Category Archives: Whatever

Is this our Turcopolier celebrating his freedom in Iceland? – TTG

In truth it’s Sveinn Snorri Sighvatsson, an Icelandic tour guide, as he posed nude near the Geldingadalur. His friend and fellow Icelander, Norris Niman, took the photo as other sightseers watched in glee. No, it’s not our Turcopolier, but I … Continue reading

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A Bidonian pratfall. Well, at least he saluted.

I just watched our messiah live from CDC in Atlanta. That is where he was going when he nearly fell all the way down the stairs of AF-1. While Harris looked on giggling behind her mask he told the CDC … Continue reading

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Math is racist (in Oregon)

“An associated “Dismantling Racism” workbook, linked within the toolkit, similarly identifies “objectivity” — described as “the belief that there is such a thing as being objective or ‘neutral’” — as a characteristic of White supremacy. Instead of focusing on one right answer, … Continue reading

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The Everglades Challenge 2021 – TTG

The Everglades Challenge 2021 is on. Covid be damned. I had no doubt it would carry on. Florida certainly was not going to stop it. More importantly, sailing and paddling in one or two man small boats across mostly wilderness … Continue reading

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The Mersea Duck Punt – TTG

Sometime before Christmas, I happened upon a marvelous, yet unassuming little boat called the Mersea duck punt for where they sail or the Milgate duck punt for the man who developed the plans. This craft was originally designed for water … Continue reading

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“… animals prowl in our abandoned ‘ghost villages'” The Guardian

"For many years it seemed that overpopulation was the looming crisis of our age. Back in 1968, the Stanford biologists Paul and Anne Ehrlich infamously predicted that millions would soon starve to death in their bestselling, doom-saying book The Population Bomb; since … Continue reading

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“La Grande Fete de Merci Donnant” Buchwald – reposted 2020

"They landed at a place called Plymouth (once a famous voiture Americaine ) in a wooden sailing ship called the Mayflower (or Fleur de Mai ) in 1620. But while the Pelerins were killing the dindes, the Peaux-Rouges were killing … Continue reading

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“… mysterious metal monolith deep in the desert.” CNN

"What started as routine wildlife assistance took an extraterrestrial turn for Utah's Department of Public Safety after officers stumbled upon a mysterious monolith in the middle of rural Utah.   Officers from the Utah Department of Public Safety's Aero Bureau … Continue reading

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“Trump’s recovery is imperative for the free world” Juliet Samuel

"It’s bound to bring out the best, the worst and the most insincere in us. The leader of the free world has fallen ill with a disease that his government has failed to contain. He is clinically obese and aged … Continue reading

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Biden’s election will show that the Western alliance is no more – Telegraph

"There are, then, two ways in which a Biden presidency will remove the Europeans’ veil of smug superiority. First, he will follow some Trump-era objectives, because that is what American interests demand, thus showing that Trump was no extremist on … Continue reading

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