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Fighting Warming by Burning Money »

Forty+ years ago I bought a big old house in a Victorian village located between Albany and Saratoga. Natural gas was unavailable, so we heated with oil. Every year the burner had to be carefully tuned for maximum efficiency. Whenever it started we’d get a tiny whiff of oil. When it was delivered, the house […]

Dave’s Perfect Quiche »

“Real Men Don’t Eat Quiche” is a rumor started by real men so we could get all the quiche for ourselves. Dave’s Perfect Quiche Ingredients: 1 readymade 9-inch pie crust 2 cups broccoli florets 1 cup cooked ham, cubed1 cup shredded cheddar cheese6 large eggs3/4 cup milk 1/4 tsp pepper Directions: 1. Preheat Oven to […]

It Has Nothing To Do With Race or Misogyny, You Wingnut »

Wokeness started infesting America about the time Hillary ascended to power. Every time anyone criticized any of her actions or policies the standard Woke reply was, “So you don’t like strong women?” No, I love strong women, but I despise corruption and dishonesty, regardless of the sex of who is practicing it. When Obama took […]

Very Bad Theater »

Over the years I’ve participated in every performing art except dance. There are unenforced rules that guide every good performer. The Show Must Go On. Always Leave Them Wanting More. Don’t Work With Kids or Animals. And one that is just as important, but seldom discussed: Give Them What You Promised. If you said you […]

The People Who Voted For Trump »

Hillary lost the electoral college, which is the only thing that matters, but won the popular vote by a mere .3%. Against a buffoon like Trump. With the nearly all of the media on her side. With her party squeezing out a more popular candidate to hand her the nomination. With the payoffs (bribes in […]

Libertarians, Let’s Grow Up »

Libertarians have always been plagued by Purity Tests. An Anarcho-Capitalist will scream at a Minarchist: You want me to be 10% a slave? You Have No Morals! A 90% libertarian is evil and needs to be reeducated, but only after being subjected to heaps of ridicule. We measure each other, arguing over who has the […]

Memorial Day »

One Boot For Each Serviceman Killed Since 9/11 We’ll see dozen of pictures like this used to create memes this weekend. Typically, the text will say something about them dying for freedom or sacrificing their lives for our liberty. They are designed to elicit emotions of pride and honor, but they have a different effect on […]