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I am missing Smith.
So I am creating this non-Haiku in the hopes I can find out how he is doing.
I was thinking about tides.
We can better understand the miraculous as long as we admit the miracle of tides.
The ole 'ebb and flow' as they say.
Babe Ruth is a hero of mine.
He was some Irish mug who was thrown away by his parents and tossed out of school and picked up by a Priest. [Read more]
I scanned a nice article at NYT forecasting how our energy needs will change over the next decade.
But it really is the progress our nation has made over the last five years that astounds me.
We are really close to seeing America as a net oil exporter!
Alternative sources of energy are cutting our dependency on coal.
Alternative sources of energy are creating jobs!
New sources of traditional fuel are creating jobs; real jobs paying good money. [Read more]
The NRA is having another convention and crazy crazy people will show up and give grand speeches about liberty and the Constitution and the commie liberals.
Mediamatters does a splendid job demonstrating how the voices of the right including Hannity and Nugent and beckerhead and so many other nutjobs have been calling for out-right revolution over the last few years.
Talk about yelling 'fire' in a crowded theater? [Read more]
Speaking of revolutions:
Ted Cruz has been accused of setting himself up for a 2016 run for the Presidency!
Ted Cruz has denied these charges.
Like Joan Walsh postulates:
IT AINT GONNA HAPPEN!
And yes, I would welcome a Cruz candidacy.
What a wonderful opportunity to run against Joe McCarthy! [Read more]
I had a wonderful day.
Spring was more than a month late but damn I had a wonderful day.
It was 67 F for chrissakes!
Seany notified me by email that he would arrive with the troop on the weekend, like two days before the event.
I did not expect the troop until sometime in May.
We had just experienced a blizzard six days beforehand.
The roads and paths were impassable. [Read more]
ITS THE DARK SKINNED GUY
I knew it!
I knew it when I first viewed the damage!
IT'S THE DARK SKINNED GUY!
WELL MAYBE NOT THIS TIME!
We as a nation have so many dire issues facing us.
The 21st century has presented us with a new Boston Massacre.
And there has been little news presented of late that even touches upon other dire issues that effect this country.
I still think that a discussion regarding race is important and it actually touches upon the racist attacks brought on by the right wing mass media in retaliation to this event. [Read more]
FUNNY & GUILELESS
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