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FEBRUARY 4, 2013 5:39PM

King Richard's Bones





King Richard III was one power hungry, mean son of a beyotch. He was the younger brother of King Edward IV. These were House of York jokers, or yorkers.

Richard had a singular deformity, a twisted spine. Hang onto that.

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Xenonlit:  Horse detail from the stagecoach mural.




I've been thinking about comparing thought proccesses between the four horsemen of our nation's apacolypse:  Right wing extremists, sociopaths, drug opportunists and deviant religious thinkers. Read full post »


goose at negro bar folsom california

 Photo by Xenonlit




China, Pakistan and India are early and potentially catastrophic crisis points in the world's climate change disasters. Economically, these two nations attract more interest than other nations.

Because of the growing list of global crisisRead full post »

 Marco Rubio

Photo by DonkeyHotey


Op Ed: Ann Coulter snarls at Marco Rubio over his immigration plan while Marco Rubio struggles to exist as a politician


Oblivious to the fact that Marco Rubio is going nowhere unless he gets a grip on the Hispanic immigration and voting issue,… Read full post »



Nothing is more pleasurable for a writer than to get out of the doldrums and to take another path to a story. It is refreshing to do something that fires up neglected parts of the brain. 

Here are four little amusements that might interest you. Tag them open… Read full post »






Learn how to do photos if you intend to blog. Always be ready to liven up your blogs with illustration, but do not snag any photo you see. You can get sued, killed, eaten or ruined in the process. All of these things have happened… Read full post »

JANUARY 27, 2013 3:51AM

I have decided to be a content ho


 I have decided to be a content ho.

Tip #1: Titilate your clients with food porn and high quality images from your own original photos! You will recieve not one penny in revenue and you will be plagiarized, but you will keep Googlepimp fromRead full post »

Editor’s Pick
JANUARY 24, 2013 8:08PM

Women in combat: It is different now



me in uniform



I am an Air Force veteran and former Air Force officer. I am a woman. I see today's breakthrough in U.S. military gender equality with a jaded eye and a gravely disappointed spirit.

 It was one thrill to enter the military when a handful ofRead full post »

 Here is what happened.


Rand Paul (R) Virginia... Kentucky? Some Confederate junk state.

"I'm glad that you're accepting responsibility. I think ultimately with your leaving that you accept the culpability for the worst tragedy since 9/11. And I really mean that."

"Had I been president…

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  Photo by dirtywelder42



Patrick J. Kennedy needs to stay out of the marijuana wars. He is a former Rhode Island congressman, a recovering addict and a Kennedy. He is no stranger to scandalous lifestyles, mental illness and drug abuse.  Last TRead full post »

JANUARY 17, 2013 12:11PM

The Real Housewives of Twitter


The real housewives of twitter




Hey Cable TV! Since I have absolutely no standing in Hollywood, I will pitch this show to you for a cheap price! 


The Housewives of Twitter will revive that sorry “Housewives” franchise and will draw a bold, new audience toRead full post »

Yes, we Black people are so shiftless and lazy that we cannot survive without  liberalism, guns and government programs. We are those entitlement people who wander the streets with a glass of liquor in one hand and a plate of fatty, high calorie food in the other. 

We are that… Read full post »

JANUARY 14, 2013 5:27PM

A life in the life of a writer

I am a hack freelance writer who knows that content mills are a stupid place to make money. You have to niche write or write like you are tweeting to get ahead these days.

The problem is that Google, the monopolistic internet search engine, will spank a web content mill… Read full post »

JANUARY 13, 2013 8:40PM

Lots of Vigor in the Whackin'

I wish I could have come up with the title statement, "Lots of vigor in the whackin'", but I did not. I would credit the source, but the source person is probably more comfortable behind the unassailable cloak of anonymity that Facebook, that bastion of privacy, provides for everyone.

I… Read full post »









If  Hollywood had a speed Producer, there would be a hit comedy series on premium cable right now. Twitter would be aflutter with thousands of identical tweets that say,

“I’m Watching the WackyRomneys! That show is craRead full post »

This post was inspired by a Twitter trending topic: "Bad Writing Tips". Someone who is someone got the idea that publishing bad writing tips was actually helping people who want to improve their writing.
It made sense, because mortified writers like myself could find out where we screwed up… Read full post »
AUGUST 14, 2012 4:02PM

The Anti Ad Hominems: Part One

 Winston  Churchill was the master of the Ad Hominem attack. Some of his quotes are at the end of this post.
The Ad Hominem attack is a logical fallacy where one person argues by attacking a characteristic of… Read full post »
AUGUST 13, 2012 1:21PM

The Anti Ad Hominems Are Coming

Gird your loins and be prepared. 
The date is Wednesday. 
The time is 1 PM, PST

1. An Open Call: Choose a logical fallacy and tell us about it in a/
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JULY 23, 2012 3:58PM

On Being a Member of "The Family"

JULY 21, 2012 5:28PM

Going Deeper: The Violence Issue




Any society is exposed to violence in several ways. In prosperous nations, people will never admit to violence that goes on in private homes and most communities. Violence exposure is a daily fact of the news and the blogs. Violence exposure through the arts is defin… Read full post »

JULY 20, 2012 4:49PM

The Shootings

It is so painful to have an imagination that accepts a person shooting people like they are fish in a barrel. It is far more painful when the imagined event actually happens.
An uncomfortable imagination… Read full post »
JULY 18, 2012 7:56PM

Is it time to scream yet?

Anvil Cloud




The concept of "When do we scream?" came up when I was in undergraduate school. We studied the pathways that nations followed when they put charismatic dictators into power. The idea was that we could learn from history and identify the last point where the people… Read full post »


Only an artist can think of fake demons and deviant lovers on one day, and the beauty of a disaster on the next day.  

This is one of my windows, the entirety of which was shattered as if a bomb went off. This happened less than five feetRead full post »

Go Here and read this article!  It has all the instructions, the background, and links to deeper articles. 
 Check your computers at:

The FBI DNS Changer Virus Check Up page.

The page will immediately displayRead full post »

This week, I am inspired by a Twitter topic that was trending a few days ago: It was:


And they keep a'coming!


#BadWritingTips If a scene is feeling flat and lifeless, try to introduce Hi

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