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Black History Month: Will it Ever be Black Future Month?

Or put more clearly: Do black people have a future? Every year as the US once again celebrates “Black History Month,” everyone tries to ignore the fact that blacks still lag in educational achievement, in life expectancy, in wealth and … Continue reading

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Guest Posting by Charles Kingsley

Guest post byCharles Kingsley I am a 39 yo freelance author married to my 27 yo wife Layla, an illustrator of children’s books. We have two young boys, 19 months and 2 months, both of whom are being home-schooled. My … Continue reading

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Americans are Leaving California and New York in Favor of Florida and Texas

Americans who live in Democrat Party-run states such as New York, California, Illinois, and New Jersey, are experiencing economic hardship, high unemployment, and draconian regulations and taxes. The highest unemployment states are Hawaii, Nevada, California, Colorado, New York, New Mexico, … Continue reading

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How to Stay Alive in the Coming Ice Age

The arctic blasts of cold weather known as polar vortices, are just a foretaste of what is coming, as the long overdue “coming ice age” bears down on human civilization, with a vengeance. When the deep cold finally hits us, … Continue reading

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Toxic Secrets: The Profound Burden on Physical and Mental Health

When people feel forced to keep dark secrets from people they care about, they carry a painful burden of guilt and shame. This can make them feel cut off and isolated emotionally from loved ones, and often keeps them from … Continue reading

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Zombies Are Easy: They Just Want to Eat Human Brains

The swamp has placed a brain-dead human in the US White House, which means that zombies are back in fashion. Ten years ago under a similar swamp-friendly American administration, Zombie Safe House Competitions were held in the attempt to maintain … Continue reading

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Soft Lullabies: Where Do They Go When Their Melody Dies?

This song was written by Dan Fogelberg especially to sing as a duet with Emmylou Harris. And who wouldn’t write a song if it meant singing in a duo with Emmylou? Silent sea tell this to meWhere are the childrenThat … Continue reading

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Texas Power Failures Look Like California!

Like California, Texas went all-in for big wind turbine farms. And like California, Texas is beginning to suffer the high prices, low reliability, and blackouts that California has been living with ever since it jumped into the green energy swamp. … Continue reading

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Nobody Really Believes Biden Was Elected Fairly

Months before the election, top Democratic Party senators warned that Dominion Voting Systems machines could be easily hacked, with votes intentionally switched from one candidate to his opponent. Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar were among the prominent elected Democrats to … Continue reading

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When Overreaction is the Only Tactic Available

This whole business over the Capitol riots long ago passed the overreaction threshold and entered the realm of the absurd… MSNBC Host Proposes Drone Strikes Against Trump Supporters In the age of “rule by leftist extremists,” if you do not … Continue reading

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Eva Cassidy: A Posthumous Sucess

Before her early death (age 33) in 1996, she was an almost complete unknown. But in the years since, she has become one of’s top 25 best-selling musicians. From Wikipedia: After Cassidy’s death, local folk singer Grace Griffith introduced the Blues … Continue reading

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Swamp Overlords Taking an Orwellian Turn

Guest Posting from Issues & Insights: A New York Times reporter has suggested the president appoint a “reality czar,” who would lead “a cross-agency task force to tackle disinformation and domestic extremism.” Please tell us, comrade, when the show trials … Continue reading

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A Most Remarkable Man

Author, TV/movie producer, director, adventurer, and all around polymath Michael Crichton died of lymphoma in 2008. But he left a large legacy of work in print and on the screen that will outlive the man for many decades. While he … Continue reading

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You Don’t Know Me

Of course you don’t know me. I don’t even know myself. Here are some of the reasons why: Philosopher Thomas Metzinger makes an interesting case in his book The Ego Tunnel that we really have no selves at all, in … Continue reading

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Anger is All the Rage: Be Prepared

The modern age of “social justice” is being propelled by anger and rage. Children are groomed for victimhood from kindergarten onward, and by the time they reach college age, they are primed to rumble. The link above suggests that keeping … Continue reading

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How to Be a Good Leftist

It all starts with group thinking conformity. Leftism is an ideology, not a philosophy — a key difference. Maintaining group conformity is a major undertaking in a nonsensical ideology, particularly in the early stages. Here’s one way to do it: … Continue reading

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Worst Torture: Alone With Your Thoughts

Most people would rather self-administer painful electric shocks than to be alone with their thoughts. In the short charming video above, a normal person was placed in isolation to determine the strategies he would use to escape the crazy-making effects … Continue reading

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Dark Star: A Cult Classic and Its Making

This is the full movie “Dark Star” from 1974 — before Star Wars, before Alien, but six years after the release of 2001: A Space Odyssey. It is hilarious for its combination of gallows humor with slapstick and ultra-low budget … Continue reading

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Witch Trial Against Citizen Trump Begins 8 Feb. 21

The US Senate has scheduled hearings in the impeachment trial against Citizen Trump beginning February 8th. The Senate does not have the constitutional authority to hold an “impeachment” trial against a private citizen, nor should it have. That simple limitation … Continue reading

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Part of the Heart Gets Lost in the Learning

This Dan Fogelberg song was published in 1979 on his Phoenix album. Joy at the startFear in the journeyJoy in the coming homeA part of the heartGets lost in the learningSomewhere along the road. Along the roadYour path may wanderA … Continue reading

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I Was Trying to Daydream But My Mind Kept Wandering

By Emma, age 10 Daddy’s been teaching my step-mom Nadia and me how to meditate, but I’m not sure I completely get it. I keep asking him what I’m supposed to think about while I’m sitting there, but he says … Continue reading

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Let Us be Lovers We’ll Marry Our Fortunes Together

The song “America” was written by Paul Simon and first published on the Simon & Garfunkel album “Bookends” in 1968 at the height of the Viet Nam war. A lot has changed in America over the past 53 years. Back … Continue reading

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This is Your Brain on Meditation

They tell you not to have any goal in mind when you choose to meditate. But that is not quite right. We humans have reasons for everything we do, and meditation is no different. In the case of modern westerners, … Continue reading

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Nightmare on Meditation Street

Or, A Meditation on Nightmares… a progress report. It is neither a coincidence nor a sign of senility that this blog has been talking off and on about meditation for the past few weeks. This is precisely a time in … Continue reading

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I Would Swim the Seas For to Ease Your Pain

Townes Van Zandt introduced the song with the following statement at a private concert in Houston: “It came to me in a dream. I was living in Tennessee with Guy and Susanna Clark, and I was asleep, and I had … Continue reading

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