SHTF Moment Arriving Shortly

Crisis? What Crisis?

Posted: 14 Feb 2019 10:40 PM PST

The government’s refusal to respond to our democratic emergency is one symptom of systemic political failure

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 13th February 2019

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Modern governments respond to only two varieties of emergency: those whose solution is bombs and bullets, and those […]

A Brit looks at trump

by Terry Casey on Facebook

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Someone on Quora asked “Why do some British people not like Donald Trump?” Nate White, an articulate and witty writer from England wrote this magnificent response.

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A few things spring to mind.

Trump lacks certain qualities which […]

Longest serving Congressman passes

Opinions

John Dingell: My last words for America

John D. Dingell in 2014. (Jeff Kowalsky/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock) By John D. Dingell

February 8th, 2019

John D. Dingell, a Michigan Democrat who served in the U.S. House from 1955 to 2015, was the longest-serving member of Congress in American history. He dictated these reflections to […]

Why disaster capitalists are praying for a no deal Brexit.

The Mask of Anarchy

Posted: 11 Feb 2019 04:21 AM PST

Why disaster capitalists are praying for a no deal Brexit.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 8th February 2019

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Part of me wants to smash it all up. I want to see the British bubble burst: the imperial nostalgia, the groundless belief […]

Medical humor

Examples of medical humor

************************************* 1. A man comes into the ER and yells . . .’My wife’s going to have her baby in the cab.’ I grabbed my stuff, rushed out to the cab, lifted the lady’s dress and began to take off her underwear. Suddenly I noticed that there were several cabs – […]

On updating a Garmin Nuvi

How to update your Garmin GPS Units

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As an owner of Garmin Nuvi GPS units for well over a decade I have wanted to update the maps on the devices a couple of times. In the past I updated the maps installed on the Nuvi 200W and 250W units at least twice, the […]

SOTU 2019 – manufactured vs observed

The True State of the Union What you won’t hear during tonight’s speech — the truth.via Truthout by JABIN BOTSFORD – February 5, 2019 “All the pomp and circumstance of the State of the Union speech was present last night — the introductions, the stage-managed applause, the honored guests — and this: Donald Trump […]

Carlin’s comment was spot on…

The Corporate Plan to Groom U.S. Kids for Servitude by Wiping Out Public Schools By Lynn Parramore

APR 6, 2018 | INSTITUTIONS, POLICY & POLITICS

Training first-world children for a third-world life *******

 

West Virginia’s public school teachers had endured years of low pay, inadequate insurance, giant class sizes, and increasingly unlivable conditions—including attempts […]

On the end of Hooters

The real reason Hooters is disappearing across the country

via Mashed by Debra Kelly

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Usually, when you announce where you’re headed for dinner, it’s met with a bit of excitement and — hopefully — agreement. Announce to the family you’d like to go to Hooters, though, and it might be met with doubt […]