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The Imminent Mid-Term Election In USA

It’s been a long haul but we are almost there. Early voting has started and the usual voter-suppression tricks are being exposed. Trump is panicking and telling more and bigger lies. The House is almost certain to go to the … Continue reading

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Another Of Trump’s Many Lies Bites The Dust

“While the vast majority of the individual’s ancestry is European, the results strongly support the existence of an unadmixed Native American ancestor in the individual’s pedigree, likely in the range of 6-10 generations ago.” See Report From Prof. Carlos D. Bustamante, … Continue reading

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Good, Bad and Ugly News About Global Warming

“Premier Brian Pallister pulled the plug on his “Made in Manitoba” carbon-price plan. Instead, he’ll help us stay under two degrees by developing more hydropower, continuing with the long-planned closure of the province’s sole (small) coal plant, and recycling “more … Continue reading

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Extreme Extreme Fear

CNN’s Fear and Greed Index took a nosedive this week. There wasn’t any particular trigger or stampede involved. I think it’s just some nervous investors heading for the exits. Either being more cautious or cashing in make sense after such … Continue reading

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Do You Have Two Or More Vehicles For Personal Transportation?

“In a one-vehicle household the average daily mileage is about 30 miles, according to the 2017 National Household Travel Survey. In a two-vehicle household, the first vehicle averages nearly 40 miles in a day; in a three-vehicle household, the first … Continue reading

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Conservative Of What?

“Trump will become an undeniably consequential President with the Senate due to vote Saturday to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, consecrating the conservative majority that has long been the impossible dream of the GOP.” See President Donald Trump’s winning … Continue reading

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The Future According To Me

The disgusting show in the Senate’s “inJustice” committee last week is the icing on the cake. Everyone who wants justice will vote against the party of pigs/Trump/Kavanaugh. Everyone who doesn’t want SCOTUS to be just another committee run by pigs/Trump/Kavanaugh … Continue reading

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The World Of Politics (As I Would Wish It…)

I’ve been watching USAian politics with rapt attention for a couple of years now. Oh, the horror… The mid-term elections look like the best hope to right the ship. The Ds seem set to regain control of the House. They … Continue reading

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GOP Retiring In Florida

“Democrat Andrew Gillum leads Republican Rep. Ron DeSantis (Fla.) by 5 points in the race for the Florida governor’s mansion, according to the first publicly released poll since the state’s primary elections on Tuesday.” See Post-primary Dem poll shows Gillum leading … Continue reading

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Thin Clients Revisited

I’ve long advocated using GNU/Linux thin clients in schools and offices. It just makes sense to save licensing costs and simplify maintenance. IGEL reports “Shipments of Linux-based endpoint devices” were 35% of units shipped in 2017. See “Linux and the … Continue reading

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Blood In The Water – 2018 Congressional Election

OMG! A few weeks before the midterm election and the sharks are gathering for GOP blood… Last week, the House of Representatives seemed locked for a Democratic Blue Wave. It’s getting stronger. Everyone sees Mueller getting more convictions and hauling … Continue reading

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FakePOTUS/TRUMP Circling The Drain

Yesterday was a great day: Paul Manafort, Trump’s campaign chairman, convicted of laundering Russian money through Ukraine and Cyprus, and Michael Cohen, Trump’s lawyer, convicted of illegal campaign contributions. Cohen also implicated Trump in the schemes. So, now there is … Continue reading

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