable, nor are many less bound by common morals and more in bed with Big Brother. As many people have discovered, uncovered and shared on the Internet, TANSTAAFL holds true on #10. There has never been a better time to learn more about Linux […]

old farmer wisdom

Your fences need to be horse-high, pig-tight and bull-strong. Keep skunks and bankers at a distance. Life is simpler when you plow around the stump. A bumble bee is considerably faster than a John Deere tractor. Words that soak into your ears are whispered… not yelled. Meanness don’t jes’ happen overnight. Forgive your enemies; it messes up their heads. Do not corner something that you know is meaner than you. It don’t take a very big person to carry a grudge. You cannot unsay a cruel word. Every path has a few puddles. When you wallow with pigs, expect to get dirty. The best sermons are lived, not preached. Most of the stuff people worry about ain’t never gonna […]

the perfectly awful storm

As the saying goes, “Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they aren’t out to get you”. I am gathering a big stack of ugly sticks here today. Paranoid? Perhaps, but the facts are here and supporting evidence abounds, if you are up to looking at it. While it is difficult to conceive of people who want to do this, the psychopaths and sociopaths find and promote each other into positions creating a web of mutual, destructive power. You cannot think like they do, nor can you really understand them, but like rabid dogs, they do exist, and the culmination of their grandest plan ever is upon us. They all sat around in their black-hearted Bilderberg confabs and said, “Hey guys, […]

Lies You Will Hear As The Economic Collapse Progresses


what a bubble looks like

The graph below is a great picture of a bubble that should have burst a long time ago… but it keeps holding together and making the eventual crash much, much worse. King World News published it in a very good article: DANGER: The Global Collapse Is Now Accelerating To appreciate the chart, first understand the red bars. Other than the little blips of green, this is showing investors OWING money on stocks they have “purchased”. The stock prices and all indices of them are inflated by credit, debt. Once upon a time, people INVESTED money in stock. Storing your SAVED money in stocks was riskier than storing your savings in a bank, but it potentially earned more. In either case, […]

community comms

In any surviving, thriving community there is a wide range of specialists who make The Whole strong. An important gap I am striving to fill locally is communications. Both within our neighborhood and beyond. Step one was to learn a little bit and pass the FCC tests to earn a license. The first level, “Technician”, covers local communication well and with modest equipment investment. But it is the second, “General” level that shares information with adjacent regions, all states and the world. The gear costs go up significantly at this level. This is where I am licensed, but with a champagne appetite on a beer budget. Meanwhile, what I do have is moderately functional. It starts with twin 40-watt […]

what the right to a jury means

EDITORIAL The Jury as Liberty’s Shield By Shane Smith – September 04, 2015 It’s no secret that government absolutely loathes juries. They are an obstacle, an encumbrance to greater power, and government sidesteps the jury trial any chance it gets. But a jury trial is our right as American citizens, for now, and government has to deal with it in most instances. So government settles for the next best thing: packing the jury box with the most gullible saps our society has on offer and hoping the State’s slick lawyers and judges can cajole the jurors into delivering the desired verdict. The government’s beau ideal of a juror is a sap, a sheep, a serf who knows nothing of […]

the purpose of geoengineering

from Activist Post by Paul Adams The Purpose of Geoengineering and Chemtrails is Death Paul Adams, J.D. Activist Post – Special Report Urgent Alert: Throughout May of 2013, Southern California, home of 22 million people, received by far the most powerful daily aerosol attacks this writer has ever seen since learning of the Geoengineering issue in 2007. The sky remains whited-out and mountains ten miles away are barely visible due to toxic chemtrail fallout. Humanity, as motivated individuals of conscience, must unite and take immediate action to save lives and nature. Everyone must be informed quickly to stop this soft-kill murder operation, which is clearly escalating. In earlier times it was easier to control a million people than physically to […]