Category Archives: Miscellaneous

The Wonders of Human Improvisation

I’ve always thought that the Zero Population Growth movement was idiotic.  This is not because I think “The more humans the better”, though I do think this, but that “The more humans the better chance of more geniuses.”  We need … Continue reading

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An Interesting Survey

As it happens I am an elected “official”.  I am a Precinct Committee Officer for my election precinct, and my party affiliation is Republican.  Thus, apparently, my private email address is out there available for people to use to write … Continue reading

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What’s This About Water Fluoridation?

There are some real screwball cranks out there. Some are convinced that the US never landed on the Moon. Others consider it an article of faith that immunization causes autism. And so on, you get the picture. And then there … Continue reading

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Jerk Driver Gets Comeupance But Oh! The Commentary!

Where else but on YouTube!? A Florida driver happened to take a video of a guy in a nice big pickup truck who was tailgating her — apparently, the pickup driver wanted the videographer to accelerate past the speed limit … Continue reading

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World Order at it AGAIN: Have a Nice Day!

Genki Sudo (or as they say in Japanese, Sudo Genki) and World Order are at it yet again! Another of their classic roboto-style music videos — and yes, it’s in Japanese — is Have a Nice Day. It’s sweet! Especially … Continue reading

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It’s the “Affordable Care Act”, NOT “Obamacare” Says Pelosi

You really must watch this one: In this wonderful video, Ms. Pelosi calls a questioner gently onto the carpet for referring to the Affordable Care Act as “ObamaCare”, and then goes on to repeat the word “Affordable” about five or … Continue reading

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Alaa Wardi is at it Again!

Alaa Wardi is an Iranian muscian based in Saudi Arabia.  He makes some of the best a capella works around.  Many in Engllish and Arabic, but here’s a new offering in French (with a bit of an Arabic flavor in … Continue reading

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Finding a Publisher: CreateSpace

As I said in my earlier post, I tried to get some standard publisher to take on my sister-in-law’s book, but nobody was interested.  I let the matter lie until just recently when I became aware that self-publishing had matured … Continue reading

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Two New Books on the Way!

A long time ago, in 1980, I got lucky and married a very fine woman who made my subsequent life more fulfilled than I ever imagined it could be. Not long after I became acquainted with her, I found out … Continue reading

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So Glad the Royal Baby is Born

First of all, I am an Anglophile.  Which, for those of you who have mislaid your dictionaries, means that I like British stuff. I even lived there for almost three years once!  Love the place, and would like to visit … Continue reading

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