Tuesday – Time Marches On!

[date Tue, Nov 9, 2010 at 9:46 AM]


Short on political cartoons today, and long on humor….. about older people…… like me……….
I was “stumbling” around (try it, you’ll like it! www.stumbleupon.com ) and found these tales of woe and misfortune about the aged. Is it a function of time, or are some of these no longer anecdotal?:

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Monday – History Lesson

[date Mon, Nov 8, 2010 at 10:28 AM]


While eating breakfast I cruise the Internet for news ‘o the day. And I visit my favorites to see what tasty morsels they offer.

www.StubbleJumpingRedNeck.com has a very sobering review of Islamic Crusades. It is available on YouTube in seven parts plus introduction, all of which are linked here:

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Sunday – Politics as Unusual

[date Sun, Nov 7, 2010 at 11:26 AM]


No time to rant today.

I did take time to view this debate moderated by Mark Styne between Howard Dean and Fred Thompson.

Those of you interested in post mid term election analysis given by a progressive and a conservative having a discussion would do well to watch:


The debate took place at the University of Calgary! I’d like to be proven wrong if I say none of you Cowgarians attended.

Very thought provoking……

I vaguely remember some lunatic lefty I met through Lindsay Brown all steamed up about Marxist politics way back in the ’60’s; can’t remember his name. Trying to convince me that all the wealth I saw around me was ill gotten, and the only way to level the playing field was bloody revolution.

I was into playing hockey and dropping out of university (I’ll leave out the negatives). We didn’t see eye to eye. If I remember correctly, he died young.

Big thanks for small favors. I wanted to vote when I was young, but I’m only recently cognizant of how big a deal it is……

Joe (Pensive) Mekanic