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May 31, 2023

So, do the McCarthy's, who have no other place to go, recognize

they got a bit of benevolence to grease future swaps.
It's not fair to say they got played, because they had few sticks.
McCarthy will be saved by the necessary Democrats.

Could this be an opportunity to pass bipartisan legislation?

I suspect there will be listeners.


May 31, 2023

There are some very deep thinkers here.

Sold the big house last year. Bought a condo with tenants, beforehand. Lived in a 1970 Airstream Safari, single axle, for six months, extended, and a month here and there and some great support by kids.

Redoing the condo before our next run to Wyoming, because it's cooler there and we can.

Great condo, environment (flora and fonda; palms, cypress, magnolia, oaks, sand hills, osprey, spoonbills, storks, yellow crested night heron), but conscious of decorum.
The bushies, along my patio, inhibit my view of the pond. I quickly picked up my wife's hand clippers and went snipping.
When I walked back into the house, my wife asked me to pick up my t-shirt and asked me what I saw. I was in my underwear. She chastised that it was embarrassing
to be clad in my jockeys. I said it was okay because I had on Haines.

She was not amused. I said she had me and I recognized my faux pas. I was selfish.

But the joke. She had to have been at least lightly amused.

She got the wit, but conformity, after all these years, is
a social thing with which familiarity is the point.

You didn't get to where you are, conforming.

We are among conformists.

I've conformed because it made sense.

Autocracy is a choice where it doesn't have to make sense.


May 23, 2023

Awright, do we face AI or hope it doesn't wash us away.

It only stops when you're dead. It's bigger than Windows. Those not in it don't know it.
Our last big change?
How will it be on the otherside?

Lot going on.

May 21, 2023

Has anyone asked DeSantis how he feels about the NAACP's

travel advisory? I have not seen anything.

May 21, 2023

Charles Blow.

Charles Fucking Blow is doing the tevee.

I've been reading this guy forever; one of the deep ones.

What motivated him to go to the air?

A wow thinkable.

He's on Ayman.

May 19, 2023

Just conversed with my SIL. He is a contractor and insurance adjuster

working in SW Florida after Ian.
Asked if the videos showing construction sites without workers were accurate. Says all the illegals are gone.
His team is trying to fill in but the current pay scale is not attracting workers.
Contractors are either going to raise the pay or their customers are going to wait.
We are in for some angst.

May 18, 2023

The Hanks interview on Ari.

A treat. Ari kept his composure, wanting to feel his oats, just the same.

This was a Barbra Walter's moment. Hanks knew he was in a gamer, with an intellectual audience; his aplomb carried.

Heavy exposure to a man living to get movies made with a connection to reality.

Ari came with some great questions to a master salesman. Hanks sells his characters and sold his character in response.

He revealed his portrayals represent the character facing the truth of a situation.

All of his characters would be best acted by him.

And everyone of us would love to be able to share ourselves so well.

May 16, 2023

Just thinking, AI disrupts the hierarchy of deep study and how

do I pass this course.
It's possibly the great equalizer that Samuel Colt never imagined.

I converse with those who find Thoreau's asking us to see what's missing on his winter farm, beyond the response, it's spring, what are you talking about?

My suggestion that all AI is watermarked, must be part of the equation.

Humanness is to be offered to the money god. Did I read all those philosophers for naught?

May 16, 2023

It's late. While I detest the focus point, he is real.

He is the epicenter of our debate on good versus evil. He is not going away.

I remember reading "Paradise Lost" and understanding Satan in his soliloquy in the desert. I paraphrase, "If it weren't for me, you (Jesus) would not be here."

Our time is not another Satan, we have our own.

We will accept or reject him as we have accepted tacos and rejected new coke.

It's pretty simple, E. Jean called him out and exposed his vileness. We need to take courage and do the same to his spawn.

Harass them, harass them. Make them relinquish the ball.

May 9, 2023

One of the nice sidebars to the Carroll case is the political

donor to trump world is going to pay E. Jean Carroll for standing up to his malfeasance.

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