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  1. You Can Pick Your Nose...

    ...But you can't pick your family.

    It's always during "The Holidays", right? Everyone has one (or more) Drama Queen relatives.
    I never liked my one sister. Oh Lord, I have tried. Went out of my way to excuse her selfish, childish, hyperbolic overreacting behavior. For decades, we've all had to deal with her popping-up on the radar like a bunch of Luftwaffe bombers on a run to London. We scramble to intercept. She drops her load of s-bombs, leaving wreckage. ...

    Updated December 25th, 2019 at 07:25 AM by Winston

  2. Child Labour

    I don’t blame the kid. I really don’t. Gretta Thunberg is just another emo pawn being used by intellectually lazy ideologues. Those same folks use pictures of drowning polar bears and photo shopped pics of cities under water to scare people. I’m not saying bears don’t drown, or sea levels won’t increase an inch in 100 years. I am saying it’s a dishonest way to start a conversation.

    Zealots on that side will use a kid, including your own, to “guilt” you into action. I’m sorry, ...
  3. December Seventh

    Some of you may know, my mom was there in Honolulu on December 7, 1941. She was twelve when she saw the world around her literally explode.

    My mom struggled with mental health issues her entire life. How much was organic, and how much environmental? "Crazy" does run in the family. My uncle (her brother) committed suicide about a decade after the attack. Quite a few members of my family are on meds.

    I love history and politics, but there is so much ...
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