OK, here’s one “Persistent Bugger”. Actually a persistent computer dialer. I started getting these calls in mid July. Fortunately for me, they were blocked by Nomorobo.com. Looking up the number on Google one can see from the complaints that is is a political survey type thing that I want no part of.
It’s been a while since I have written anything at Ricochet, but a couple days ago, I finally did it.
It was suggested I post it here. So consider this my first post among friends!... [Read More]
Okay so I’m back Elsewhere, but I find I’m still so pissed at the Pale Rattler and at Swirly that I can hardly behave, bear to be civil. In response to Swirly’s pathetic post about his botched surgery, what I’d’ve liked to post is ” Aww! Too bad it wasn’t your typing hand!”
What is wrong with me?
What do you think of the drinking straw ban? (Please, no swearing.)
In order of true evil, how do you rank these?... [Read More]
I found this passage from Hanson’s latest essay particularly insightful:
Religious and spiritual reawakening is crucial. The masters of the universe of Silicon Valley did not, as promised, bring us new-age tranquility, but rather only greater speed and intensity to do what we always do. Trolling, doxing, and phishing were just new versions of what Jesus warned about in the Sermon on the Mount. Spiritual transcendence is the timeless water of life; technology is simply the delivery pump. We confused the two. That water can be delivered ever more rapidly does not mean it ever changes its essence. High tech has become the great delusion.... [Read More]
“O God within my breast
Almighty, ever-present Deity-... [Read More]
One thing that is very interesting about this talk, given by Kevin Shipp, retired CIA agent, is his discussion of how investigations managed by Congressional committees can so easily be shut down. (This talk was given in late 2016, before the recent Congressional oversight of the Mueller probe.)
I find so much of value in this talk and wanted to share it here:... [Read More]
Posted this at Legacy: What do people think here?
I used to be a believer in Free Trade. No matter what, I thought the trade policy of America should be that there are no limits whatsoever to trade. If the other side had all sorts of restrictions, it did not matter, because it was always better for Americans on the whole to have total free trade. Why did I believe this? Because learned people said it was so, and that was good enough for me.... [Read More]
NEWS Now The Associated Press — By SIMONE SOMEKH – Associated Press
ROME (AP) — Italian officials deflected responsibility Tuesday after 108 migrants rescued in the Mediterranean were returned to Libya, a move that humanitarian groups said could violate international law.... [Read More]