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Jody Wilson-Raybould's dad calls MMIW inquiry a 'bloody farce'

OTTAWA – Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould‘s father is calling the national public inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women a “bloody farce.”

Bill Wilson, a hereditary chief, says the commissioners have “failed miserably.” 347 more words


Philosophy and Alcoholics Anonymous

Once again, I’m posting something from the My Life With Kant days. Across two episodes, I covered Alcoholics Anonymous and “The Big Book”.

Since the audio recording is of poor quality, I’m only posting the transcripts. 2,916 more words

to concede in the innermost self

That is what BW says you have to do to stop drinking, to concede in the innermost self that you have a problem with alcohol.  I have heard people shout that in meetings with the message, you haven’t done this yet and this is what you have to do.   438 more words


April 22, 1995-2017

Twenty-two years…

              Deep fears

     And angry tears no more pervade.

                                     Resentments laid,

                                           Missteps fade, disease arrested.

                                                                       Twelve suggested

                                                                        As much ingested as prevents

Hospitals, institutions, death.

Bill Wilson

Forgotten Literary Geniuses: Edward Whittemore

Now that the vileness of the Orange Perv’s “Trumpcare” bill is sinking in to the body politic, and his claque of House Republican shitheads are crossing their fingers and hoping, hope against hope, that the Senate will dump this legislative turdball and get them off the hook for 2018, you might want to turn to literature to take your mind off the machinations of the… 329 more words


Travels of the Original A.A. Manifesto

Before it is auctioned off in June, the manuscript of the Big Book spent a morning at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.

By Nick Paumgarten – New Yorker.com… 843 more words

New Beginnings

My Ayahuasca/Huachuma retreat in Peru: Pre-Trip Introduction and rant

I’m feeling a nice little kick from the extended-release Niacin vitamins I took one an hour ago.  I take my highs where I can get them.   2,180 more words