Daily Archive: 08/14/2020

Aug 14 2020

This Is Not “Normal Operating Procedures”

In an internal memo obtained by NBC News, the US Postal Service is removing 671 rapid sorting machines from Post Offices around the country. With a straight face a spokesperson from USPPS said that this is just “normal operating procedures.” There was no word on whether those sorting machines would be placed in other offices. …

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Aug 14 2020

Pondering the Pundits

Pondering the Pundits” is an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from around the news media and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important. Thanks to ek hornbeck, click on …

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Aug 14 2020

Cartnoon

When I think about Bushcrafting I’ve devised a pyramid of need. The first two steps are mostly preliminary to the third, which is vital. You need a knife. Endlessly useful in breaking down material they’re very difficult to construct in a primitive environment (not impossible). Your best bet is to have one, doesn’t have to …

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Aug 14 2020

Unreliable Narrators

Unless exposed like an English Major (Historians write too) it might not occur to you that most of what you read is not at all true, demonstrably false by easy experiments in fact (Harris? Really? There are plenty of reasons to hate her, and I do, but she is more a “Natural Born” Citizen of …

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Aug 14 2020

The Breakfast Club (Nature)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:00am (ET) (or …

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