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 colonel charonne quotes ( in culture, writing, books, novels )

" "You're that Commie, Pokorny! I should shoot you where you stand!" "Pokorny's still out there selling that tripe and it needs to stop. Now! I want him gone! No more messing around. You know what I'm saying?" -- Colonel ... read more

 when in doubt, call it covid ( in life, health, covid )

" President Trump: The number of cases and deaths of the China Virus is far exaggerated in the United States because of CDC's ridiculous method of determination compared to other countries, many of whom report, purposely, very inaccurately and low. When ... read more

 bike trail coast-to-coast across america ( in life, travel )

"More than 80 miles of the Great American Rail-Trail are in development right now across 10 states from Washington, D.C., to Washington state, adding roughly 50 miles to more than 2,000 miles of pre-existing trails across 12 states. The project, which bridge ... read more

 various political quotes ( in culture, quotes, politics )

"The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in the insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well meaning but without understanding." -- Justice Louis Brandeis "I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather th ... read more

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Long before winning the lottery and running for president, Benny was living in L.A. working as a temporary word processor (glorified typist). For his latest assignment, he thought he was taking just another temp job. He didn't anticipate Venelia and the Dynamos. The what?

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brave judge rules cops must return cash seized under civil asset forfeiture--or go
By Matt Agorist Iredell County, NC In one of the most inspiring moves weve seen in a long time, a judge has ordered the... Brave Judge Rules Cops Must Return Cash Seized Under Civil Asset ForfeitureOr Go to... Read the rest of the article here ... read more
"bait and switch" -- leftists hammer biden over broken relief check
Left-wingers are turning on Joe Biden. Actress Susan Sarandon hammered Joe Biden over his broken promise to deliver $2,000 stimulus checks. Where are the $2K checks you promised @JoeBiden @KamalaHarris @ReverendWarnock @ossoff? At a time when only 39% of... Read t ... read more
the role of love in a nation's life
The grim, grey reality of Soviet Russia bred a special brand of humor. People talk about the day Stalin decided... The Role of Love in a Nations Life appeared first on The American Spectator USA News and... Read the rest of the article here ... read more
high school letter jacket lost in 2013 flood returned to colorado woman
A Colorado woman whose childhood home was lost in a 2013 flood was reunited with her high school letter jacket years later when it was found by a woman searching for her missing... Read the rest of the article here ... read more
u.s. capitol insurrection was a 'hoax,' michigan senate leader says in
MLive The top Republican in the Michigan Senate referred to the violent Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C., as a hoax... U.S. Capitol insurrection was a hoax, Michigan Senate leader says in video appeared first on From the... Read the rest ... read more


operation detour ( in culture, writing, books, novels )

Riva, a beautiful young black ops agent on her first assignment, tries to turn Alex into her own asset just to prove she can. When he loses both his job and his girlfriend, she thinks he's putty in her hands. When he decides to go out with a bang, she' ... read more

action films on netflix ( in culture, movies-tv-video, humor )

Almost half of all action films on Netflix have a variation of this description: "He thought he was retired, but has to do One. Last. Job! ... read more

usb turntable ( in culture, music, tech )

I'm buying one of these: USB turntable. I've been wanting to convert my old vinyl records to MP3 for quite a while now. I hope it works! UPDATE: I wish I'd read this first: ... read more

tweets ( in culture, writing, tweets )

My Twitter feed: by @TheBillHolmes Some of my better tweets, according to me ... Never work FOR someone else, work WITH them. I do some of my best work when I'm supposed to be doing something else. Elizabeth this AM: Dad, can you get my other shoe outsi ... read more

great commercial ( in culture, movies-tv-video )

Commercial from Taiwan, for all you bikers out there, young and old:Dream Rangers ... read more


has the us war on terror just had its cronkite moment? ( in education, news, politics )

PRISM looks like that Cronkite moment: The moment when even the staunchest Obama supporter admits they've been taken for a ride. Read the rest of the article at ... read more

identity theft protection ( in education, news, crime )

Attorney's Advice - No Charge Read this and make a copy for your files in case you need to refer to it someday. Maybe we should all take some of his advice! A corporate attorney sent the following out to the employees in his company: Do not sign the bac ... read more

carl levin, warmonger ( in education, news, politics )

Time to go, Carl.Read here: Who is he trying to impress glaring down his long nose over those granny glasses, anyway? ... read more

solar power without solar cells ( in education, research, tech )

Cool! Read the rest of the article at Solar power without solar cells: A hidden magnetic effect of light could make it possible. "You could stare at the equations of motion all day and you will not see this possibility. We've all been taught that this d ... read more

your cell phone might detect a credit card skimmer ( in education, tech, phones )

"When you're next to the pump, try connecting to Bluetooth, and if you see a long string of numbers trying to connect... that's probably not good, says Sid Miller." Read the rest of the article at Cell phone might detect credit card skimmer. ... read more


holmes family newsletter vol 1 no 10 ( in family, holmes, newsletter )

The Holmes Family Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 10 - Worldwide Circulation - December 6, 1989 Newsletter sold! The Holmes Family Newsletter was involved in a hostile takeover. A group of Japanese investors have taken control of the Newsletter by means of a leveraged bu ... read more

holmes family newsletter vol 4 no 4 ( in family, holmes, newsletter )

The Squeaky Sprocket Vol. 4, No. 4, May 11, 1992 "The intelligent person's newsletter of choice." Riots in L.A., earthquakes in So. Cal and Eureka! Is the world coming to an end? Probably. And did you notice that all these things happened at a tim ... read more

holmes family newsletter vol 5 no 2 ( in family, holmes, newsletter )

The Sacred CowVol. 5, No. 2, March 15, 1993 Dad sucked from plane! Well, almost. And it was 41 years ago. Hey, nobody can accuse us of being accurate or current (or relevant, for that matter)!Anyway, as a big corporate executive for McGraw Hill Publishers in 1 ... read more

tuesday (10/2/2007) ( in family, adoption, holmes )

Just some random notes this morning There's a real stray dog problem in Russian cities; or, at least Moscow and Astrakhan. A lot of people even apparently let their dogs run loose. They're almost all large dogs. The small ones don't survive. Ther ... read more

lucy's birthday ( in family, holmes, birthdays )

Today's my sister Lucy's birthday. She must be having a good one, because she has not replied to anyone's email birthday greeting. The previous weekend was our nephew Daniel's 2nd birthday party in Smyrna. That kid partied until it was almost dark! ... read more


amnesty day at the dump ( in life, health, environment )

That sounds weird, but I just returned from the dump/recycling center, in my case the one on Omohundro Drive. I dropped off the old dishwasher along with my usual recycling and household trash. Anyway, the woman there told me that today (Saturday, May 15) is an ... read more

on the subject of mandatory retirement ( in life, money, employment )

In response to my comment, Whatever the mandatory retirement age is these days -- 67? -- it needs to apply to politicians, too. "There is no mandatory retirement age, but you legally have to file for retirement on your 70th birthday, which will give you th ... read more

the covid-19 numbers game ( in life, health, covid )

Read the rest of the article at the second wave based on fake statistics/5725003 "Corruption prevails at the highest levels of government as well within the upper echelons of the United Nations system. The entire state apparatus as well as inter-governmental ... read more

watch tara the hero cat attempt to throw a ceremonial first pitch ( in life, animals, cats )

Watch Tara the Hero Cat attempt to throw a ceremonial first pitch For those who saw that video. But then, who didn't? ... read more

dare to be nice ( in life, help, advice )

... (or friendly, even) once in a while instead of cool. As my brother-in-law says, Jus' sayin'. ... read more