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Movie Recommendation: Ragamuffin

November 16, 2018

I found an obscure gem on Amazon that you can stream this weekend while you are hiding out from the smoke. (FYI I will be outside mowing the lawn and walking the dog because I already saw this movie and refuse to wear a face mask.) If you search for the title on Amazon, you […]

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Paradise Fire

November 16, 2018

Camp Fire map November 16, 2018 It’s a week since Paradise was Lost. I wanted to recap on what we think we know thus far and what’s next. In a nutshell this is it: At about 6:15 AM last Thursday (November 8th), Pacific Gas and Electric electrical sensors reported a fault in a line near […]

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Omens of Newsom Reign

November 9, 2018

One of my old pastors used to say that one of the ways that God judges people is to give them what they want (as opposed to what they need). Given the anointing of Gavin Newsom on Tuesday by the voters along the coastal part of the state, look at the news since then. Coincidence […]

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California Conservatives Voting with Their Feet

November 8, 2018

Many years ago, a young man seeking to improve his lot in life was given the advice to “go west, young man”. Now, a hundred odd years later, folks in California are echoing Davie Crocket, “you may all go to hell and I will go to Texas”. About 130,000 more residents left California for other […]

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A Tale of Two Californias

November 7, 2018

The maps below tells the tale of two Californias. These are from the Secretary of State website. If you’re serious about splitting the state, its clear where to draw the lines.          

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Apple Foreshadows Correction?

November 6, 2018

The Luster is off the Apple brand. Nobody would seriously argue that Tim Cook is anything other than a caretaker of the company. The brand that Steve Jobs built, is running out of steam. Jobs was good at looking at other people’s ideas and making refinements. Jobs then would market stuff as if Apple was […]

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Why Democrats Lose Tomorrow

November 5, 2018

Blue Wave or not tomorrow, the Democrats lose anyway. But what a preposterous claim you ask? Not really. Let’s discuss the dynamics. Right now, conventional wisdom says that Democrats lose a few seats in the Senate and take control of the House. Senate I agree that the Republicans will likely increase their majority in the […]

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James Carville Exposes the Deep State in College Football; ESPN Responds by “hitting its knees”

November 4, 2018

The Ragin’ Cajun’ himself was in rare form Saturday morning, serving as a celebrity guest picker on ESPN’s College Football Game Day. I use the term celebrity very loosely, I doubt he profiles as a “D” list celebrity, but I digress. The show airs every Saturday morning at the site of a major college football […]

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Navy’s 13 Billion Dollar Cruise Ship

November 2, 2018

I don’t write too often about the Navy even though I spent six years of my life wearing the uniform but this story is so ridiculous that I can’t let it pass without comment. It concerns the contracting and construction of the aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford. What you learn from reading the story is […]

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Google’s Car Gets S.F. Road Test

November 2, 2018

Total Recall‘s Johnny Cab Before getting into this article just a quick reminder that Wham-O makes Frisbees and Waymo does other stuff related to hubcaps. Waymo is a subsidiary of Alphabet, the umbrella corporation that operates Google. Earlier this week they issued a press release which I shall quote in part: We’re excited to announce […]

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