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December 28, 2022

What is it about these so called patriots, that when they are

called to defend the methods they used to "save the country," don't recall?
They seem to put up a strong voice to keep us from leading them to ruin, but fold in front of the opportunity to justify their actions.
You would think they would be proud of their revolution regardless of the means.
I have not heard any questioning along those lines.

December 23, 2022

Say what you will, but Ari has been a heavyweight lately.

He called out Weissman for rolling his eyes at a Jay Z
riff, but delivered some highbrow insight.

Great to listen to top notch analysis of the issues of the day.

Lucky to have these minds to address a time in history, as it happens. We are living the book.

November 17, 2022

Watching that fellow Joe Kent in southwest Washington,

I was taken by an interview with Brian Eno about LARPing. We LARPed back in the day, but it was play.
It appears that it is a much more real practice in the Republican party today.
Monty Pythonesque.
Live action role playing.

November 3, 2022

Watched Steve Rattner at the end of his discussion

on Morning Joe. He seemed to revel in being right about his prediction that we were heading to inflation. He of course blamed the Fed and Biden for the excessive money added to the economy. Joe chirped in that he was saying this all along.
Neither mentioned that much of the money was destined for those most in need, nor did they opine on how the system is rigged for the rich to extract those monies from the system. They did not discuss how that rigged system has contributed to inflation.
All so they could pay themselves on the back. Joe Scar is not our friend.

October 30, 2022

Watching World Series.

Swinging at a lot of bad pitches. Are the pitchers that good? Been away since 1986.
Remember modifying swing to deal with pitch.
Looks like a lot of fence swingers.
What am I missing?

October 23, 2022

Curious as to why Putin supports evacuation of Kherson.

Is he luring Ukraine soldiers into a cataclysm?
Nothing he has done so far has worked particularly well.
Making me nervous.

October 17, 2022

Six months in jail is very finite.

Bannon serving six months seems like it would be a piece of cake to him.
Grooming doesn't seem to be an issue.
He would be surrounded by aberrance; right up his alley in leading aberrants.
He would have a cook and his wardens probably agree with him.
Martyrdom is one of his strong suits and he will brag about his survival instincts to assuage his supporters.
The autocrats among us, would put a poor woman, destitute, selling her bottle of oxycodone for some needed cash, into a mandated prison term for 20 years.
Yet, Bannon, ripping off his donors for millions, goes into a sabbatical to refine his anger, for six months.
What a country.

October 11, 2022

As late as it is, will the impact of Ian on southwest Florida,

have a significant impact on people's attraction to shoreline living in the US?

September 27, 2022

Moved to Tampa in 1979.

Weather watcher. Had property in Key Largo during Andrew. Lucked out. Kendall, Perrine, Homestead, Key Biscayne obliterated.
Still a weather watcher. First time evacuee.
Sold the manse and bought a nearby condo with a tenant.
Just got back to daughter's ranch with vintage Airstream after fabulous conversations in Northeast.
First time evacuee.
Long road out of Florida especially when everyone wants out. Got out today with only one back up.
Managed to 31.9635° N, 83.7824° W.
1000 utility repair and tree trimming trucks on I 75 South today.
Seen them before, but not as a first time evacuee.
Much rain in the ground around Tampa Bay.
Watery root systems don't hold so well.
Tidal surge expected of 3' to 5' with 10 to 15 inches of rain.
Insurance crisis precedes this inundation. Companies demand new roofs to be insured and many say they've had enough of the fraud.
Large increases in premiums to accelerate if even offered.
I've been paying attention and am a first time evacuee.

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