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I Am Curious (Jenner)

Man, I hate getting in on this whole Caitlyn Jenner thing, but I can’t help it. It’s kinda like watching a train wreck. I suppose if it wasn’t related to the family “famous for being famous”, it might be different – I don’t know. But here goes… First, Jenner’s age comes to mind. 65. Retirement […]

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Common Craigslist Scams

Recently, I’ve been listing various items on Craigslist. I’ve been getting a lot of these replies: From: craigslist reply Re: item for sale Is the item still available? Email me at some-phoney-email-address@gmail.com Sent from my iphone One even went as far as far as including  Sent from my HTC One™ X, an AT&T 4G LTE […]

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You Can Keep Your (Insurance Policy/Doctor), Can’t You?

I had it in my mind that I was going to avoid being too political, but I can’t help it now. Here’s a story… (By the way, I’m not going to use anyone’s name here. If you want to, you could do a couple searches and figure it out yourself, but it’s not my fault […]

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Curation Sucks! And, There is an Alternative

Seems like everyone is on the curation bandwagon, believing it is the be-all and end-all of online publishing. Well, I am going to explain just how stupid that line of thinking is. First of all, think about this. Almost everything that has ever been published on the web is curated content. Say what? You got […]

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Where’s My Yacht?

The conversation on the radio ultimately reached the boiling point of fairness vs. charity. All of these program start with great intentions in mind, and end up spiraling out of control as more and more “do-gooders” add their spices to the meal. If “this” is excellent, then “that” will be even much better – oh, […]

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What’s Up With Microsoft?

I disagreed. I explained that IBM had had the ability to achieve numerous releases of its OS/400 os without forcing all of its customers to relocate to upgrade all of their software application running on the system. Sure, there were a few circumstances of incompatibility, but they could be handled fairly quickly. How to make […]

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A Scratch Card Buffet

I had to wait in line for this little old girl who was buying Lotto scratch tickets. “One of those, two of those, uh … one of those, hmmmm … another one of those …”, and so on. I have to question individuals who simply cant seem to leave a store without a lotto ticket […]

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Hallelujah Song by Leonard Cohen

The tune must have set a record for “modern” songs as it is declared to have actually been taped by over 300 different artists (and climbing). I havent listened to all of the recordings on YouTube, heres a few of my favorites. Related articlesStreet Artist Plays Leonard Cohens “Hallelujah” With Crystal Glasses( openculture.com) Hallelujah – […]

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Damn That Global Warming

Peer-Reviewed Survey Finds Majority Of Scientists Skeptical Of Global Warming Crisis( climatedepot.com). International warming is so true!( earthsalvation.wordpress.com). We got a lot of snow this winter, unlike the previous couple of years. I had to kinda marvel about this … A famous well-known scientist predicted that the Arctic would be ice-free in five years. For […]

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John Kerry Must Be Worth It, I Guess

It starts: Kerry threatens to cut aid to Israel( israelmatzav.blogspot.com). Russias foreign minister disregarding John Kerry?( en.trend.az). McCain apparently doesnt want to let the entire Benghazi problem go. And whatevers fine in that in that part of the world? We need the responses. We have not gotten the responses. After Meteor, Russian Politician Blames … […]

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