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On Gratitude

I’m in a bit of a pensive mood tonight and finding myself the mid-shift Duty Officer, it seems as if I have the chance to get something up for us all to consider. Life indeed hands us some unexpected and downright unpleasantness. Be not troubled because He who is really in control has a plan

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It’s The End Of The World As We Know It.

Hell in a hand basket.

Well That’s A Relief

I was really concerned that 6th grade girls wouldn’t be able to afford birth control. IUDs are now additions to the 6th Grade Curriculum in 13 Seattle area schools. The state sets aside medicaid funds for the Take Charge program offers free birth control for a year. Interestingly enough the Take Charge web page URL

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Spitting On The Corps

Hey I’m as tolerant as the next person on the gay ‘issue’, but some things are just too sacrosanct to use as props. Here is a prime example that just sickens me. The implication that last Friday’s SCOTUS ruling can be likened to the sheer hell that our courageous Marine Corps faced taking that mountain

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SCOTUS To The States….Screw Y’all !!!

Once again the Supreme Court has decided to become a law-making body in it’s ruling on the Obergefell v. Hodges case under the 14th Amendment. The 14th Amendment Privileges and Immunities clause has always teetered on the edge of encroaching the states’ rights by the expansion of the federal government. In this case apparently the

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Darwin Weekly Award Winner [Update]

I think I’m safe saying that we’ve all had one of those “hold my beer and watch this Bubba” moments, but sometimes even those are exceeded by something that’s beyond any sane person’s understanding. This is one of them. This moron test subject decided to try placing a red, fire ant nest in his skivvies,

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Grinding Inside the Cogs of the “New and Improved” Veterans Affairs

I didn’t get that wrong, formerly the Veterans Administration is now the Veterans Affairs department or whatever. Let me say up front that the vast majority of the worker bees I’ve encountered at the VA are nothing short of awesome !!!. They actually care about people and go above and beyond to help you out.

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P.O.C…The Newest Acronym For Murder

I would be most remiss without starting this one off with a dead-bang, no-shit, barf-making article linkage and content WARNING !!!!!!   If you’re in anyway easily overwhelmed emotionally to the point of nausea, move right along and don’t EVEN think about continuing this post. You know, I’m hardly one that is sickened by much

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Well, It’s About Freaking Time

The Great Republic of Texas, long considered a bastion of Second Amendment rights, has outlawed the open carry of handguns since the post-Civil War days. 44 other states permit it, either unrestricted or with a permit. 44! But that just changed. Our state Congress Critters just finally decided to get in line with the rest

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Memorial Day 2015

Don’t thank me for my service. Today is not our, the living’s, day. And don’t wish me a “happy” Memorial Day. Today is not a celebration, it is a solemn remembrance of those who should be sitting in the empty chair. But it is only held in reverence by the few who understand. The rest

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Living Wage Comes Home To Roost

The proof really is in the pudding. Click on the photo below to see it full size. It’s a parking receipt from the Seattle-Tacoma Airport Valet Parking Area. (Use the back browser when you’ve had your peek, to get back here) Yeppers, that’s a $6.93 surcharge (.99/day) for Seattle’s new $15/hr “Living Wage” law, that

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Lions and Tigers and WiFi….Oh My !!!

Well here we go again with the latest hysteria over portions of the electromagnetic spectrum. WiFi signals. Trial lawyers around the country must be drooling and pitching pup-tents over this nonsense. NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — From using cell phones and computers to watching movies online, wireless technology has made life easier. But now, some say

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While The Band Plays On

Does anyone with an IQ greater than a paramecium really think The Mad Mullahs in Tehran are ever, ever, EVAH going to let anyone in on their nuclear program’s ambitions ??? (H/T Times of Israel) Let’s just start with this reasonably clear statement: Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday ruled out allowing nuclear

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A Study In Contrasts

Paging through my daily reading, I came across an excellent piece over at Townhall by Michelle Malkin. I chased down the hyperlinks that sharply contrasted two commencement speeches, one by the First Wookie and another by Denzel Washington. Denzel, a Pentecostal Christian, repeatedly emphasized that we all owe our existence to G-d. Our talents and

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Armed Forces Day 2015

We here in the Empire would be sadly remiss should we fail to recognize that today is Armed Forces Day. In spite of the feckless *spit* administration that’s diminished our standing in the world, America remains free because of her Citizen Soldiers. Old George summed it up much, much better than I ever could. “When

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