Author Archives: Fred Stiening

For Sale: NY Daily News – $1 or best offer

http://www.nasdaq.com/article/mort-zuckerman-to-newspaper-industry-drop-dead-20170905-01142 NY Times view

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Putin on North Korea

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/sep/05/south-korea-minister-redeploying-us-nuclear-weapons-tensions-with-north From his words, it is pretty clear Putin will be protecting North Korea, starting with blocking UN actions.

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September is for surprises

The summer comes to the end, and Winter is in the distance.

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The Christian Onion

While doing some research about the mega church in Houston that allegedly was not opening his facility for refugees, I stumbled on the Babylon bee – a satirical website targeted at things like MegaChurches. Whether you are a fervent Christian … Continue reading

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Consider the implications, amigos…

You might have heard about 30 people being captured at 1 AM along the San Diego border. Early reports omitted that the majority of the people captured were Chinese nationals. if the Chinese can be smuggled over the border with … Continue reading

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The other war in the Middle East

Following Donald Trump’s speech about Afghanistan, I mentioned to Mrs. Stiening that we haven’t heard much about Yemen recently. Now we have. The US backed Saudi effort to destroy resistance to Saudi interference in Yemen is two years old now. … Continue reading

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Doing this will make you go blind

The Countess and I took our first serious road trip together. We ventured South to South Carolina to experience the total solar eclipse. We settled in at the IGA parking lot in Elgin, South Carolina. We should have been totality … Continue reading

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1,000 new FM “stations” to save AM

The FCC gave AM stations an opportunity to request an FM translator without requiring them to buy an existing license. Around 1,000 licenses have been applied for. Here is The List When this process is complete, most AM stations will … Continue reading

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Setting the table

There is an area near our door which needed a very special table. We did an exhaustive search on Amazon Prime and found this one. Back close to normal, I assumed my role as dutiful husband and assembled it today. … Continue reading

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Reasons for hope at VOA

Voice of America discovers Conservative Millenials living in the Midwest https://projects.voanews.com/lebanon-kansas/

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