Category Archives: Conservative Resistance

L&Qs&Cs: Wearing Us Down

We are weary of this, as I alluded a few posts ago, but that’s what they count on, I think, that the events of the past year, or past five years, will become the new normal. (I refuse to link … Continue reading

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Ls&Cs: Never Too Many Guns; Conservatives Against Modern Medicine

NYT, Farhad Manjoo, 13 Jan 2022: We Must Stop Showering the Military With Money

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Graduation

Today I finished, or ‘graduated,’ my cardiac therapy program. It went for 36 sessions (the most that insurance covers, apparently), and began the Wednesday after Labor Day, but what with the facility’s shutdown for a month due to plumbing issues, … Continue reading

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Links and Comments: January 6th

I’ll post just the three or four items that struck me the most today, the anniversary of the Jan. 6, 2021 insurrectionist attack by Trump supporters on the Capitol of the United States.

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Links and Comments: Gullibility and the Decline of the US

First a bit of housekeeping. This blog has attracted no comments at all in the past two months! No real ones (which come in once a month or so) and no spam ones (which used to come in a few … Continue reading

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Links & Comments: Narrative Shortcuts, Fantasy Worlds, Arabic Numerals

Sunny but chilly today; we’ve had rain for much of the past two weeks, and now we’re in for a week or so of sun. We did a 34-minute walk, though Robinson Drive and around on  Skyline and back to … Continue reading

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Christmas Week Rain; Insecurities and Lack of Imagination

Finished my Christmas shopping today — I had to be done today — though one or two ordered items won’t be here until next week. It rained fairly heavily last night and the residue set in today; supposedly not raining, … Continue reading

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Ls&Cs: Theocrats, School Boards, Libraries, Shocked Parents; The Sound of Music

How shocked parents are fighting back against school boards and public libraries; how other parents respond; how and when abortion became so important to the Christian right; and about the usual Republican gerrymandering. With an endpiece about The Sound of … Continue reading

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Ls&Cs: War on Christmas; Book Hoarders

The earliest people who objected to Christmas were… the Puritans. And a piece about famous people who own lots of books.

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Links & Comments & Thoughts for the Day & Endpiece: 3 Dec 21

Thought for the day: All the Christmas carols, all the movies about Santa, and so on, are *fan fiction*. Another thought for the day: I haven’t seen anyone point out that the reason Covid variants keep appearing, and then spreading … Continue reading

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