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Pounding The Table

“If the facts are against you, argue the law. If the law is against you, argue the facts. If the law and the facts are against you, pound the table and yell like hell.” ― Carl Sandburg

The Feds and all the states have laws making misfeasance, malfeasance, and/or nonfeasance by public servants a crime. [for normal people: doing something you are authorized to do for a corrupt reason; doing something under ‘color of office’ that you are not authorized to do; and/or not doing something you are required to do]. All the Republicans have for a strategy is pounding the table and yelling…

December 13, 2019   Comments Off on Pounding The Table

The Feast of Saint Lucia

This is Saint Lucia’s Day for Scandinavians.

It features special treats that are handed out by a girl wearing a crown of candles, Lucia coming from the Latin for light, LUX.

Saint Lucia was an early Christian martyr from Syracuse on Sicily, but her official feast day, December 13, fit perfectly with the local pagan celebration of the Lussi on December 13, which was the Winter Solstice at the time. Yep, more cover to continue the fun mid-winter celebrations by pretending they are associated with Christianity to get the Church off everyone’s case.

December 13, 2019   Comments Off on The Feast of Saint Lucia


Yes, it’s Friday the 13th again. The 13th falls on a Friday more than any other day of the week, so get over it. It’s only valid in in English and Portuguese speaking countries, so go visit a Spanish-speaking neighborhood for the day.

If you want to blame someone, it’s the calendar of Pope Gregory XIII that created this imbalance. [He obviously didn’t have a problem with the number on any day.]

December 13, 2019   10 Comments