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I will neither confirm nor deny that I actually exist.

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The Saga Of Sumdood’s Army

And now for something completely different… the story of Sumdood’s Army. OK, it was written in 2007 and I just found it. I’m late to the party. So what? It’s hilarious. I found it at A Day In The Life … Continue reading

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Mea Culpa Ferguson

I’ve been avoiding the Ferguson kerfluffle. It has every demographic element fated to incite hostility. Count the red flags. Is it an area that’s southern, poor, two thirds black, and urban? Yep. Was the person shot either trying to surrender … Continue reading

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News Blackouts

I regularly and deliberately go on vacation from the news. The manifold benefits of limiting one’s bullshit consumption are simply too huge to ignore. I haven’t heard of many people doing the same thing. Until now! Clarie Wolfe just posted … Continue reading

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Threshing Wheat

In keeping with my “pro-robot” (pro-automation) posts I thought I’d stick up some photos. What do you see? I see five women in funny hats that are working their ass off. They will all have a sore back tomorrow morning. … Continue reading

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Mechanization Is A Feature Not A Bug: Part 4

Examples where our robot overlords are still gaining ground: Fast Food: The minimum wage has gone up in a few places and there’s talk of Fast Food becoming more automated. I think it’s funny that this is even a topic … Continue reading

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Mechanization Is A Feature Not A Bug: Part 3

Examples where our robot overlords have made life better: Self Serve Gas: There was a time when all gas was full serve. A friendly and professional guy in a spotless service jacket would pump your gas, wash the windshield, check … Continue reading

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