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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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The Gift of Indifference…

In the early 1950s, the Polish poet Wisława Szymborska was a devoted communist and party member who wrote poems in honor of Lenin and those who built Nowa Huta (a soulless communist housing project next to factories that polluted Cracow … Continue reading

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The Unbearable Weight of Wokeness…

This is just as deranged as can be. The only way to take Christine Blasey “Baby Doll” Ford’s brief celebrity seriously is as a cynical ploy by the Democrats to stall for time. Many reasons needed to be found why … Continue reading

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Dope Nation

It’s very distressing to realize that my country of origin is now filled with so many stupid people, so many…. The very idea that less than 15 years after the obvious (to anyone with a brain I would have thought) … Continue reading

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Strategic Saudi Killing Games…

No one’s especially asked about what my opinion on the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, almost certainly on the orders of the current Saudi monarch, but here it is: Sorry, I don’t much care. I’ve thought about it…. and just cannot … Continue reading

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Gabbagoogle

Back when it first became known that Google (among others) were giving in to Chinese censorship demands and actively working with the Chinese government better keep track of the population mmy working assumption is that for Google this was a … Continue reading

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Twitter, Rosanne and Reliving Trauma

Actors and actresses (or any kind of performers) have never been known for their down to Earth good sense and anyone expecting any kind of coherent political guidance from them (or who thinks they can or should be public political … Continue reading

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Age and Consent

I see that Milo Yiannopoulos (who I usually enjoy) has found himself the target of outrage, but unusually this time from conservatives (rather than progressives). Apparently conservative Republicans (of the never Trump stripe) are claiming that he’s in favor of … Continue reading

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