Category Archives: For Your Education

Angry Clown I

If you’ve got a shit job, do it well. I was excellent at my shit job because being excellent feels good. Continue reading

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Dog Logic And Firewood Levers: Part III

I was cold, stuck in the snow, and on a fools errand. I was in a Jack London story. You know what ties together all those guys who died in Jack London’s books? None were holding a long handled round pointed shovel. Losers! Continue reading

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On Levers

In a different life I was into 4×4 “rockcrawling”. Rockcrawling is to driving on dirt as gulping tequila is to sipping wine. Continue reading

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Word For The Day: Level Up

It’s basically a tautology; a person who gets off on controlling others is the exact opposite of one who wants only to improve himself. Continue reading

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Word For The Day: Setback Mowing

Well played oh verdant nemesis. Continue reading

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Corruption Niche II

First an editorial note from the Curmudgeon: Events have overtaken me.  Daily politics get overwrought so I try to let the fetid air disperse before commenting. I wrote about “Corruption Niches” well after the trifecta of suck which included “the … Continue reading

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Word For The Day: Corruption Niche

It’s self defeating to build the trap and add the cheese just so you can be shocked when a mouse gets snapped. I won’t play that game. None of us should! Continue reading

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The Possibility Of Ridiculous Outcomes: Part III

There are people on this earth who are willing to (and have) disrupted the lives of everyone in a large city. They have done this to free, adult, American, citizens. They did this despite the fact that they weren’t personally tough enough to endure a donut shortage. These people have badges. Continue reading

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Word For The Day: Undernews

Undernews – (Noun) News that is widely available on the Internet (particularly blogs) but doesn’t get much (or any) attention in the Mainstream Media. I didn’t coin the term.  It’s been kicking around for years.  What can I say; I … Continue reading

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The Possibility Of Ridiculous Outcomes

Thirteen years, eleven months, and twenty-six days. That’s how long it took. “Lockdown” had drifted from “prisoners“, to “minors“, to “everyone in Boston“. Comparing Columbine to Boston shows it expanded from “a school building” to “a metropolitan area” and from “a few hours” to “a full day“. Continue reading

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