Pirate Flag

May 20, 2023 Leave a comment

May 17, 1683 – Pirates sack Velacruz, New Spain, taking 4,000 prisoners for ransom


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“Working tomorrow for a better today.”

May 19, 2023 Leave a comment

Untethered — FREE on Amazon

May 17, 2023 Leave a comment

May 16 through May 20

Am I the only one bothered that our children are penned up and medicated, but chickens, cows, and pigs need to be “free range” and drug free?

At District High School #6241, Connor wants only to get close to Liz, the cheerleader whose locker is just across the hall, and forget the suicide of his father in jail, but his family’s dark past and a rebellious nature force him to the fringes of student social circles and into an unlikely alliance to fight back against a tyranny of conformity.


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Clear and Present Dangers……Max Frisch

May 15, 2023 Leave a comment

“Technology… the knack of so arranging the world that we don’t have to experience it.”

~Max Frisch

Join, or Die Flag

May 13, 2023 Leave a comment

May 9, 1754 – The first newspaper cartoon in America showed a divided snake “Join, or die” in “The Pennsylvania Gazette.”


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“If God wanted us to be vegetarians…He would have made broccoli more fun to shoot at.”

May 12, 2023 Leave a comment

In the Black — Now Only $.99 on Amazon

May 10, 2023 Leave a comment

5/8 thru 5/14

In the Black is Ayn Rand on drugs”

~John Galt

If ever a period in American history deserved the Catch-22 treatment, it is the decade you either love to hate or hate to love:

  • Sex, Drugs, & Rock ‘n Roll
  • A Man on the Moon
  • A Summer of Love
  • The Smell of Napalm in the Morning
  • The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test
  • The FBI vs. The SDS
  • Woodstock vs. Altamont
  • Hippies vs. the Silent Majority
  • Fathers vs. Sons

With cameos by Bill Clinton, Neil Armstrong, Richard Nixon, J. Edgar Hoover, and Charles Manson.

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Clear and Present Dangers……Thomas Pynchon

“If they can get you asking the wrong questions, they don’t have to worry about answers.”

~Thomas Pynchon

Navy Jack Flag

April 30, 1798 — U.S. Department of Navy Established


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“I’ll be back.”

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