Monthly Archives: August 2017

Yet Another Defeat Of The Inhumane Trumpists

The state of Texas tried to enforce Trumpist treatment of citizens and others by cities refusing to enforce federal rules about immigration. The cities rebelled at a proposed new law and sued. They won an injunction preventing enforcement tomorrow. The … Continue reading

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Counterattack Of The Chile Pepper

Last week, I made a big pot of Chile and it was quite successful except for being a bit too hot… Last night I developed a craving for more and made a single-meal-sized bowl of Chile. What could go wrong? … Continue reading

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Putting German Politicians On The Record

“CDU/CSU (conservatives) and FDP (liberals) marked their position as “neutral” and answered in a very similar fashion. Unfortunately, these parties avoid making a clear stance and ultimately confirm the status quo. On one hand, they do consider the use of … Continue reading

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Trump Trumped

“Trump’s business was actively pursuing significant commercial interests in Russia at the same time he was campaigning to be president — and in a position to determine U.S.-Russia relations. The new details from the emails, which are scheduled to be … Continue reading

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Fear, Uncertainty And Doubt

“CNN meteorologists on Friday forecast more than 20 inches of rain, and the National Weather Service first put Houston under a Flash Flood Watch — meaning flooding was a possibility and residents should be prepared — on Thursday afternoon at … Continue reading

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Range Anxiety? No Longer!

In my previous explorations of the web to find charging stations for my new Solo EV, there were a few hops on the highway that exceeded the nominal 160km range. One of these was from Peavey Mart at Regina, SK … Continue reading

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Trump’s Drive-Thru Kleptocracy

Yesterday’s pardon of a serial/mass denier of human rights in USA signals the beginning of a new era in USAian history, kleptocracy. Trump promised to create jobs, millions of them but he never mentioned that Nazis, Jew-haters, white supremacists, bad … Continue reading

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Chile

The meal, not the country, is good food. I made some today for the first time in a long time. The difference today (I don’t like to do anything the same way too often…) was using onions and peppers from … Continue reading

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Treason And Other High Crimes And Misdemeanors Demand Trump Be Impeached

“Only one side with one belief system was involved in a speeding car being rammed into a group of counter-protesters — an incident that left one woman dead and more than a dozen others injured. Only one group in Charlottesville … Continue reading

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Maybe Intel Isn’t As Bad As I Thought

“Intel CEO Brian Krzanich has become the third top business leader to step down from President Trump’s manufacturing council on Monday. He follows the chiefs of Merck (MRK) and Under Armour (UA), who announced their decisions earlier Monday amid the fallout … Continue reading

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Supply And Demand In The Electronic Era

It’s interesting how the wave of adoption of one technology affects another. The old Wintel monopoly acted as if it was an island and a single monopoly controlled the world. Things are more complicated today. The main sign of life … Continue reading

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Brain Surgery

No, not on my brain, but on a couple of trees grown too long in the same pot. I don’t remember the history… Perhaps it was when I was short of pots. Perhaps Nature planted a seed. Perhaps I lost … Continue reading

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