Monthly Archives: January 2021

The Great Experiment V.2.0 By Walrus

"The establishment of our new Government seemed to be the last great experiment for promoting human happiness." – George Washington, January 9, 1790 "If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face — … Continue reading

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News Updates From Inside The Forbidden City

The heeling is heading our way. Over the last few days I took a little time off from the 'net. Caught a re-run of Rumpole of the Bailey. "The Golden Thread" that runs through English common law. Good stuff, not … Continue reading

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The Democrat plan for Trump

(Air Pelosi) "House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said in a "60 Minutes" interview that aired Sunday night that one of the motivating factors for some in the new effort to impeach President Trump and remove him from office is to eliminate … Continue reading

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IMO former officials cannot be impeached.

"Conviction immediately removes the defendant from office. Following conviction, the Senate may vote to further punish the individual by barring him or her from holding future federal office, elected or appointed. As the threshold for disqualification is not explicitly mentioned … Continue reading

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Remember – John Brennan voted Communist at least once.

"Former CIA Director John Brennan Calls for Mao-Like Public Humiliation Sessions for Trump Supporters Before They Are Accepted Back into Society"  timebomb ———— Yes.  John Brennan voted for Gus Hall, the head of the CPUSA when he was a young … Continue reading

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Theognis on The State Sailing to Disaster

Theognis 667~82 Translated by Steven Willett   Note: Melos is on the southwest edge of the Cyclades, beyond which is open sea.   If I had possessions, Simonides, such as I once had,    I wouldn’t be grieved associating with … Continue reading

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Truth and Falsehood in Greek Contradictions

  Translated by Steven Willett Plato Republic 389b~c Certainly we must be highly concerned about truth. For if what we were saying just now is correct, and falsehood quite useless to the gods, to men it’s serviceable as a form … Continue reading

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How to make rocket fuel on Mars

"How will future astronauts get back home to Earth from Mars? According to a new study, they could make rocket fuel from the methane that's already on the Red Planet.  Researchers have devised a new way to create methane-based rocket … Continue reading

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Denial of freedom of speech underway

Given the purge of Twitter customers underway and present efforts by CNN to have Foxnews denied carrier service I expect that my FB page will disappear soon.  Can Typepad be far behind?  Expect it.  pl 

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“A one opinion society” Stuart Varney

"Biden: "No one can tell me that if it had been a group of Black Lives Matter protesting yesterday, they wouldn't have been treated very, very differently than the mob of thugs that stormed the Capitol. We all know that's … Continue reading

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