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Bad Dimple: Another Reason to Impeach Bad Dimple: Another Reason to Impeach

Seriously though: does President Trump own three neckties, or two dozen neckties in each of three colors? (Check out Mr. Wannabe over Mr. Trump’s right shoulder...)

Something has changed. Something has changed.

Used to be, my network would not allow me to paste or link photos into Oppo. If I wanted to post something, I had to tether my phone. Now I can post. Think of all the [POLITICS] I can post now!

2/19 2/19

...and still pulling serranos from the plant in the garden...

Abraham Lincoln's Second Poem: The Bear Hunt Abraham Lincoln's Second Poem: The Bear Hunt

A wild bear chase didst never see? Then hast thou lived in vain— Thy richest bump of glorious glee Lies desert in thy brain. When first my father settled here, ’T was then the frontier line; The panther’s scream filled night with fear And bears preyed on the swine. But woe for bruin’s short-lived fun When rose…

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: for me, actual cost: $2,200 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: for me, actual cost: $2,200

Not due to inadequate withholding, income changes or any other factors. My tax bill was $2,200 higher this year than it would have been last year, before the new tax law.

Lego Chiron Lego Chiron

My grandparents had a basic Lego set similar to this one that lived under the sofa — the Davenport — throughout my childhood. Creative options were limited, but no trip to Pappy and Grandma’s was complete without playing with the Lego. That Davenport sofa was with Grandma for 40 years.

[SCOTUS]: Retirements Looming and their Implications [SCOTUS]: Retirements Looming and their Implications

How big of a deal are we being told this is and by whom?

[WONKY POLITICS]: Commonwealth Club and Two Economists [WONKY POLITICS]: Commonwealth Club and Two Economists

This is a fascinating discussion, though not moderated well. Two very smart guys with two very different perspectives. The Trump guy makes good points and large concessions, but the “moderator” lets the liberal Berkeley guy dominate the discussion and step on the Trump guy. Still, well worth the listen. (And in the…

[POLITICS]: The Border Patrol's Recruiting Crisis [POLITICS]: The Border Patrol's Recruiting Crisis

How many Border Patrol agents could the government hire, and how much more could the government pay the existing agents, with $5.7 billion?

redbox: Bait and Switch redbox: Bait and Switch

So there was a movie I wanted to watch and the site said, “Stream for $4.99.” (Not available on DVD.) Turns out $4.99 gets you a 480p stream and if you want it in “HD,” then it’s an extra dollar. Be watchin’ Netflix.

Missus and I are going to prepare this tonight. Missus and I are going to prepare this tonight.

Recipe here, if you’re curious...

If you wear a tinfoil hat, you can't catch the measles. If you wear a tinfoil hat, you can't catch the measles.

Measles is so “exquisitely” contagious that if an unvaccinated person walks through a room where an infected person has been, they have a 90% chance of contracting the disease.

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