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Civilization is the Absence of the State

I was reading Fred Reed’s most recent column, in which he reminisces of his high school days in a country that no longer exists, when something occurred to me. 1,522 more words


Top Secret CroMagnon Munitions Guide

I remember laugh tracks. They actually served their purpose, right up until I learned that there was such a thing and then listened closer and discovered that the exact same people laughed in exactly the same way every time there was a ‘laugh’ response to the actor’s lines. 609 more words


Old Glory

Old Glory, We’re So Proud of You
You look so proud in your valor colors flowing in the wind.
Where your courage never bends,
Through America’s growth you’ve met so many new friends. 161 more words


Under Construction

“And Ruth said, Intreat me not to leave thee, or to return from following after thee: for whither thou goest, I will go; and where thou lodgest, I will lodge: thy people shall be my people, and thy God my God:” 31 more words


No more hiding behind aliases

I’ve decided to ditch the alias I’ve been using on Kinja pages (like IO9) and Tor.com and start using my real name.

Fake names and aliases tend to inspire people to do and say things they wouldn’t do or say when people know who they are. 320 more words


"Glad Prospect" (1914)

Glad Prospect

Some day with philanthropic care

We’ll take our customs everywhere

And teach the nations to be good

And always do the things they should. 112 more words


Staying in San Antonio

Ok. So here’s my take on Drury Plaza Riverwalk in San Antonio.

Clean rooms. Direct access to the Riverwalk & free drinks. Free WIFI. Free breakfast, too. 1,005 more words

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