Monthly Archives: May 2017

Merkel on Trump / Brexit

CNN “The times when we could completely rely on others are, to an extent, over” I think she is getting the Trump message. On the other hand, Trump’s glib statement “See the millions of cars they are selling to the … Continue reading

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The demise of NASCAR

Tomorrow (Sunday) is the Coca Cola 600 held at the Charlotte Motor Speedway, which is actually not even in Mecklenburg County. There are many reasons for the decline. The actual race begins at 6:15 PM, which means the race will … Continue reading

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What is the purpose of Voice of America?

Voice of America was created in 1942 as a media outlet targeted at Europe to provide propoganda to support the war effort. It is not intended to be a domestic news service, which was changed during the final term of … Continue reading

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Our stalker Ex President

Guardian (.uk) coverage During the eight years we had to endure President Obama, a day didn’t go by when he didn’t remind us that the world revlved aroind him, and that 300 million Americans would be helpless if not for … Continue reading

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Rhabdomyolysis

Clark Howard hospitalized Clark Howard needed to have a chat with Don Imus. Imus has made warning the public about the overtreatment of benign prostate cancer his mission in life. Rhabdomyolysis is the situation in which your kidneys are overwhelmed … Continue reading

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Getting ready for war

[Donning Alex Jones tin foil hat] See if you can figure out the rationale behind this in a suburban shopping center with Walmart as the anchor tenant. It’s lunch time and I did see two black women in camouflage military … Continue reading

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Countess gets the goat

The newest member of the Stiening family wanted to visit the Charlotte Regional Farmer’s market on Saturday, intrigued with the idea of buying fresh goat meat, which we did. She followed the advice of the woman who was selling the … Continue reading

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The end of AM radio

It is painfully obvious now that the way the FCC is going to “save” AM radio is to destroy it. Part of the dowry that arrived with the Countess is a Bose wave radio. Other than infrequent use inside the … Continue reading

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“Being a felon means I’m disabled”

It’s great when a plan comes together. I proposed that we do the drivers license stuff out in an undisclosed rural DMV office, far from Charlotte. After a few driving errors on my part, and an initial paperwork issue with … Continue reading

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Social “Security”

Yesterday was quite instructive. Mrs Stiening needed to complete her name change. The first step of the process was to pick up the certified copy of the marriage certificate at the Mecklenburg County office, which went off without a hitch … Continue reading

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