Category Archives: Historical dots along the timeline

Celtic triads and politics

One if the funniest things about “The Celtic Triads of Ireland” is that they aren’t all triads. Most triads are: There are three things that ruin wisdom: ignorance, inaccurate knowledge, forgetfulness. But like I said, some “triads” have four: The … Continue reading

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Relief Postponed.

Today was the day Kisa was supposed to have surgery, with the singular vascular surgeon in this area of the country that will do it. But that got canceled two weeks ago. Turns out, you cant recover in the ICU … Continue reading

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Ugh

This fuckery just in from whitehouse.gov. Trump to Pardon Susan B. Anthony Over 1872 Voting Arrest “President Trump said he will pardon Susan B. Anthony, the leader of the women’s suffrage movement who was arrested for violating male-only voting laws … Continue reading

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On a more serious note, Van Gogh.

Today is July the 29th. My father who passed last year in August was born on this day in 1941. This is his first missed birthday, and it has me pensive. Vincent van Gogh died on this date in 1890. … Continue reading

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Speaking of voting

You have to start somewhere. So on July the 19th, in 1848, the first Convention for Women’s Rights opened in Seneca Falls, New York. It wasn’t the real beginning, of course, but it was the first real pin in the … Continue reading

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Know your Classic Propaganda Techniques

I did not write this either. Know your Classic Propaganda Techniques, including… False Flag: Create a violent or offensive event or message in an opponent’s name. Most people still do not know the proper definition of propaganda, which means “broadcast … Continue reading

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On the note off the real Confederacy.

I still say that everything we find important in the 21st century can find its roots in the 19th. On July 7th of 1865, Mary Surratt became the first woman to be executed by the United States government. Don’t feel … Continue reading

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Happy little clouds

I want to be the latter….but I have a sneaking suspicion (or secret belief) that I am the former. “There are painters who transform the sun to a yellow spot, but there are others who with the help of their … Continue reading

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I know a good thing when I see it.

I am certain that I am under qualified to speak about enduring racism. But I am well qualified to talk about white privilege. Unfortunately, it has already been done, and probably better, by other more professional writers. Like this one.https://www.yahoo.com/huffpost/things-white-people-say-highlight-privilege-020757491.html … Continue reading

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I didn’t write this, but I live it.

Why I’ve been a proud nerd all my life and love all of this… I did not write this but whoever did took the words right out of my brain. X-Men is about civil rights. If you didn’t get that, … Continue reading

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