Make America Great Again - The Master Helmsman
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Jan 21, 2017 - 2:57am
Make America Great Again - The Master Helmsman

I'm not an expert in anything. I know a little bit about everything, sometimes just enough to be dangerous. I make mistakes. Sometimes share the wrong story or say the wrong thing, BUT, when I was in the Navy, I was the MASTER HELMSMAN. I was the best that there was. There is nothing I did better in my whole life than be the Master Helmsman. I was good. I don't know how I did it, but with no experience at all, when given a course, I could throw that helm at just the right speed, stop it at just the right time, spin it the other way, stop it, and just slowly move it over to just the right spot, and that ship would land right on its course. I was one of the best. You know why, because I'm a little Psychic. That's how I can watch the news and know that they are lying to us. Sometimes I get fooled, because I listen to someone else and ignore …

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The Most Terrifying Thing about Trump (That Nobody…

Trump scares people.   I know that because I have twitter and facebook and read Medium articles! starting somewhere towards the last month of the GOP nomination process I started seeing the fearful tweets. “It’s scary to think this guy could actually be the nominee!” …

Jan 21, 2017 - 9:48am
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The Beloved Saint Bernard

"Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole" - Roger Caras   Many breeds of the domestic dog have impressive legacies, and as dog lovers we embrace the traits that we most admire and love. For some, the good ole’ mutt is preferred. The mutt is often a genetic and behaviora…

Jan 21, 2017 - 5:55pm
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I’ve had it with the Democratic Party

I worked hard for Sanders and most politicians decided that their ability to fundraise from mega donors with Clinton was more important to them than respecting the best interests of the voters. We already have one big business favoring, mega donor loving, party that does not give a crap about the li…

Jan 19, 2017 - 5:03pm
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Rebirth of a Movement

       This election cycle has caused the rebirth of the WUO across the country.  Many cells have been formed and are planning actions to fight against the perceived tyranny to come.  Gone are the days of peaceful protest and carrying signs, and now comes the chaos of …

Jan 20, 2017 - 5:58pm
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I got a tingle down my leg, and then I realized it was a loss of bladder control. When you get old, nothing works as good as it used to. Especially after 6 beers. I thought at first it was the inaugural parade and Donald Trump that was inspiring me. But then I realized that my optimism was being pi…

Jan 20, 2017 - 6:07pm
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  • - Jan 21, 2017 - 11:03pm
  • - by EXPAT
In 2004, I thought Obama would be the one inaugura…

I remember seeing the 2004 Democratic National Convention keynote speech by Barack Obama and I (and I am sure most Americans) immediately knew, that this guy is probably going to be our first African American President. I assumed it would be after a long distinguished career, first in the Senate, th…

Jan 20, 2017 - 10:35pm
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A Wounded Country

One of my favorite lines from the second inaugural address of Abraham Lincoln (March 4, 1865) is:   " bind up the nation's wounds..."   Watching the inauguration of Donald Trump today that line came back to me; how many wounds we all need to work to bind. It is this bin…

Jan 20, 2017 - 7:58pm
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Inauguration Day

I wish that I had an independent bandana sales franchise in Washington, D.C., this weekend. All of the little Commie kiddies playing Pokemon go through the tear gas  could make me rich.   ProTip: All of you truck drivers planning on plowing through crowds of protesters tonight: fuel up BEF…

Jan 20, 2017 - 10:22am
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  • - Jan 21, 2017 - 10:25pm
  • - by Bill H.
Donald Trump versus the CIA

It's obvious that the corrupt neocon CIA is engaged in domestic activity (which is strictly prohibited by law) to interfere with the United States presidential election. Need I remind all that the CIA are responsible for Operation Mockingbird, Operation Condor and Project Phoenix. I highly recommend…

Jan 18, 2017 - 12:07am
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Pres. Donald John Trump Inaugeration Speech

Today we hear Donald John Trump present a populist future. A non-partisan speech. I hear the the principles of the Declaration of Independence, “Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the ,” and “these truths to be , that , that they are endowed by…

Jan 20, 2017 - 2:20pm
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Pernicious Forms Of Idiocy, Living In A Fact-free…

The late Terence McKenna spoke about “pernicious forms of idiocy” and railed against relativism. We seem to have reached great heights in intellectual achievements, technological wonders, and yet we seem to have entered a new age of “relativistic factless-ness.”   “…

Jan 20, 2017 - 5:00am
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To Women’s March or Not to Women’sMarc…

A conflicted journey about the Women’s March in need of resolution.   The Women’s March on Washington is only a few days away and I cannot decide whether to march or not. For some people this may be a relatively simple question with a rather quick response that was settled months ag…

Jan 20, 2017 - 12:33pm
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  • - Jan 21, 2017 - 3:00pm
  • - by MJ
Fun With Inaugurations (No, not THIS inauguration!…

This is inauguration month. You probably didn’t realize this, unless you’re one of the few people who followed the 2016 Presidential election. I mean, who paid attention to that?   It was the single nastiest election since I ran for high school student council in 1979, and c…

Jan 18, 2017 - 3:44am
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When Does A Victim Stop Being AVictim?

When Does A Victim Stop Being A Victim?   This is the face of a victim.   I seriously wanted to disregard that statement from the start but I can’t because this face, to me, begs that dangerous question, especially with all that’s happening in the world. Broken chi…

Jan 20, 2017 - 8:32pm
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Dems...opponents of democracy.

Following the final debate with Hillary , Donald cast some doubt on whether he would accept the outcome of the election. This became a real vital part of Hillary's campaign from that point on, as she loudly proclaimed that Donald would not participate in a smooth transition for a new president -- un…

Jan 18, 2017 - 6:24pm
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Legend or Myth? The answer to one of histories most perplexing adventures. Did King Arthur really exist or was it a fable spun from the imagination of men made from the conquests of other authenticated nobles thought-out the history of Great Britain? The Ark of The Covenant, The Holy G…

Jan 19, 2017 - 9:37am
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Global Warming Humor

I could not stop laughing when I read the article Who Pressed the Paused Button? in the latest issue of the Economist. The article tries to come up with reasons for the slowdown in the rise of global temperatures since 1998.   They first mention that most records, including one of the best know…

Jan 20, 2017 - 8:05pm
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Hoping For A Real Political Miracle

I liked Barrack Obama as a person when he was campaigning for president (although I liked him less as time went on). Although I didn't agree with most of his policies, I accepted the results of the election, wished him the best, and hoped that translated into what was best for the country and the wo…

Jan 21, 2017 - 5:29am
President Trump: Use USA Made Bombs and Bombers to…

Jan 21, 2017 - 9:54am
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Watching The New York Times Die

A few years back facing tight money and tired of spending outrageous amounts for an increasingly out of touch and propagandist newspaper I cancelled my subscription to the New York Times.  I also did not renew my subscription for certain magazines as budget and my limited reading time made them…

Jan 21, 2017 - 4:04pm
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See No Evil

See No Evil   [ ]“History lays down events over the struggles of conscience.”   ==== Following news these days is educational despite this being labeled, inaccurately, a post-fact or post-truth era.   Only those who forgot that WWII on the basis of fake news, o…

Jan 21, 2017 - 3:51pm
Strange Times

My father served in World War 2.  He saw intense combat in the Asian Theater and never talk about it much.  He did say you never made friends because it made the killing of your fellow soldiers easier to take.  How strange it must have been to have all of these young men plucked from …

Jan 19, 2017 - 5:20pm
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