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Webster’s New American Dictionary defines a “red-neck” as : “a poor, white, rural Southerner, often, specif., one regarded as ignorant, bigoted, violent etc.”  Just in case readers didn’t know, it explains that the term is derived “from the characteristic sunburned neck acquired in the fields by farm laborers.” 417 more words

The adventures of Charlie Ideal Amen.(aka C.I.A.) cop out 3

photo of Not the Antarctic

I decided to sit in the chair in the middle of the room in six-plus-two-more-sixes.

I was watching the lightbulb swinging methodically above and wishing for a successful take over of this joint when I heard a voice in the doorway behind me, 512 more words


Is a Road Bypass (Beltway) a Good Idea for Cities?

By Dom Nozzi

November 12, 2016

An extremely common suggestion for “improving” or “easing” car travel in cities is to create a bypass road (sometimes called a “beltway”) to take regional motor vehicle trips not destined for the city center away from the city center to reduce congestion. 353 more words


Spreading Out The Federal Effect

Where are the richest counties in the United States, as measured by median household income?  You might think one of the counties in Silicon Valley, or one of the high-end areas in Connecticut, or around Boston, or the home to bustling computer, software, and internet companies around Seattle . 476 more words


Mad Fox Brew Pub Falls Church

Mad Fox’s Falls Church location is a true brew pub. They not only brew some great beer but also offer a sit-down restaurant with a full menu of pub fare. 337 more words


Podcasts, Safetrack, and The Shield

I take the efficient and timely Metro into DC (hint; that’s sarcastic). What keeps me sane is listening to tunes or Podcasts. A good podcast to me keeps me involved and is stimulating. 474 more words