Category Archives: paranoia

It’s Taken More than Sixty-Five Years to Get Over It

Raven and Me In late summer, 1956, I was bitten by a German Shepherd. I was six years of age. It was traumatic to me, especially since I had been farmed out to the Duff family in New Lowell, while … Continue reading

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The Right Fear Mail-In Votes Skew Outcomes to the Left

Main-In vs. In-Person Voting It’s a situation that is being exploited by one side over the other. (Or so each side thinks…) The panic seems to be the erroneous thought that only Republicans vote in person, on the day of … Continue reading

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He Wasn’t Called “Tricky Dicky” for Nothing

Richard M Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) I have a rather jaundiced view of this time period in American history. I was still young enough to be an idealist, and I had a decidedly (small ‘l’) liberal … Continue reading

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Question: What Does Fascism Look Like?

January 6, 2021 (and Thereafter) I’m not being facetious here. The Storming of the Capitol Building looked like Kristallnacht, but in the daytime. And, interestingly enough, the (new) American Government reacted in a knee-jerk fashion, by erecting fences in Washington, … Continue reading

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Does This Planet Affect Effective Communication?

Mercury Retrograde 2022 Sometimes, we need the benefit of hindsight in order to understand how certain planets work. And, having now been an astrologer for 45 years, you’d think I would consult an ephemeris to predict when something as disruptive … Continue reading

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Did He Kill Her or Was It “Something” Else?

The Staircase (Netflix Documentary) Never underestimate the power of the main stream media to ‘influence’ a jury before a case is tried in court. That seems to be the lesson here. I watched the first four episodes of this (now) … Continue reading

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It Took More than Three Centuries to Clear Her Name

Elizabeth Johnson Jr (1670 – 1716) This has been in the news lately. This young woman was sentenced to be ‘hanged by the neck until dead’ but had her sentence thrown out by the Governor of Massachusetts, at the time. … Continue reading

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Maybe This is Exactly What Everyone Wants…

The World Going to Hell in a Handcart You know what I’m going to write next, don’t you? Be careful what you ask for, you just might get it. Putin and Russia want a neutral buffer zone around their borders. … Continue reading

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Conspiracy Theory: It Was Murder-Suicide After All

MH 370 Finally Located? I’m usually not easily deceived, but this one pulled the wool over my eyes, and made me consider an alternate explanation that was likely improbable, if not downright impossible. Here’s my original post. Now it seems … Continue reading

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“Now Did You Read the News Today?”

Current Events This illustration has an image from the animated film, “Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs”, which seems appropriate, somehow. It’s the child’s equivalent of last year’s “Don’t Look Up”. But I digress. In a world searching for the … Continue reading

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