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calendar   Wednesday - August 17, 2016

Leaving Home

Well, I know it’s been a while since you’ve heard from me, but now I have an announcement to make. And while I have been drafting posts about both the Iran Ransom and the Olympics (and how politics and cheating go hand in hand), but the big news I have to give is closer to home.

I am still committed to this blog and the Great Cause of our time, but tomorrow- possibly today for you- on August 17th I will be moving halfway across the country. I don’t make it a secret that while I am a man of the right, I have also been a Californian born and raised. And what’s more, someone that has lived on the dread, died-in-the-wool-left Coast itself. My parents came from the Middle of the country decades ago to live here, and I have lived here in this house my entire life.

Now I am doubling back on the path tread by them, the “Okies”, and the Miner 49ers and moving to Ohio. I have my misgivings about My Grandmother is getting on in years and could use our help, and above all the costs of uprooting from the home of 20~ years and moving halfway across the country to a place I scarcely know are less than the costs of staying. Taxes are high, a criminally insane water policy has all but insured drought will strike again, the “law” tried to abolish concealed carry, and I still remember the times when Bernie’s Brownshirts attacked a Trump Rally down the street while two married Jihadists slaughtered a Christmas Party.

This would be the chance where the jokes about the Far Left Coast would come up. But in all due honesty… I feel they’re mostly out of place for me personally. I am NOT blind to California’s innumerable flaws, chief among them the dual facts that it seems committed to being re-annexed by Mexican drug cartels and the fact that it has helped elect every Leftist president we have been cursed with. But the California I knew was generally good to me on the whole. Even with a hideously corrupt school system and government. The neighborhoods were good, The food’s delicious (especially if you know where to look), the climate’s generally above par (though anybody who thinks it shines all the time has never shivered in 30 degree F weather in the middle of Fall of in Santa Clara). And perhaps most surprisingly… almost everybody I have met- and I mean almost everybody- from school on was friendly or neutral. And hard as it may seem, many people know about my political and philosophical beliefs- including in school- and were accepting of it, sans a few individuals (two or three of whom I am proud to say I helped fire).

So on some level I think a part of me will always belong to here, even long after I leave. It is the land of my childhood and nothing I can do will change that. And I suppose I can see why many people might be drawn in by the warm, fuzzy glow of a Leftist, progressive utopia. After all, my life has largely been a demonstration of its’ better sides (to the extent that oxymoron exists).

But even then the underlying rot crept up from the cracks. That was all too obvious from when one of my (married) math Co-Teachers was arrested and dragged off for shagging a student, probably with the knowledge of the Principal.  Even though his wife also worked on the very campus. But more damning was the bitter, encrusted corruption that lies at the top of the school districts and how my parents had to use their legal skill and positions in the PTA to fight a years long, savage battle with a system run by people who will screw over their students- including the disabled- in order to serve themselves. The fact that I was framed for defusing a situation with a history professor blocking the door and physically threatening me was probably the nadir of it. And I think it mirrors the dozens of ways=- from water infrastructure to sanctuary cities to drugs to forest ires- that this dream fails. How it crumbles when even a handful of people with black hearts, greedy natures, avarice, or simple incompetence get high enough on the food chain, and how no amount of resources, Godly mercy, or well intentioned people are around.

I was just one of the ones lucky or blessed enough to not suffer the full consequences. The brilliant VDH has made a long, long series of posts that show a fuller story. It’s well worth reading, just in case you thought you knew everything about Leftist Lunacy.


So, what next for me? I don’t know. But regardless of what happens I do know I can look forward to one thing. Ohio’s a swing state, and we’re moving in time for voter re-registration for the General Election. Which means for whatever I’ve given up, I will have the chance to do something I really never have done before. Cast a vote in the General Election that might make a non-trivial difference. And ultimately, why else was America founded?

In any event, I look forward to getting back in the swing of things.




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calendar   Monday - July 25, 2016

Desiderata, and the Road Back

I know I’ve been away from posting. If I’m honest, the events of the last month or so have been overwhelming. Just when one revelation of Hillary’s true colors comes, more police blood flows through the streets. Then comes a Jihad attack, speeches at the RNC, and yet more.  To follow them is one thing, that is my duty; but to try detailing at them all and post has been quite another.

But right now I am sitting on a bed in the home of one of my uncles, about to leave the paternal family with his

DESIDERATA

GO PLACIDLY AMID THE NOISE & HASTE & REMEMBER WHAT PEACE THERE MAY BE IN SILENCE. AS FAR AS POSSIBLE WITHOUT surrender be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly & clearly; and listen to others, even the dull & ignorant; they too have their story.


Avoid loud & aggressive persons, they are vexations to the spirit. If you compare yourself with others, you may become vain & bitter; for always there will be greater & lesser persons than yourself. Enjoy your achievements as well as your plans.

Keep interested in your own career, however humble; it is a real possession in the changing fortunes of time. Exercise caution in your business affairs, for the world is full of trickery. But let this not blind you to what virtue there is; many persons strive for high ideas; and everywhere life is full of heroism.

Be yourself. Especially, do not feign affection. Neither be cynical about love; for in the face of all acidity & disenchantment it is perennial as the grass.

Take kindly to the counsel of the years, gracefully surrendering the things of youth. Nurture strength of spirit to shield you in sudden misfortune. But do not distress yourself with imaginings. Many fears are born of fatigue & loneliness. Beyond a wholesome discipline, be gentle with yourself.

You are a child of the universe, no less than the trees & the stars; you have a right to be here. And whether or not it is clear to you, no doubt the universe is un-folding as it should.

Therefore be at peace with God, whatever you conceive Him to be, and whatever your labors & aspirations, in the noisy confusion of life keep peace with your soul.

With all its sham, drudgery & broken dreams, it is still a beautiful world. Be careful. Strive to be Happy.


I suppose this is what I really needed after all this time, and it did speak to me a lot given where I am now. In all the many ways. For those who are interested, Desiderata is Latin for “Things Desired”, and I suppose it is fitting for it.

The poster claims it was found in a Church in 1692. As it turns out, that is about as accurate as Madame Clinton claiming she was named after Sir Edmund Hillary for his climbing of Everest. In short, it’s a bit off. If 250~ years is a bit.

It was actually written in 1927 by a guy named Max Ehrmann, who really does strike me as one of those great cases of unexamined brilliance. He’s well work checking out; ditto for his other works.

But as for me now? I think I’ve caught my bearings and am prepared to carry on.

It’s good to be back.




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calendar   Thursday - February 25, 2016

so whatcha think?  trump as next in the big white house?  could it actually happen?

LyndonB sent me a gag last night. 

Q: What is the difference between the White House and a zoo ?

A: A zoo has an African lion....and the White House has lynin’ African….

It’s a chuckle but it got me thinking about things and so I wrote him back. After I clicked send and re-read my thoughts, it occurred to me I ought to bounce this off you folks and see what you think.
I’m assuming many here are younger by at least a decade and maybe more.  I have added much here to my original reply to Lyndon cos I was still thinking as I wrote.

I heard an interesting interview and comment on BBC4 last night. Or maybe the night before. One running into another lately.
Maybe you heard it too. (that was addressed to LyndonB)

An American aide or spokesperson ??? something like that. Anyway he was speaking of the Trump draw on the public imagination but said mostly ppl who don’t read much etc. Words to that effect.  But he said that the American ppl in the end wouldn’t elect Trump, and while he wasn’t a fan of Hillary, she’s more likely to win it all in the end. 
Well, I suppose if that is true she still might be better then her opposite, died in the wool socialist, Sanders.  Frankly, both of em scare the be-jabbers outta me.  Come to that, I haven’t much faith in anyone anymore. 

When ya come right down to it, does it really matter any longer?  That’s a serious question.

I’m a bit jaded these days.  In my late 70s, I’ve been asked for donations to save Afrika and before that the starving kids in China at the end of WW2. I think the begging started around the 6th year of my being. Maybe 7.  I’ve heard speeches and when young might have been carried away by some. Not much anymore tho. I’m old and I’m tired and they’ve all been full of it all these years.

I might vote and then squeeze eyes tight and hope I made the right choice.

And I say that like we really have one. Trump aside.  Ya know, it might be fun just to see what kind of trouble Trump could get us in if elected.
I am very tired of the speeches made and comments made in interviews, whereby the speaker whoever that is, bangs on about improving our image in Europe.  Or expresses concern about our world image.  I actually want someone to say hey, Europe. Fuck You!  You don’t like our policies and you don’t approve of Gitmo?  Well hell’s bells. Come out with it and declare war on us and lets settle things once and for all.  Howzthat?

Yeah that’s the other damn thing that has me fired up and feeling like I had my finger on the trigger.  Gitmo.  Why the F*** is that place any business of anyone else outside the USA?  Why are some Americans telling us we can improve our image by shutting it down?
We should keep it open for business just to piss off the lovey left and Euro-weenies.

It’s late, I’m tired and outta here for now. Stay tuned.

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calendar   Saturday - April 18, 2015

Al Collins ----- KFI --- chess and my wife and one could say, much better days

More major work to be done at our house next Wednesday.  So things have to get started on Monday moving things little by little into other rooms.

Tuesday the computer and everything in this corner get taken apart or disconnected and moved in prep for Wed. workmen due about 8:30am.
Judging by last years project with the windows, we’ll be lucky if they’re done by four.  So no way late in day will I try and put things back in place.
I’m hoping I don’t have to unplug the router and wi-fi connection and then have to re-enter info etc and codes.

But on to today.

In the 1930s, the building below had huge movie like neon lights. Or is that fluorescent?  Google KFI building images and scroll and you’ll see what I mean. In those days, it hosted major movie and radio stars of the time. The theater had less than 100 seats and the station broadcast major shows across country via recording for a different time zone. The celebs of their time were here. So the building in the 30s was decked out to reflect the glitz and glamour.
By my time there, the flashy lights were gone and so were the trolley tracks that ran down the center of Vermont Ave.

And btw ... across the street and down one block was the famed Palamar Ballroom where in August of 1935, The Swing Era began with the broadcast of Benny Goodman and his band.  Last I saw of the corner, it was a Kroger market.

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April 18, 2015

I have been so out of touch with my past for so long, now when I learn about changes I’m either in shock or depression.

I only learned late yesterday, if what I read was correct, that my beloved KFI radio moved to new quarters quite a while ago from the original bldg. on Vermont Ave. in LA. Built in 1936 it was so splendid but I guess …. heck. I don’t know what to guess.

Anyone reading this will think I’ve lost the rest of my marbles, having already lost most of what I had to begin with.  But you’d have to understand how much that station and that bldg. came to mean to me. I ate, slept, dreamed was totally dedicated to them. KFI and that building were in a manner of speaking, my life’s blood.

It all changed of course. The station was sold off long ago, the format changed, and from once having the largest listening radio audience in all America, and that reader included any of New York’s largest stations, at one point KFI dropped to number 28.
A stab to my heart to learn that.  And now I read of the move.
What does that mean?

Odds are but I will not know until I call Calif. and soon I probably will. Or maybe I’ll just pretend the opposite of what I am sure has or will happen.
That beautiful bldg. and the old original radio theater inside, will be demolished.
Crushed to nothingness, rubble to be carted away. They may as well take me with em.
Bring out your dead.

I was sent a link to Wikipedia that told the story of KFI.  But they missed a thing or two that I know about cos I was there.  So I signed up to be able to edit but I must say that is a difficult site to work with. Of course, I was trying at four in the morning on a tablet. But after getting the welcome email and told I could now edit, I did after many glitches and Firefox crashes.  But I do not see it there today.

No word about the transmitter that Mr. Anthony built on his mom’s breadboard that broadcast for three blocks.
And when they listed past air personalities, not one word mentioning the king of Jazz DJs, my friend and mentor and guide, the very great Al “Jazzbeaux” Collins. Not a word.
The photo on the right here with Al and the flowers, was I am sure, his very last LP. This was the cover and I had it.

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He had a couple of albums I remember, I had one of them from the great man himself, called, A lovely bunch of Al Collins, (above).  It was a collection of kid’s fairy tales for grown hipsters done to a jazzy background. I recall Terry Gibbs on vibes and the late Steve Allen (yeah, the TV comic) on cool jazz piano with Al telling the stories. 
Oh, and they never mentioned Scott Ellsworth who late night also did some jazz and interviewed some Jazz greats in conversation, those who were at the time still with us. 

I had met Steve Allen briefly one time when he came into KFI. He was as likeable in person as he was on TV.  Dave Garroway on the other hand, was kind of weird in a way. He was brought into KFI on the strength of his name and former national early morning TV show. But he didn’t last too long. He insisted that shades be installed in the studio so that nobody would come by and stare or watch him at work.  He was a very shy man.

A major high rated former Rock Jock from KHJ (I’m sure it was that station) was lured away by KFI which was strange, since KFI was not a rocker in any sense.
Dave Hull one of the majors back then along with Casey Kasem, who sadly passed away last year. 
Well, back to Dave Hull.

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(PHOTO TAKEN AT KFI BY AL COX, A KFI ENGINEER)

He wasn’t too thrilled with my wife ( shown here) who wiped the floor with him playing chess.

He saw Jenn and I playing a game during our off time and issued a challenge, which I passed on but my wife picked up.

She nailed him in not too many moves. He said something about playing in a hurry or some kind of reasoning other than he was up against a very young (24 at the time) English girl who could outplay him.  So they played again, and again she cleaned his clock.

I don’t think he ever said as much as hello to her after that.
Imagine, having your chess socks beat off by …. a girl? 
Oh the shame of it. Life is sooooo hard.

Perhaps I should have warned him that she once played tournament chess, and came within a point or however they score things, of a champion player in England.

That’s one reason I married her.

I couldn’t stand the idea of anyone outside my own family that could beat me so consistently.  So I married her. LOL. 

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calendar   Monday - February 16, 2015

the washing machine

Got a ride from a friend into Southampton early today, the purpose of which was to buy a new washing machine.
Now you might think that should be a pretty straightforward sort of thing.  I had done quite a bit of research, studied the Brit version of Consumer Reports, which is called, Which?. 

There is new construction everywhere, and even here on our very own doorstep work has begun on the total rape destruction of part of our green belt. I refer to a place called Barton Farm, and invite you to Google same to see what is being ruined in the name of progress for this ancient cathedral city.  2000 plus new homes some of which of course will be low income.  This project is the kick in the balls compliments of the former leftist govt. to the perceived wealthy class who are supposed to all be living in this area.  OK, some wealthy do live here. Meanwhile, 9 more houses are planned for our small street where two houses now stand, and just up the road from us a family who have land and just happen to also be in the building trade, have cut down trees they would never have gotten permission for but did so over time and on the quiet, and the land is being planned to accommodate 45 new homes.  Some of which, by way of a bribe to the city, will be low income. 

So in addition to my fruitless search for the perfect washer, I now am on the lookout for a quiet and secluded cave with electric and pc hookup.

Anyway, traffic was touch and go and mostly stop til we got onto the freeway. 

Managed the roadworks and one ways and confusion of our destination city and got parking in the covered lot on the 2nd floor, went into the fabulous John Lewis store where we had to walk thru the lighting dept. on our way to my quest for a washing machine.  I can’t pass lamps and lights without stopping and looking, especially since two of our old ones could do with replacing.  Not that they aren’t still serviceable. I’m just tired of them and one just doesn’t look very well at all.  However ..... every damn bulb and every damn lampshade is rated for 60 watts. And no, I can’t use two floor lamps in the intended space but never mind.  It just pisses me off that the EU (may they all rot in hell) is responsible for this. But there’s more than that which has me glued to the ceiling.

When we got to the dept. that sells the washers, I couldn’t find one machine that had everything I wanted on one machine.
Sure, if I had the money and the room, I suppose I could have bought 10 washers and between them all I’d have everything, which actually doesn’t amount to a whole lot.  Why can’t all the doors on a washer open wide and flush to the machine?  Why can’t the damn locked door have an over ride so you do not have to wait a full 2 or more minutes before you can open it? Why on a 15 or 30 minute quick wash cycle, can’t you set the spin cycle past 800?  Why can’t the manufacturer let me think for myself?  I guess EU mandates, and for example.

Talking to a salesman I lamented the fact that I didn’t have the room for a top loader.
Oh, can’t sell top loaders to anyone but commercial buyers, as mandated by the EU recently, so I was informed by a Maytag outlet. They are larger and hold more water. Yeah .... that’s the idea damn it. 

Well I still don’t have a washer but am close to one choice.  There are actually machines rated well in almost every category except, a few that got panned because they do not rinse well.  Or wash well to begin with.  Gone are the days of trust in a certain make you’ve used successfully in the past and so try to go back to what you are familiar with that always worked. 

You watch ... I’ll bet before long even in the USA a top loader will only be available if you buy from private parties, because as I have read not too long ago, people in the current administration are advocating closer ties with the EU. And coincidentally, I heard more of that on the radio last night.

The expression “welcome to the club” has never had such an unwelcome taste.

Hang on, one more thing. 

The car park isn’t free but we couldn’t find the pay box or whatever they are called. You know, slip ticket in slot and it tells you what you need to pay, take ticked back after payment and then drive to exit and slip paid ticket into another slot and up goes the gate allowing you to pass.
Well, a notice informed us that the pay box was on the fourth and 8th floors.  God forbid they should have one on each level. But okay. Went up to the 4th floor, paid £6 which in American speak is, at today’s exchange rate, $9.21.

Got back in car and went to exit with paid ticket.

And the gate was wide open.  And stayed that way cos it was we discovered looking behind us, broken.

Just like my poor heart because I can’t get an old fashioned American washing machine.

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calendar   Wednesday - February 04, 2015

wanna buy a duck? (joe penny) no thanks. just a washing machine

Weather forecast here under a headline yesterday said that Feb. would be warmer inside your fridge.  Pity the folks who live in the north tho. Snow and ice and more cold winds from Russia. 

Meanwhile ;

Our old washing machine which really is not ancient and should have worked, no longer does. Pile of crap even when new but we were not aware.

So am looking to either repair for short term use, as expenses are gonna eat away at our budget, due to new windows for the rest of the old homestead, and painting and carpets and new this and that. So a washing machine wasn’t front of the line until it just quit on us.

Considering all the other things that need doing, I thought at least I should check into the possibility of repair and making it go for one more year.

First place I called never returned the call.  That’s pretty much par for the course here.

Second place wanted a flat £119.00 to come out and I assumed the call out charge is included. Still, 119?  With the rate of exchange at $1.51 to the pound (£) I passed.

So then I emailed a third place and got an answer today.
Here’s their email.

Thank you for your enquiry. The type of washing machine that you are looking for is not kept by our suppliers. If you want us to look at your appliance, then there is a callout fee of £65+vat for the 1st half hr. £14+vat per 15mins thereafter. If there are parts that needs replacing , we will quote you for the parts to be replaced assuming they are available. There won’t be a 2nd callout, just engineers time at £14+vat per 15mins.

Here’s what that all works out to.

£65.00 = $98.44
£14.00 = $21.20
VAT is 20%

I think we’re looking at a new machine real soon.
By the way ... the machine they mention that isn’t stocked, is one with a tilt drum. Apparently they are not easy to find here. Several years ago I saw them, now I see none. 

A top loading washer with dryer built on top, is an American import, if you can still find one.  Maytag makes them. But hugely expensive.


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calendar   Saturday - January 31, 2015

Some more class

Why? Got fine women and dance. How can I go wrong?

Need a Dance tag Drew? Can I do that?


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calendar   Tuesday - December 23, 2014

They did a good job

Mom looked like … Mom. Just like every time I’d visit. Kept thinking if I call her name she’d wake up.

Mom’s funeral went off without a hitch Sunday. Oldest sister gave a great eulogy. Baby sister’s husband gave even better comments when the Bishop opened the floor to personal remembrances.

As pallbearer I’m glad the funeral home had guys to instruct us. As her oldest (and only) son I was lead pallbearer. Always the pallbearer, never the pall!

Even with eight guys that casket was heavy.

Oldest sis kept asking if I was okay. Guess I wasn’t showing the emotion they expected. I was never as close to Mom as they were. I’m also on anti-depressants. Plus I’d been expecting this so I’d made my peace with Mom quietly during my visits this year.

Been pretty much a recluse for the last few years. I surprised myself at how easy it was to hobnob with old church friends and distant family that I hadn’t seen in decades. Should come out of my shell?

She is the mother of three beautiful children

Still didn’t get to meet them! grin I said as much in my comments at the memorial service. But here’s me and my sisters.

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Hey! That wasn’t a laugh line! grin

Here’s a laugh line: Both of my nephews hamming it up!

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Appears this is a tradition now. They do this every time they get together.


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calendar   Friday - December 19, 2014

Sisters having fun with Mom’s obit.

OMG! Who wrote this crap? Both sisters. Takes more than one to be this sappy.

In Memory of
Raeanna Viola Mosier
1943 - 2014

Raeanna Viola Mosier, 71, of Trotwood, passed away on December 15, 2014 at Maria Joseph Living Care Center. Born October 24, 1943 in Long Island, New York, she was the only child of the late Raymond Frederick and Morica Opal (Taylor) Burgdorf.

Raeanna was a full time wife and mother, and enjoyed participating in church, reading, working crossword puzzles, playing cards, watching movies, and collecting a variety of all things beautiful and magical. She was a young soul!

She is the mother of three beautiful children

Oh? I’d like to meet those children. She collected salt and pepper shakers. Nothing magical there.

and wife of 36 years to her eternal companion, the late, Laurens Sheridan Mosier.

Eternal? Yes. I do recall they were sealed in the Temple. Think it was the Washington D.C. Temple. Have to give Larry credit: He was a decent step-father. Cubmaster when I was a Cub Scout. Assistant Scout Master when I was a Boy Scout. Looking back he wins the Dad award. Higher praise I can’t give.

Raeanna is survived by her son, Christopher Dion Mosier and wife Linda of Dayton, OH; daughter Michelle Rae Mosier and partner, Judith Hensley of Huber Heights, OH; daughter Rachele Dawn (Mosier) Maffett and husband, Stephen of Fort Collins, CO; 4 grandchildren: Audrina Christen (Maffett) Miller and husband, Russell of Shelley, ID; Erika Megan (Maffett) Buschang and husband, Phil currently stationed in Iwakuni, Japan; Vincent Scott Maffett and wife, Katie of Fort Collins, CO; Joshua Alexander Mosier of Huber Heights, OH; and 2 great-grandsons: Tristan Aiden Miller & Bryson Cade Miller of Shelley, ID.

Visitation will be held from 2-3 PM Sunday, December 21, 2014, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 1500 Shiloh Springs Rd, Dayton where funeral services will begin at 3 PM Sunday, with Bishop Dan Brazelton, officiating. Burial will take place at Cedar Hill Cemetery immediately following the services.


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calendar   Wednesday - December 17, 2014

There she goes!

Mom slipped away quietly Monday. I’d been expecting this for some time but it still hurts.
She was fine at Thanksgiving.
Sister flew in Tuesday. She’s running things.
The service is this Sunday after church.
Usually you do this sooner than that but we have a surprising number of people flying in for this.
Surprising.
Mom was an only child and now cousins I’ve never met or heard of are crawling out of the woodwork.
Mom kept up an extensive correspondence with cousins.
Mom was 71. Suffered from congestive heart failure (ultimate cause of death), diabetes (lost a leg seven years ago to that), and several other ‘minor’ conditions.

Quote: “If I’d known I’d live this long I’d have taken better care of myself.”
She lived longer than both of her parents. And buried two husbands. The first was the father of us three children.


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Posted by Christopher   United States  on 12/17/2014 at 10:49 AM   
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calendar   Wednesday - December 10, 2014

This is important

I posted this as a comment otherwhere but I think it bears repeating:

“I’ve twice taken an oath to defend the Constitution. Not the government, not the President, not the country. If my country ceases to support the Constitution then we part ways.”


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Posted by Christopher   United States  on 12/10/2014 at 02:15 AM   
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calendar   Friday - November 28, 2014

Mass insanity!

Shopping. Black Friday. Stupidity. So after spending Thursday giving thanks to God for what we have, now we are shopping with claws unsheathed and teeth bared for what we don’t have. What part of “thou shalt not covet” do we not understand? I’m not participating in the mass insanity. I’ve got too much stuff. Don’t want more ‘stuff’. Takes too much time and energy to care for ‘stuff’. I’m downsizing! 


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Posted by Christopher   United States  on 11/28/2014 at 03:58 PM   
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calendar   Thursday - November 27, 2014

Your Deadline Is December 7th?

How obnoxious! (my old English teacher would be proud. I spelled ‘obnoxious’ correctly without looking it up.)

Medicare. How old do you have to be for Medicare to start bothering you?

I’ve been bothered since my step-father passed away in the early 2000’s. I was only in my forties then, but I started getting Medicare mailings. Also starting getting the anti-American, left-wing AARP mailings. I do encourage AARP to waste money on me.

But I digress.

I received a mailing from something called ‘MediGold’ today. In the context of ObamarrhoidCare and the ‘democracy’ on view in Ferguson, I’d like to parse this mailing…

First my ‘deadline’ is December 7th! A Day That Shall Live In Infamy If I Don’t Sign Up!

Okay, I added that last. But that’s the date on the mailing.

It says ‘pay $0 if you are admitted to the hospital.’ Emphasis on the ‘if.’
By the time you are admitted you will be dead. Your heirs will pay. Whether you were admitted and/or treated.
How much do you pay if you ‘ARE’ admitted?

Pay $0 to go to your family doctor.
You are not allowed to go to your family doctor.

Pay $0 for so many generic drugs!
Except for the generic drugs you actually need!

Get a FREE fitness center membership.
In Iraq. Running from ISIS is excellent cardiovascular exercise.

Other plans available too.
Just check out https://www.healthcare.gov/

Anyway, in honor of Moochelle Obamarrhoid’s ‘healthy school lunch’ law, have a happy tofurkey day. May the Nac Mac Feegles infest her underwear. (wanna bet I get a visit from the Secret Service for that? Crivens!)

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Posted by Christopher   United States  on 11/27/2014 at 01:37 AM   
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calendar   Tuesday - November 11, 2014

Liberal Compassion

Isn’t that an oxymoron?

Liberals enjoy pointing out that, unlike their mean-spirited and heartless conservative counterparts, they actually care about other people. The New York Times’ Paul Krugman, for one, writes that conservatives are “infected” with a “pathological mean-spiritedness” and want to “give you an extra kick” when you’re down on your luck. President Barack Obama, on the other hand, says that “kindness covers all of my political beliefs.”

So far, since I’ve been unemployed for 4 out of 6 years of the Obama Misadministration, I can say that liberals are heartless. As for the job’s he’s allegedly created? They are all part-time jobs. Thanks Obola! while you open our borders to asshole, jackoffs, and scum from Third-world countries. You give them freebies that me and my wife (citizens and taxpayers all our lives until you fucked the system) don’t qualify for. We’re the wrong race, we’re the wrong color, wrong Party, too old, etc.

Please show up on my doorstep Mr. president (yes, he’s a small man.) I got a knuckle sandwich with your name on it.


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Posted by Christopher   United States  on 11/11/2014 at 02:16 AM   
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