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I ignore the calls from our war propheteers declaring themselves free. Do not be stunned by the sudden and unexpected light from a moment of victory for which and they did not fight, and of which they are not worthy. Smug even in defeat, the tiresome lecturing class have arrived to caboodle your spouse and […]

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So far, so good.  Still not breaking out the beer.  It’s only 4PM here, so, one hour to go.  Looks increasingly like I’ll be pounding beers (2) rather than chugging.  It’s all in the wrist.  And the misery index.   Mind you who may call me an alcoholic — I was going to drink beers […]

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Pardon the brevity. I’ve been sick, and I’m basically happy. So, hard to work up a dander and keep it up for long enough to get past the Title blank. Anyway, I don’t think there will be a reconciliation. Instead, the party will coalesce from two camps into three, with the reconcilers stranded between partisans. […]

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GOP habituees and hangers-on contemplate, or warn, or pledge that there will be a reckoning in the wake of this election regardless of whether Trump wins or loses. We know. I just think it’s cute that they think they have some choice in the matter. Remember what this election was about: a choice between Hillary […]

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Briefly, I think that this reopening of the Clinton email investigation is just one more step in this kabuki of sewage. I think that big things were fixing to break, and that announcing the investigation is “on” again helps prevent the revelation of those things, and serves to cool tempers until the election is done. […]

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Got me a layover in the morning. Traveling light. Should have time 0800-1100 timeframe. If it’s handy to your location, brunch is on me! I love flying, I like airports, and Dulles figures into my novel manuscript. I swore off of running in airports years ago. Told the person on the phone (as I adjusted […]

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I am sitting in a Starbucks in Norfolk, Virginia, wondering why this music is so terrible.  I can hardly hear myself think, and that’s with my headphones pumping techno trance at my brain.  Actually, that describes me some time ago.  Of course, I know why the music is so terrible — failure to adhere to […]

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I am in Virginia again, loving life, working on tasks.  The last time I wrote about a beautiful day, I had just visited a friend’s grave at Arlington.  The weather here has been great, and the people are nice. And even if things were different, I don’t suppose I could complain.  Thank you Frank.  Preview […]

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FBI agents are furious.  They’re lawyering up.  They’re going to talk.  Etcetera According to Washington D.C. attorney Joe DiGenova, more FBI agents will be talking about the problems at bureau and specifically the handling of the Clinton case by Comey when Congress comes back into session and decides to force them to testify by subpoena. […]

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Too Bad President Bush didn’t refute this destructive, obscene idea when the left popped it out.  For years.  While we were still in it. I disagree.  I thought that it was worthwhile for may reasons; foremost of which was the establishment of a powerful friendly state (if not an ally, because reasons) in a region […]

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Put crap in the road in order to attack drivers?  Get killed in the road.  That’s not a threat.  That’s a simple cause and effect relationship.  You’d have to be stupid or really dedicated to the attack in order not to see it. I do not intend to slow down for any highway riots, organized […]

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Some French fifth columnist calls upon Britain to fall to the cancer currently consuming the rest of Europe. ‘I am solemnly asking Britain to assume its moral duty’, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve told RTL radio ahead of a trip to London to meet his British counterpart Amber Rudd. Preview Open

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For once, let me tell you what I thought about this debate.  As you know, I do not typically watch these things. I watched several minutes of this one.  No fewer than five.  I saw Martha Raddatz arguing with Trump.  That was the only back-and-forth I saw.  The rest was sound bites and interruptions.  I […]

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No, not the ghosts of the dead.  They follow Hillary and Obama everywhere they go.  I mean those people who have been hushed, made invisible, by the Obama/Clinton machine. Keep asking them about Benghazi.  They’ll say, “I’m not allowed to discuss that.”  Intersperse this with questions about security and loyalty.  What sort of communications do […]

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