Monthly Archives: July 2013

Carved In Stone

This gives new meaning to the expression, “hard to believe.” Atheists unveiled the nation’s first public monument to secularism outside a county courthouse in Florida last week — a 1,500-pound gray granite bench engraved with quotations extolling the separation of … Continue reading

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Update: Cops Handcuff Man Then Kill His Dog

Here’s the story I posted a few days ago about the police in Hawthorne CA who shot a dog to death while they were arresting his owner.  By now the video has been seen by almost 4 millions viewers (not … Continue reading

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The First and Second on the Fourth

Jarvis Britton will celebrate Independence Day in prison.  The unemployed 26-year old from Birmingham AL posted “Let’s Go Kill the President. I think we could get the president with cyanide! #MakeItSlow” on his Twitter account. Smart.  But not unique: Mr. … Continue reading

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“Man Shoots Dog” Is Not News. “Dog Shoots Man” is News.

By now you’ve seen the video of the police in Hawthorne CA arresting and handcuffing a man, then shooting his dog dead when it became upset.  If not, here’s a link.  Warning: it’s upsetting. Of course there’s more to the … Continue reading

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Guido, another Real Dancer, Miller 64, and a Wino’s Favorable Review

This was Earth Day 2013, at Marando Farms.  Forgot to post it! We blew out the power supply, and had to run both my bass and the rhythm guitar through my antique tube Ampeg SVT.   The lead was reduced to … Continue reading

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NOTE:  PLEASE SEE UPDATE, BELOW Not exactly a remake of Old Yeller. Authorities have charged a South Carolina woman with felony animal cruelty, saying she hanged her nephew’s pit bull from a tree with an electrical cord and burned its … Continue reading

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