Category Archives: The Culture

The Orange Blossom Special

Now for a little bit of fun, and in line with the rail theme this week. My maternal granddaddy and great granddaddy were fiddle players. Good to see these youngsters carrying on the tradition!

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What do you think about this? Is POTUS in danger?

He appears to be talking about actions his administration is taking against big pharma, but it could be more than that. It’s an odd statement, nevertheless. Here is the Timcast from yesterday (Tim Pool) discussing this.

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Romance – Poems and Songs

An oldie but goodie. Enjoy! In honor of my wedding anniversary (53 years ago, but who is counting?) Of course, I was divorced long ago and, even if I had not divorced, my ex-husband is no longer alive, so this … Continue reading

Posted in Nostalgia, Poetry, The Culture, Uncategorized | 5 Comments

Video of the day: Cards

Seeking the “hidden vote” of centrists and conservatives who self-censor rather than be subjected to liberal retribution.

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PragerU: Chaos in Portland

What the protesters are saying and what he observed.

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My favorite poems

They are varied in topic, mood and complexity, spanning the centuries and my exposure to poets and poetry at various times in my life, and with various people. We read poetry aloud in my home when I was a child, … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry, The Culture, Uncategorized | 7 Comments

Silenced Frontline Doctors Hold Capitol Hill Press Conference to Challenge Big Tech

Probably better watch before this video is removed from all platforms. As is stated in this video, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube (Google) removed the original video, and their website platform, Squarespace, removed their website! This could happen to any of … Continue reading

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Today’s poem (and social commentary)

From the poem by W.B.  Yeats, “The Second Coming”. “Turning and turning in the widening gyre    The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide is … Continue reading

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Tweet of the day …

Liberals riding this tiger are beginning to realize it's getting hungrier. https://t.co/mVVgMYJeka — Andrew Sullivan (@sullydish) July 23, 2020

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Google blacklists conservative sites

The Conservative Treehouse (The Last Refuge) was one of the sites on the list. Access via Google has now been restored. NEW YORK POST: Google said it has fixed a “bug” that led to several conservative websites disappearing from its … Continue reading

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