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Eat food, not too much, mostly plants.

Don't take me too seriously.

Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

Cui bono?

Non fui, fui, non sum, non curo

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I'm blatantly ageist now. My grandfather almost killed several people before he lost his driver's license.

Our institutions drain the life blood of the young to keep dusty corpses breathing another hour.

When I had to tell off an elderly woman for attempting to cut me in line at the grocery store.

I distinctly remember her saying "You mind your business young man and I'll mind mine."


OftenBen  ·  4 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: My Family Was On A TLC Reality Show. Here’s The Dark Secret That Never Aired


OftenBen  ·  4 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: My Family Was On A TLC Reality Show. Here’s The Dark Secret That Never Aired

As I'm repeatedly told, this isn't TRUE Christianity.

Which of course means it never happens and those of us who have suffered from it are lying or else petulant children because religion is only good and can never be bad.

OftenBen  ·  7 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: There's a big gold Trump statue wheeling around CPAC

We are watching the shell crack on the Nationalist Christian Party.

Nat-C's, if you will.

OftenBen  ·  8 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: February 24, 2021

My big accomplishment for the week honestly. Had to make the sauce twice because I burned the first batch due to an unplanned involuntary nap.

This and putting the garage in order. Now we can park in it again.

Tomorrow we go up north for our first "vacation" in over a year to a friend's cabin on the lake for a few nights. Hoping for a storm to watch it roll in over the water through their picture window.

My phone case smells like parmesan.

So there is no bar.

My initial reaction does seem unjustified.

I find it hard to understand where the bar is for acceptable behavior from a public official, of any capacity.

A friend of mine would like to run for school board/ city council. I've been trying to explain to him that I support him and he needs to be aware that the criteria for having a public figure castigated is not the fact of any kind if impropriety, but the appearance.

Democrats fall in love, Republicans fall in line.

Left boot, right boot, left boot, right boot.

OftenBen  ·  11 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Daft Punk Break Up After 28 Years

That is sad in some way I find really hard to describe.

OftenBen  ·  12 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The QAnon Delusion Has Not Loosened Its Grip

Do you believe that these people actually exist or do you believe that this is a parody account?