Soundtrack in my head: The Fauns, "The Sun is Cruising" Having lived in Wisconsin for over a decade and a half, October snowflakes aren’t unusual or particularly strange. But Halloween snow that accumulates and stays for a while? That has felt weird. This past week, several snowfalls brought eight inches of snow accumulation, switching us … Continue reading Halloween snow…must white be a fall color?
Soundtrack: The Fauns, “Seven Hours” Five years ago, I, for the first time, wrote in my blog that I no longer identified with any specific religion. It wasn’t the first time I’d described my spirituality in this way. I felt that way pretty much all throughout my college years, and a brief period of time … Continue reading to define my spirituality
I must have hit a nerve with the Establishment. It seems that a Facebook bot is trying to censor The Different Drummer Soundtrack now. I have asked for a review of their decision. I have not heard from them as of yet. The reason they are trying to censor me is clear as mud. They … Continue reading Facebook is censoring The Different Drummer Soundtrack
It seems the biggest media companies aren’t even trying to hide their bias any more. Presidential candidate and Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard announced the week before last that she was considering boycotting the fourth Democratic debate in Ohio. She felt and still feels that the Democratic National Committee in partnership with corporate media organizations have been … Continue reading media attacks against Tulsi prove her allegations of journalistic bias
Soundtrack in my head: Prince and the Revolution: Mountains Congresswoman and Presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) has been willing to say what very few politicians have said about the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. Tulsi Gabbard's positions on 9/11 mostly match what I've been saying for years. But I have some real questions about … Continue reading Tulsi Gabbard’s positions on 9/11: does she actually get it?
Soundtrack in my head: Mike Doughty, "27 Jennifers" Blogthings was a creature of the early blogging years. A time when blogging was starting to get popular and before Facebook began to dominate. As a customer-minded business dedicating to meeting the needs of its customers, they saw a need bloggers had. The need for interesting content. … Continue reading the Blogthings website still exists? is it still 2005?
Soundtrack in my head: Thievery Corporation, "Web of Deception" The DNC is rigging the primaries for the 2020 Presidential election. Their methods are a bit more sophisticated than 2016. So far, they’ve managed to exclude Presidential candidates Mike Gravel and Tulsi Gabbard from the official debates. With nearly a year to go before Democratic National … Continue reading the DNC is rigging the primaries. again.
President Trump’s Portland statements prove that there is little political difference between him and the KKK. He may as well don the white sheets and hood and burn a cross on the lawns of Portland residents. It’s become a cliché to label Trump a fascist, but we can’t afford fascism to take hold in … Continue reading President Trump’s Portland pronouncements is white supremacy proof in the pudding
An old blog is back. Run for your lives. via GIPHY I’d been thinking for a few weeks of starting a new blog and had been brainstorming names for it, when it the idea suddenly hit me. That old Different Dinosaur Soundtrack—er, I mean The Different Drummer Soundtrack—why not revive it? I searched my hard … Continue reading this sonofabitch old blog is back
So it seems we can't leave Iraq alone. Now it's a war on ISIS--the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria which now refers itself to as simply the "Islamic State." The U.S. government just doesn't seem to know how to stop pouring gasoline on the fire. Of course, the rise of ISIS is a horrible … Continue reading war on ISIS: world-wide whac-a-mole again