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Voting, the more the better!

I’m wondering how long it will take for Democrats to start advocating for open ballots. Before you dismiss the idea as crazy, hear me out. In open balloting, the polls open and anyone can vote anywhere as many times as … Continue reading

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Leave them wanting more…

Maybe because I’m (happily) not in the US that the events around the capitol and Trump seem different. My gut idea is that Trump is basically putting on a big show as a grand finale for his presidency… He’s spent … Continue reading

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Pollish Jokes

Okay, so the polls were all laughably wrong about the election and even if Biden/Harris eke out a win (legitimate or not) the question remains how could they be so wrong? I think there are two parts and second depends … Continue reading

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The Polish Abortion protests in a Nutshell

I have the idea that some might want to know what’s going on with the abortion thing in Poland. Quick and dirty rundown Abortion was legal in the communist period but not common for a number of reasons, some of … Continue reading

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The Worst Case Scenario…. No, that sounds too optimistic…

I see that it’s Nobel season and looking at twitter here and there I suddenly had the worst. though. ever. I really hope I’m wrong. I really, really, really, really, REALLY hope I’m wrong. I have the horrible feeling that … Continue reading

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The Sunk Cost Virus

I finally figured out what government and WHO policy regarding coronavirus reminds me of – a 419 letter advance-fee scam (those emails from third world customs officials wanting your help in sneaking money out of the country). “We work for … Continue reading

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Corona prediction

The actual hospitalization and fatality rates for coronavirus have been pretty unimpressive lately, so the media keeps hyping the number of new cases (while failing to mention that hospitalization and fatality rates aren’t increasing at a similar rate). Now this … Continue reading

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Round Robin

Okay my reactions to this woman are so viscerally unpleasant it took me a loooong time to get around to doing this, and it might shorter than I’d intended but let’s get started. Getting a Baseline For body language I … Continue reading

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Communication notes: Divination vs handicapping

Just a bit more before getting to Sister Robin… Tells in analyzing communication (written or oral) are general involuntary indications that a person is tense or relaxed or concealing something. I have one friend who develops a large red splotch … Continue reading

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Inka Oppression

Aspects of the current political situation in the US remind me of coffee in Poland during the communist period. Polish people loved coffee (too mild a word – they absolutely lusted over it) and the country imported large amounts… to … Continue reading

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