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Totally St. Augustine (#29) Oct. 30, 2015

This one time I said “yes”

Today I did something I probably have never done before and likely will never do again. I voted “yes” on a proposed tax increase. 554 more words


Five-Hundred Word Challenge 51: Horseshoe Crabs and Dolphins

The wonders of sitting here and slowly going out of my mind is that, once again, I find myself going out of my mind.

That is to say that I’m not, but I imagine if I start thinking about thinking again a bit too much, then I’m going to be sucked into a pool of my own arrogant excess that will be so deep and meaningless that I will inevitably never return and all that will be left of me in reality is a pile of ashes next to a sign that has “Here lies ashes” next to it. 525 more words


Empire Says What?

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Tax incidence revisited, part 3: Taxation and the value of money

JDN 2457352

Our journey through the world of taxes continues. I’ve already talked about how taxes have upsides and downsides, as well as how… 1,939 more words

Public Policy

Feminized Backwater Minneapolis Craves "Colored" Disturbance Publicity

I was born,  raised, and married and studied Horticulture  in St. Paul, and  directed a ‘semi-state agency in St. Paul, attended university, taught school, was a Democrat  and lived in Minneapolis until the hippie, druggie, lefty, black racist, anti-war  rebellion of the late 1960s and early 1970s, when I and my family fled to peace and quiet  in  the second tier outer western ‘Twin City’ suburbs where one could live privately,  free from  institutional mendacity. 662 more words