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My Bouncy Weight

This is the story of my bouncy weight graph over the past 11 years. The latest bounce? During this current two-month pandemic shelter-in-place period, I’ve dropped about 16 pounds in … Continue reading

June 16, 2020 · 2 Comments

Wither America? Welp

It’s been a few weeks since Bernie dropped out. I’ve canceled my $17/month contributions. But I can’t figure out how to stop getting the Bernie texts on my phone.  I … Continue reading

May 2, 2020 · 6 Comments

The Sad Truth About Bernie

This Jimmy Dore video is the probably the best and most clear — albeit painful to watch — autopsy of the 2020 Bernie campaign. The video takes a classic “good … Continue reading

April 5, 2020 · Leave a comment

Do I Have Covid-19?

2020-04-05 UPDATE (the next day): Today, I reached bowel titration on the second round of ascorbic acid, meaning my body tolerated only 5g. Also, my resting heart rate is back … Continue reading

April 4, 2020 · Leave a comment

Look on the Bright Side of AOC

From the time she slew Joe Crowley in June 2018, until this Politico article yesterday — a time span of only 22 months — AOC was by far the best … Continue reading

March 31, 2020 · 3 Comments

Covid-19 and Vitamin C

High dose Vitamin C is being used for treating covid-19 infections in the critical care units of hospitals in Wuhan, Lombardy, and New York City. As of this writing, these … Continue reading

March 27, 2020 · 8 Comments

Prediction: New York Times Will Dissolve

It recently occurred to me that, sometime in the next four to eight years, the New York Times will probably dissolve. That is, the world’s leading newspaper, founded in 1851, … Continue reading

January 26, 2020 · 1 Comment

The Three American Political Parties

I know what you’re thinking: “Wait, what? We have two political parties in America, not three, dufus.” Oh yeah? I’m writing this post as of 11:27am PST on Saturday, October … Continue reading

October 19, 2019 · 3 Comments

Transitions

This post is about certain transitions in my life in this, the summer of 2019. The discussion starts with our firewood pile, and moves along a winding road through competence … Continue reading

July 22, 2019 · 2 Comments

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