Monthly Archives: July 2018

A Chilling Tweet

I had a phone call this morning, A recorded pseudo-voice told me: “Your internet access will be terminated today. To fix the problem, please press 1.” And I hung up. So if I don’t manage to publish this post, you’ll … Continue reading

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Donkey Apocalypse

I don’t know about anyone else, but these days I’m beginning to suffer from Severe News Overdose Reaction Trauma ( SNORT). Among today’s headlines that have caused me to inhale sharply: “God Help Us” – British Army Readied In Case … Continue reading

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Long Hot Summers

The long hot summer seems to be over for now. It’s reminded me of 1976, which was another year with a long hot summer, and for which for me the accompanying music was Tina Turner’s Acid Queen. There was another … Continue reading

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Internecine Media War

Guardian: Alex Jones, the American conspiracy theorist who runs the InfoWars website, has been suspended from Facebook for bullying and hate speech. The suspension will last for 30 days, and affects only Jones’s personal account on the social network, not the main … Continue reading

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Distorted Visions

I am so tired of people who think they know what’s good for everyone. Pope Francis told the Italian newspaper La Repubblica that the United States of America has “a distorted vision of the world” and Americans must be ruled … Continue reading

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Roseanne

I came across Roseanne on YouTube yesterday: She’s a big TV star in the USA. She got fired recently for saying or tweeting something that her employers disapproved of. So now it seems that a few days ago she started … Continue reading

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The Complete and Utter Corruption of Law

From Clicky in the comments yesterday, this piece in Reason: A policy that is scheduled to take effect next Monday prohibits smoking in and near public housing throughout the country, affecting 1.2 million households in units managed by about 3,300 … Continue reading

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