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  • Welcome Silvio Canto Jr. to our order of bloggers. It is long overdue.

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  • My View by Silvio Canto, Jr.

    Silvio Canto, Jr.
    Thursday, May 13, 2021 10:30 PM
    "Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children's children what it was once like in the United States where men were free." - President Ronald Reagan

    A word about May 14


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    Silvio Canto, Jr.
    5/13/2021 10:30:00 PM
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                We remember May 14: US history:     On this day in 1787, the story of the US changed when delegates from the 13 states met to amend The Articles of Confederation.    The sessions did not really start until May 25 when everybody was in town.   By September, the gathering produced the US Constitution that we know today.    It was subsequently sent to the states for ratification.   The Bill of Rights, or the first 10 Amendments, were added between 1789-1791.  The story of the West:    The Louisiana Purchase was completed in 1803.    A year later, Lewis & Clark began their mission to explore the[...]

    1998: We remember the day that Frank Sinatra died


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    Silvio Canto, Jr.
    5/13/2021 10:02:00 PM
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                      Where did the years go?  Frank Sinatra died on this day in 1998 at age 82.Sinatra was one of the biggest male vocalists of the 20th century.  He was still recording and performing at the end of his life.  His life was like that song, "My way":  "And now the end is near   And so I face the final curtain,  Ill state my case of which Im certain.  Ive lived a life thats full, I traveled each and evry highway,  And more, much more than this. I did it my way."   My Way (lyrics by Paul Anka)      P.S.  You can listen to my show (Canto Talk).  If you like our posts, drop a dime[...]


    The Scratching Post

    K T Cat
    Thursday, May 13, 2021 6:26 AM
    Working through my ignorance with your help.

    Trees And Inflation


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    K T Cat
    5/13/2021 6:26:22 AM
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    It's a travel day, so this will be short. Heading back to the desert in a few hours. Apologies for spelling or grammatical errors I didn't catch in the first draft.I figured out why I like Dixie so much. It's warm, green, friendly and has plenty of water. That's also why I like Maui. Maui has better snorkeling and diving, but I prefer the food and people in the deep South. I stumbled upon the comparison when I took this photo of a massive tree in the front yard of my VRBO place. It reminded me of the road to Hana.    InflationI read only a few econobloggers these days and they're all nearly apolitical and very data-driven. They're not making much of the inflation scare, but I wonder if they're not misapplying[...]

    Trees Eating A Boat


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    K T Cat
    5/12/2021 1:23:06 PM
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    Here's another example of predatory vegetation. Yes, those are trees growing up out of the middle of the boat. Amazing.I left the photos quite large, so I think they're worth a click. Enjoy       


    Temple of Mut

    Sunday, March 14, 2021 3:18 PM
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    Canto Talk, March 17th: Annual St. Patrick's Day Show


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    mutnodjmet13
    3/14/2021 3:18:40 PM
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    It will be my pleasure to be the guest on Canto Talk this Wednesday, March 17th. Please join Silvio Canto, Jr., and me at 12 noon Pacific/2 pm Central/ 3 pm Eastern by clicking HEREor after for an archived podcast.This will be our annual St. Patrick's Day show.So, we will be having a little fun, on top of analyzing the news. For example, the Recall Newsom campaign has until the 17th to submit petition signatures. Well, it seams the luck of the Irish was with the organizers hoping to remove the current governor of California.as they already have achieved their original goal of 2 million.It looks like that the Biden Bureaucrats have nixed South Dakota's plans for a fireworks show at Mt. Rushmore.Those Biden is now being sued[...]

    Canto Talk, Feb. 11th: Pandemic Valentine's Day Show


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    mutnodjmet13
    2/7/2021 12:09:22 PM

    It will be my pleasure to be the guest on Canto Talk this Thursday, Feb. 11th.  Please join Silvio Canto, Jr., and me at 10 am Pacific/12 noon Central/ 1 pm Eastern by clicking HEREor after for an archived podcast.We will be having our annual Valentines Day show. Of course, it much feature a mention of COVID-19:


    W.C. Varones

    W.C. Varones
    Saturday, February 20, 2021 7:27 AM
    Someday the mountain might get him but the law never will

    Parallels


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    W.C. Varones
    2/20/2021 7:27:24 AM
    Make new friendsBut keep the oldOne is EtherAnd the other is Bitcoin

    Democrats plan to repeal state and local tax (SALT) deduction limits


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    W.C. Varones
    1/11/2021 7:34:41 AM
    Democrats are talking about repealing the SALT limits. What nobody's talking about is that SALT is largely irrelevant to the middle class. A SALT repeal only helps the rich. And it's a lot of money.       The middle class being largely untouched by SALT limits is due to two main factors. First, the large increase in the standard deduction. You need a lot of deductions to get over the $24,000 standard deduction. Yes, you can get there pretty easily with a huge mortgage and high state taxes. But then there's the AMT. The Alternative Minimum Tax already didn't allow SALT deductions, and upper-middle-income people in high-tax states were the people most affected by AMT. If you were previously paying AMT, the[...]


    The Liberator Today

    B-Daddy
    Monday, June 08, 2020 10:05 PM
    Government growth threatens our liberty and our prosperityA liberty movement blog

    Defunding Minneapolis


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    B-Daddy
    6/8/2020 10:05:46 PM
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    Which would be the result of actually implementing this whole #DefundThePolice nonsense.  To catch you up:From The Guardian:The Minneapolis city council has pledged to disband the citys police department and replace it with a new system of public safety, a historic move that comes as calls to defund law enforcement are sweeping the US.  Speaking at a community rally on Sunday, a veto-proof majority of council members declared their intent to dismantle and abolish the embattled police agency responsible for George Floyds death and build an alternative model of community-led safety. The decision is a direct response to the massive protests that have taken over American cities in the last two weeks, and is a[...]

    Collapse of Complexity


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    B-Daddy
    5/19/2020 8:50:00 PM
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    Joseph Tainter's The Collapse of Complex Societies wasn't an easy read, so I didn't read it all, just most of it and enough to understand his conclusions and implications for today's situation. You can read it for free at the link provided above, or get a fairly detailed synopsis at unz.com.  Tainter's key insight is this. The marginal returns to ever increasing complexity are diminishing, hardly arguable. This inevitably leads to complexity that is unsustainable.  When an inevitable set of stressors hit the complex society when at a point of diminishing returns, it becomes more rationale for it decompose into simpler sub-components, because the society becomes incapable of maintaining its complexity. [...]


    Word Warrior of So Cal

    Friday, October 19, 2018 1:27 PM
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    VIOLENCE OF THE LEFT: ITS IN THEIR DNA (4)


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    barrycjacobsen
    10/19/2018 1:27:49 PM
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    Leftist ViolenceComes toAmerica, a Historical Perspective(To read previous installment, go here; to start with Part One, go here)19th century Europe was marked by growing leftists movements, which attempted several short-lived revolutions throughout the continent. While these leftist risings failed, a new left-wing extremist movement, theanarcho-communists, grew out of them.The word itself comes from a Greek word, anarkos, which means without a chief. Anarcho-communist believe that all government should be abolished along with private property, and thatcommon ownershipof themeans of productionin combination with astateless societies should be the organizing principle. To bring about such change, anarchists argued that violent[...]

    VIOLENCE ON THE LEFT: ITS IN THEIR DNA (3)


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    barrycjacobsen
    10/19/2018 12:55:07 PM
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    PART THREE: UTOPIAN VISIONS LEAD TO BLOODY REVOLUTIONS(To read the previous installment, go here)In 1792 the French liberal intelligentsia, imbibing the heady wine of Rousseaus theories, inflamed the urban mobs against the upper classes. To be born into wealth or privilege was deemed an act oftreason against the People.No level of dissent was tolerated: disagreeing with the goals or bloody methods of the radical political clubs and demagogues that the revolution placedin charge, invited an appointment with Madam Guillotine. Even women and children were beheaded by the revolutionary authorities (among such victimswas Olympe de Gouges, an early feminist and supporter of the revolution).By the time the Terror ended, 50,000 had[...]


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    Thursday, March 24, 2016 12:35 PM
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    Just another brick in the wall


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    dawnwildman
    3/24/2016 12:35:33 PM
    Wall for Mexico

    While watching Ted Cruz doing a presser in Arizona at the border of the United States and Mexico, I just shook my head. That is my current reaction to anyone or anything mentioning the border. When two former Mexican presidents thought they would share their foul mouthed expression over Mexico paying for a wall I laughed. Dolia Estevez wrote about the most corrupt people in Mexico and you bet politicians were named, so much for being the beacon of light and truth that they believe they are when speaking of public policies.I think I have finally come up with the best idea for the border wall. Well I dont want to steal credit for the idea, my mother in law Lillian actually thought of this, and its a brilliant. What makes it[...]

    A kinder, nicer NFL?


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    dawnwildman
    1/20/2016 12:37:59 PM
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    A Kinder and Nicer NFL?Are any of you buying the new crisis management public relations campaign by the NFL, Together We Make Football? The NFL has been pushing commercials that make them look like AT&T or Hallmark. Problem is, I dont think many are falling for the new kinder and gentler NFL. The whole reason they have to clean up their act is that there have been so many bad actors in NFL with behavior stretching from bad to criminal that they had no choice but to look like they cared. And rather than really take a look at the behavior and get rid of bad players, they have them do the classic mea culpa like Ray Rice after he beat his fiance unconscious, they go away for a little while either by due process or the NFL[...]


    Doo Doo Economics Blog

    Doo Doo Econ
    Tuesday, January 19, 2016 6:08 PM
    Doo Doo Economics are the policies of overspending, printing money, neglecting the key economics issues, bad science and promoting entitlement programs which all add up to higher taxes during a recession and economic unsustainablility.

    Natural Born Citizen Definition


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    Doo Doo Econ
    1/19/2016 6:08:58 PM
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        Once again Americans are facing questions about the definition of a Natural Born Citizen (NBC).This is the simple and indisputable definition: Two citizens who have a child, naturally create a new citizen. This is a Natural Born Citizen.There is absolutely no expert either legal or historical who will argue to the contrary. They may argue to include additional citizens, but this is the core of the definition.Two people who have a child in a location, have a citizen who is native to that land. This is a Native Born Citizen. Thus, terms like "Native American" which imply a location and not an allegiance to a country.A person can be both Natural Born and Native Born, or in the United States we also have Naturalized[...]

    Obama Fuels Eternal Islamic War on America


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    Doo Doo Econ
    8/5/2015 5:00:00 AM
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                    Do you remember the headlines when Obama apparently declared America a Muslim country on French television?    Taken from an Islamic perspective this statement is dangerous. It sounds as if the President of the United States sees America is a Muslim nation. When you consider translations, this may presented to the masses as exactly that, American President Hussein (an exclusively Islamic name)  Obama declares America to be Islamic. Thus America would be "al-Islam", or territory which may never be ceded to non-Muslims.Semantics, right? Over-reaction, right?Except, this is a long standing meme from not only the President, but also his staffers.   [...]


    Beers with Demo

    Dean
    Wednesday, November 11, 2015 9:22 AM
    A blog for the unwashed and well-read

    And Where a Salon Scribe Gets a Tad Out of His Swim Lane


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    Dean
    11/11/2015 9:22:09 AM
    Over the weekend, Salon writer, DAVID MASCIOTRA, caused quite a dust-up on social media with his own salute to the troops ahead of Veterans Day . Here is the headline, followed by the sub-headline and then followed by the first paragraph of the piece:You dont protect my freedom: Our childish insistence on calling soldiers heroes deadens real democracyIt's been 70 years since we fought a war about freedom. Forced troop worship and compulsory patriotism must endPut a man in uniform, preferably a white man, give him a gun, and Americans will worship him. It is a particularly childish trait, of a childlike culture, that insists on anointing all active military members and police officers as heroes.If you desire, you can read it[...]

    Football rules changes...? You've come to the right place


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    Dean
    1/31/2015 2:04:56 PM
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        Theres no denying that over the last few decades most all on-field rules changes made by the NFL have been exercises in increasing offense and scoring. This has created an arms race in a sense where the pendulum swings back and forth between the NFL offenses and NFL defenses whereby the offenses get aided by rules changes and the defenses counter with a combination of innovative schemes and superior athletes. To wit, for years, its been conventional wisdom that the best athletes in the world were in the NBA. Now days, we would add NFL defensive backs and possibly outside linebackers/rush ends into that mix (you dont think dudes like Richard Sherman, Darrelle Revis and J.J. Watt can ball a little?).But[...]


    Legal Insurrection - Leslie Eastman

    Monday, January 01, 0001 12:00 AM


    Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Threatens Shutdown of Great Lakes Oil Pipeline podcast


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    Canadian oil transport giant Enbridge continues pipeline operation, ignoring Whitmer's May 12 deadline.The post Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Threatens Shutdown of Great Lakes Oil Pipeline first appeared on Legal Insurrection.

    California State Board of Ed Dumbing Down K-12 Math Curriculum to Ensure Equitable Outcomes podcast


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    Samantha Mandeles
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    The new Framework aims to enable all California students to succeed as "math learners," but does this by eliminating accelerated class options.The post California State Board of Ed Dumbing Down K-12 Math Curriculum to Ensure Equitable Outcomes first appeared on Legal Insurrection.


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    Monday, January 01, 0001 12:00 AM
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    Democratic Texas border town mayor blasts Biden in Sara Carter exclusive: 'I'm not going to back down'


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    The Democratic mayor of a Texas border town overrun by illegal immigrants tells Sara Carter that illegal immigrants are overwhelming his community in a 'Hannity' exclusive ...

    The Truth Behind the Cheney Story


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    Liz Cheney is out as Republican conference chair in the House of Representatives. The story has dominated American news outlets over the past week. Most Americans are probably hard-pressed to care ...



    College Insurrection - Leslie Eastman

    Monday, January 01, 0001 12:00 AM


    College Students Need Classes on How to Be Adults


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    Looks like many students are not prepared to be adults. The Daily Beast reports. College Students Need Remedial Classes in How to Be Adults Is 18 years enough time to prepare for the stresses of being an adult? For Americas increasingly fragile college studentsthousands of whom are returning to campus in the next two weeksthe []

    You Can Attend an Ivy League School for Free Online?


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    Not a free college degree though Republican-American reports. How to go to Ivy League schools for free online Ivy League schools like Harvard and Yale come with a lot of prestige. But another thing these famous schools are known for are their high tuition costs. Fortunately, with the popularity of open education and technology, there []


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