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A Vitriol fiend strikes at Tufnell Park and Highgate

The night of the 30 September 1888 has gone down in infamy as the ‘double event’; the night when the mysterious killer known as ‘Jack the Ripper’ murdered both Elizabeth Stride and Catherine Eddowes in different locations, leaving two London police forces searching for him in vain. 279 more words

Police Court

A Venting of Spleen

The response I am not going to post on Facebook because I don’t know you from Adam (or Eve) and because it’s not my place to hijack someone’s post, however political, to skewer your insipid and self-righteous opinion of the presidential election.   1,110 more words


Is there an age limit for bartenders?

This won’t be appreciated. Not by most bartenders, because we shouldn’t bite the hand that feeds. And not by customers, because they don’t want to know what we think of them, for the most part. 774 more words


79 - Indicate, You Bastard

Poem number 79
Indicate, You Bastard
Indicate, you bastard
Hit the lever with your hand
The rest of us need warning
Of the turn that you’ve got planned. 42 more words


Could do better...

Sorry, I seem to have lost focus this week.

I have written several thousand words, but none of them were suitable for a blog. It’s interesting to me to indulge in biographical musings and a polemic about the waste of time and trees involved in the typical grant application, but it’s not so interesting for the people who have to read it. 340 more words

Care Farm

i'm sorry, what?

There’s a thin line between turning the other cheek and being a complete walk over. In situations where it’s called for, I’ve always tried to be the ‘better person’ by being understanding, forgiving, blah, blah, blah. 438 more words


What Part of “INDEPENDENT” is Misunderstood?

It seems a small but vocal fringe element we have seen highjacking conservatism and the Republican Party are very upset. My guess is seeing Councilor David Madore kicked to the curb in the latest election is difficult for them to accept since he holds some mysterious messiah like position with them. 745 more words

Clark County Issues