Monthly Archives: September 2019

Trump Hints at Civil War

Trump Hints at Civil War, reports Bloomberg news. “The president of the United States suggested on Twitter on Sunday night that the country may have to endure a civil war…” [1] “President Donald Trump on Sunday ominously raised the possibility … Continue reading

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Simpsons Predicted Greta

The Ukraine brouhaha is piffle. In the olden times they had a special prosecutor, Robert Mueller. Now they have only a congressional inquiry. The big news found is that The Simpsons predicted Greta Thunberg. Episode 17, season 20 of the … Continue reading

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Witchcraft Hysteria, Then and Now

In The One True Church Of Climate Change there is hubub. One of the faithful, Jonathan Franzen, is now saying it is too late! The rising temperatures are inevitable, he says. It matters not if we repent. We must resign … Continue reading

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Greta and The Crucible

There can be no doubt about il malocchio (the evil eye). Montague Summers carefully explains the subject in his erudite opus, The Werewolf In Lore and Legend. The horrible influence of the evil eye cannot be gainsaid. There are the … Continue reading

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Release Black Books!

Dylan Moran, one of the main people behind Black Books, a British “Channel 4” dark comedy series, had an idea: Take the worst possible choice for a business venture (a used book store), then add a proprietor who smokes cigarettes … Continue reading

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Greta and the Student Loan Bubble

There is what they call a “meme” going around showing Greta Munchkin giving Donald Trump the evil eye. Russia Today carries a story about it. But the TRUE STORY about Ms. Munchkin is a plot to prop up the student … Continue reading

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No News Is Good News

“Mr. Ed will never speak unless he has something to say.” That is from the theme song for an old TV show about a talking horse, named Ed. People yakkity yak and waste the time of day. But Mr. Ed … Continue reading

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Seven Cities of Gold

King Hiram the Phoenician and King Solomon the Hebrew cooperated to build the temple. The friendship between Hiram and Solomon increased, and they swore to continue it forever. The laborers were enjoined to cut out large stones for the foundation … Continue reading

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Knight of Pueblos and Plains

Francisco Vasquez de Coronado assembled an army and sailed by ship up the Gulf of California. From there his army, which included many Mexican Indians, traveled on foot and horse. This was in 1540, over 50 years before the first … Continue reading

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Vida Loca of Ynés Mexía

Mi vida loca. I wish I had said that but the 1993 movie beat me to it. Today Google greets us with an instructional doodle, “Celebrating Ynés Mexía”. She was a Mexican-American botanist and explorer. In her vida loca, Ynés … Continue reading

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