(November Update) 30-day Covid Death-Rate, Not too Bad, Actually

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Please see our October 18 Update, here.   As expected Deaths rose over the past 30-day period, October 18- thru- November 16. But nothing compared to the "case" rate which I continue to think are way...

Why Don’t We Know? Why Didn’t We Know? The National Whine.

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Do you think our grandparents were standing around the radio, or the window outside the newspaper office where they hung the daily headlines for people to read, just gnashing their teeth because they hadn't...

Expert at Mob Looting, Can Democrats Now Prove Themselves as Penthouse Jewel Thieves

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THIS AIN'T ROCKET SCIENCE or EVEN COVID MATH It comes down to this: As of 7 AM the morning after the election, Seven states remain in play: % Votes Counted    STATE   Votes Counted Remaining Votes   BIDEN...

Politicians Can’t be Heroes

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I'll get to Donald Trump eventually, since there's an election on. But the question is, first, Do nations need Heroes? Thomas Carlyle, the 19th Century English philosopher answered that question with a resounding "Absolutely." In 1842...

The Daily Poke in the Eye: Notes on the Righteous “Screw You”

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In the 1840s, in one of his lectures on "Heroes", Thomas Carlyle, the Scottish philosopher, used the term "skeptical dilettantism" to describe how that army of ne'er-do-well, half-baked intellectuals will collectively move to destroy...

Judging Beauty, Goodness and Virtue

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"If you judge Beauty or Goodness or Virtue solely based on what you see in the mirror you will likely die a painful death...whether old or young. Just ask Kurt Cobain" from St George Frederick, an old friend returned.