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The Story Of Rocket Man

I made a mixed media piece about Jeff Bezos and his little rocket:

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  • Why Does Jeff Bezos’ Rocket Look So Much Like a Penis? We Asked a Rocket Scientist.
    https://slate.com/technology/2021/07/bezos-blue-origin-resembles-penis-rocket-scientist-explains-why.html

    • That is seriously funny!
      Gracious!
      BK
      ~ &
      for the sake of being on topic, how could a man in a rocket not be in a rocket shaped like a penis? Are there other sorts of rockets out there?
      Inquiring minds…..appreciate a funny story and that one is a gem.

    • I remember this fella back in college I think.
      He always stood so erect.
      I think some ladies
      liked it
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      the way he stood.
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      Seemed like a pain in the back to me and not worth the wasted energy.
      He wasn’t a bad guy.
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      I wonder if Bezos takes that pose as well?
      Does anybody know?
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      poem of the day 72521 11:10 est u s

    • A giant penis went into orbit and the rocket looked like one, too!

  • Jeff Bezos needs to be put to work on the rock pile. That said, this video is superb! I would love to be able to send it to my sister-in-law who fancies herself infinitely superior to her brother and myself. When she mentioned Amazon I said, “I never buy anything from Amazon,” and I got a superior laugh and, “Why not?” So superior, so PBSNewshour-watching, but she has apparently never heard about how Amazon employees are treated, how Amazon drivers under intense pressure have killed and maimed people, how Amazon sells products which have killed a number of dogs because they were poisonous, how Amazon cuddles up to the CIA, omigod how can you be alive and be unaware of what Amazon does? I should say my nephew, a university professor, apparently lives UNDER the same boat. He also talks down to me as though I am an ignoramous. This is what being superior does to people: they can’t learn and they know little about the world around them.

    • “has apparently never heard about how Amazon employees are treated” – that’s because she listens to NPR. NPR admitted that Amazon is a contributor on an On Point show. NPR being NPR, they didn’t say how much Amazon contributes. Journalism by omission.

  • Wow brilliant! I’m glad I dropped by to have a look, I don’t come here so often these days.

    The comments aren’t really what they used to be? Seems likely that you’ve lost quite a few regulars since this Covid thingy.

    I’ll keep checking in to see if you’ve finally accepted this isn’t really about a virus. You are brilliant Caitlin, we need your voice now.

    With love, A

  • Rocket Man’s brief jaunt into space was part of a ploy for him to reprise Rick Moranis’ role as Dark Helmet in the next Spaceballs movie. I hope he gets the part. He deserves to be laughed at.

  • That was brilliant, Caitlin. Who knew the truth could be so funny? Thanks for the laughs; you made my day.

  • only problem was the rocket came back.

    • YES!!!!! How many of us were praying he’d blow up?

  • Congrats Jeff.
    Looks like you finally got it up.

  • This is what I tried to day earlier.
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    Straight from the Connecticut gubment (gov) website:
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    https://www.cga.ct.gov/2015/rpt/2015-R-0205.htm
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    Why so many in Connecticut inquiring minds inquire…..

    • tried to effing say….
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      connect the dots

    • Maybe the better question is – why so many in Delaware?
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      Lord Del A Ware was something else.
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      Still, many rich folk there in Con-nect-i-cut!
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      Time for some Article V Action and time to get rid of one party and then the next.
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      Time for something better!
      BK

      • It’s the most relevant question ever asked, indeed. Delaware used to be a famous empty space connection nothing to nowhere. But serious now, I-95 wiped out a lot of good things. Delaware didn’t have anything, so they had to put something there.

        • Well – seems disproportionate to me. Really. For such a stuck state. An itty bitty one at that. Do even a million live there? Seems like they are getting more than their fair share. I reckon it is time for this to change.
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          I reckon the reckoning is getting closer day by day.
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          As each day goes by with continued insistence by the few without consideration for remedy, the hard way of learning increases in probability.

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            • Hey wizard…it is the 23rd now per the 4 hour advanced rule, and I’m laughing too!
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              Thank-You.
              Ken

    • Mostly, is a long list of Wall Street holders and investors. Hedge funds, harmless, you know. As for me, I can barely afford a single room on Red Roof hotels. My next step will be to move my little bucket to live inside of a small trailer. Sometimes when I see people on TV like Jeff Kojak Bezos, it’s almost like I’m not from this world. Even the homeless people don’t care much about me if I don’t have a coin to spare.

      • You can mess up with anyone on that list but Pepperidge Farm is my favorite cookie. Almond and white chocolate. It’s becoming significantly expensive on my budget.

        • Ooh. I like them as well!

      • Oh you poor wizard……..
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        Come here.
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        Come to North Carolina. Come to Virginia if that suits you.
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        Hey – who has a coin to spare these days?

        • North Carolina used to be my route to meet the love of my life. I wonder what became of her. Well, better without me, of course. Nah, I’m not white enough to live in Virginia, thanks. (laughing)

  • Nice work. But if you wanna make a real impact, the bald eagle, Jeff Bezos is not right target. He is just a minion. When you got more time try to do the same video idea but naming the ones on Aramco, British Petroleum, Anglo-American, Exxon, Monsanto just to start. Lots of people lost their careers, reputation and not rare even their lives messing up with the big ones. Never heard your voice before. You should avoid to speak in future videos, just saying. You know, you gotta woke up people not make them box your ears.

    • I don’t reckon her eyes could be boxed.
      Now you East Wizard, well, that is a different story.
      Got me a bunch of state quarters affixed into thinset on my front porch.
      I relish that.
      ~
      I doubt the worlds 1st (or maybe 2nd now) richest individual is a minion.

      • And you believe on that Forbes list? Okay. “Box your ears” is a sarcastic jest. Of course I would not do that. I have my feet in New Hampshire. If you don’t like to be free, it’s not your place there on my turf. (laughing) I guess I must be more educative when writing comments and describing scenarios and psychological mood.

        • Hey – nice comment.
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          Your correct, the Forbes list is a joke.
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          New Hampshire is a fine state if there ever was one, and best of all it ain’t one of the ones affixed in the thinset on my front porch! I’ll tell you one that is though, but not the one that is the anomaly. OK, the first state to be exposed is – Connecticut.. big tree and all
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          Ha, ha, ha…….ha, ha.
          I like wizards.
          Ha, ha.
          BK

          • I’m not much of Connecting any cut. Unless you are a Pfizer big fan. I’m a wizard in my own imagination, you know. Another joke. That’s the way I can move on.

            • I ain’t no wizard.
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              But New Hampshire is the state of the old man on the mountain, so maybe that old fella knows something.
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              What you think East Wizard?
              ~
              BK

        • The one I have there was given to me by my Mother-In-Law, god rest her soul, and it is painted.
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          Here is the quarter:
          https://www.ebay.com/itm/272114054410
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          ha, ha. Really – come on folks – lets make it happen.
          Mutual Aid

        • New Hampshire State Quarter.
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          https://www.usacoinbook.com/item/2000-p-25-cents-new-hampshire-state-quarter-268620/
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          Maybe this post will pass through. Another just now didn’t.
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          By the way, Rhode Island ain’t affixed either but Jersey is.
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          Move on how you must, be harmless if you can.
          BK

          • Yea, WordPress has a subtle way to censor. How they used to say: “It’s for your own protection”. Rhode Island is one of few places where you can have a feeling you are not welcome there; as soon as you are going to use public parking lot. I’m harmless as an Herpes Simplex virus. It used to be a thing Gonorrhea back in the day. Now coronavirus. Not a good thing.

            • Agreed.
              Plus, I already said everything I meant to say.
              Just in a different way.
              Best to you East Wizard.
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              Incidentally, Delaware is affixed. As is Maryland and two others one of which is the anomaly.
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              More info will be provided later.
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              Enjoyed our conversation. Truly.
              ~
              Ken

    • Not her eyes nor her ears

  • By the way, did you all know that you can “right click” on somebody’s name and then click “Inspect”?
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    I reckon most of you did and I appreciate that feature.
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    I’m wondering if maybe the time down to the minute is contained within?
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    I think the timestamp here needs a bit more precision.
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    Peace,
    Ken

  • I preferred the first video about when Julian Assange turned 50 year old…….
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    The artistry is beautiful and whoever is using the watercolors (??? – I’m not a professional painter…) has true talent and imagination and I really appreciate that.
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    A little description of the effort in text would enhance it all even more.
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    What is gonna be your rapper name? ……said in good humor.
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    Peace,
    Ken

  • Good description of Jeff Bezos.

  • Not so smart! For a lot less money he could have bought a ticket on a Russian rocket and actually gone into low earth orbit and spent some time there. Of course he would have had to do some training and he might have failed. You have to give the ruling classes credit for making the lumpen proletariat, not only accept this obsenity along with the financial parasitic classes making the most money in society, the entertainment industry including sports etc. while the productive and useful make peanuts.

    • Bob says:
      You have to give the ruling classes credit for making the lumpen proletariat…
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      My retort:
      You have to give the ruling classless credit for making the proletariat indignate…
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      By the way, “indignate” is NOW an official word in my book. Can you feel it growing….can ya?
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      Let the billionaires fly off into space. Let the rest of us get down to some serious business.
      ~
      BK

  • More likely, Bezos is thinking of how much he’ll make out of that. He’s a kind of modern Midas who wants everything he touches to turn into gold – sine qua non condition to become the richest man in the world while you only have to look at the moon from Earth to be happy :o) He’s already found a sucker for his first trip willing to pay 28 million bucks for his eleven minutes in “space”. Over two million a minute. They’re struggling to believe that in Yemen and Haiti. But it’s a fact.
    Midas thought of it, Bezos did it. It’s pretty obvious that the whole notion of going much further than those 100 kms is a scam. The moon trip was a Kennedy PR stunt to make people round the world dream American at the height of the Cold War to get an edge but the odds are the moon landing was fake as well as the rest of the Apollo missions. Otherwise why would they have then spent over half a century loafing full-time on the ISS with the Russians instead of establishing a base on the moon if it was as easy to get there as the 1969 trip made it look? The Amerinauts have even had problems with their own carrier on a couple of occasions and used the Russian Soyouz to get there. Some 400 kilometers from Earth! Mars’ average distance from Earth is 225 MILLION kilometers! I’m asking you…
    No. First they’d have to solve the problem of getting safely through the Van Allen belt, then the energy problem and then we’ll talk about why they would go through all that trouble to basically try to colonize an airless version of the Sahara with half its amount of sunlight.
    What’s more likely is that those three guys will try to recoup the investment of their little rat race by charging folks to get their 11 minutes up there. Some reckon that about 600 idiots for now are ready to pay the $250,000 that Branson says he’ll charge per seat. That’s a $150 million market. With time, they’ll probably be able to get Disneyworld on a franchise and sell a bit more affordable tickets to a bit more people for something a bit less ambitious. That’s probably the kind of stuff Bezos is really thinking about. Not Mars! When you think they abandoned the Concorde after 27 years because there weren’t enough guys willing to share the cost of the fuel between Europe and America, imagine for going to Mars!
    It’s just the latest scam to date but sweet dreams are made of this :o)

    • Stanley Kubrick probably pulled double-duty during the moon shots on “2001: A Space Odyssey.”He tried to tell us with “The Shining” and told us too much on “Eyes Wide Shut.”

    • They have so much currency presently they are struggling with figuring out how to spend it….there are just only so many goods that are worth it.
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      So the derivative instruments will be pushed into a sort of “frenzy” and then that is when all hell will break loose.
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      The funny thing is most of us will just watch it unfold and then think to ourselves – well, just another day of serious business.
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      Then we will get down to the important matters that depend upon Mutual Aid and merit. Simple as that.
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      Best,
      BK

    • Here – consider this. It matters to me personally.
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      https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2021/07/22/pseu-j22.html
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      If the “Official” Union entities are contaminated along with the Democratic party, then I reckon they will all go down together with the ship of empty promises.
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      Maybe somebody will find that buried ship one day and best leave it be….on the bottom where it belongs in infamy.
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      Poem of the day….
      BK
      72221 4:58 pm EST us

      • Tell me which one of you all know the definition of this word:
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        milquetoast Where are all the smarty pants tonight?
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        It was used in the link above and I had to look it up. Here: https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/milquetoast
        I seriously appreciate the author of that important story.
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        So seems to me this Alabama fellow named Morrison has kind of lost his connection with the whole purpose of any labor movement. Doesn’t surprise me because Alabama is exceptional in its ability to disappoint. Bunch of confused fellas from that place is what I hear. Been that way for a long time. Fuckers one and all.
        ~
        Why not take some “labor” actions in your own hands I say to those Volvo strikers in Dublin. Seriously, and I can be on your side in a beneficial way – I could point out some environmental concerns associated with this facility or that and I’ll do it in a heartbeat for the sake of labor. Labor that ain’t already subsumed by nefarious forces and such.
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        I’m on your side for what difference it makes and screw Alabama. They can hook up with Mississippi and Arkansas and maybe Louisiana, sweet rainy baby you are, as well as one fifth of the old Texas. Florida and Georgia I think are fixing to be by their lonesome and of course South Carolina is a lost case.
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        Things are fixing to change.
        Get ready.
        BK

        • Too much.
          2 much.
          to much….
          two much….
          infamy and
          ignominy
          =
          Some reckoning
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          ~
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          poem of the day 72321 1205 est u s
          BK

      • Oh, I saw it yesterday. I thought you were joking but you are serious. Okay. Scania, Volvo, Ford, GM and any other on this area have a huge worldwide experience about this topic. You see, this Volvo thing happening is a recurrent thing in third world countries since the 50s.
        All unions self-proclaimed leftists have some things to share in common:
        1) Union officials when negotiating with Directors, CEO’s, lawyers, they are highly likely to take bribes. Maybe because they become fascinated about a world they never had contact before. It’s not just money, you know. It’s a mix of lack of wisdom, experience, judgment which makes them to behave like good dogs waiting outside of the room where the bigdogs are talking about what they will throw to the working class, what they will have in return from the union officials as guarantee for the next years. In third world countries the union officials are not so close to the top and most of time they can be found in some pub drinking and bragging about how good they are to mobilize workers; how much their fellow colleagues don’t know about what really happens on these meetings between union representatives and directors;
        2) Union leaders like Lech Valessa and Lula are an example of corruption. In the 70s, Mauro Marcondes, Scania Brazil’s CEO along with Ford, GM had a common agreement about how the labor movement should be introduced: “The labor movement is going to happen here and maybe it’s better for us to sponsor a worldwide trip in order to show to Lula how this business works in America and Europe”. As Caitlin said some articles ago something like this: “the system is not designed to protect you, it’s designed to protect those on the top”. Once you are there, you gotta play the official tune. Otherwise, they will kick you from here and make your life miserable. By the way, Lula did not betray them; his mistake was to overestimate the pre salt oil and gas from Brazil. You know, people lost billions and somehow someone has to pay for dumb mistakes. The rest is media narrative.
        3) The world is moving towards electric cars. A new setup of factories will have to be introduced to replace the previous. It’s well known the fact that America is not a good place for these companies to have huge profits. It’s too “expensive”. I will not be surprised to see all these factories in America moving to third world countries once and for all. American government and media are already using third world policies. Europe is doing the same. It’s an odd irony to see the colonizer having to deal with their own people as they do in third world countries. Karma is a bitch? It is! Sadly not for those on the top, for now.

        Another time we can discuss more. We could spend weeks exchanging ideas about history and geopolitics.

  • Taking a cut out of poor people buying things produced by other poor people is not much of a long term business plan. But having a reflecting pool built to showcase dick-head’s discharged rocket would be a worthy addition to America’s ongoing “Statue Replacement Program.”

  • Having any empathy for the ” Palestians ” is like a ” disease ” in New York City. I got so enraged I never finished reading this editorial in the Daily News. Hubris and gall are the hallmarks of the ” owners and the masters “!!
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    This disgusting article can be read here:
    Ben & Jerry’s unjust desserts
    https://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/ny-oped-ben-jerrys-unjust-desserts-20210721-7pswdatq6zh35njckytc5l4msa-story.html

    • I had my time in NYC. Once a group of Orthodox Jews were on the street trying to bring more people to judaism on that specific Russian Jew community on Queens. Just for the record I have a lot of jewish friends but none of them are Orthodox Russian Jews. Of course, gently, I turned down the invitation. The guy asked for money to help Israel to fight on Palestine. I said: I’m sorry, I’m Palestinian till the bone when the topic is on the spotlight. The guy started screaming out loud to attract the attention of the neighborhood about my Palestine preference. No one came to see what that was about. Then he said: You know, Mossad has people here. You will regret what you said. I said: Okay. It’s been 20 years. I guess, it’s some sort of propaganda to intimidate those not friendly about the Israeli invasion on Palestine. If more business like Ben & Jerry Ice Cream and Airbnb removed their business from occupied Palestinian territory this would be the real deal towards a better future. Where are all Starbuck’s addicts to ask for the same?

  • Ever so slightly better than launching a motorcar into space is the launch of this electric blue dildo. Notice he lays the blame for his awesome piece of wilful and destructive wasteful carnival fun onto his workers and his customers. The Bezos shopkeeper really is a grade triple A narcissist – the pick of today’s international crop.

  • Jeff Bezos: “I want to thank all of the little slaving pieces of shit who made this possible. It has always been this way. There are those who own and direct the slaves, and there are those who are the slaves. Be amazed that I even thanked you! Get back to work. Defecate into a box if you have to. And, when your shift is over, look up into the sky with awe – while accepting your fate and pissing down your own legs.” https://seaclearly.com/2017/09/24/beatitudes-a-godless-jesus

  • ‘Jeff Bezos: ‘We Need to Move All Polluting Industry Into Space’
    Turns out even billionaires can feel the overview effect. They just come to slightly different conclusions than astronauts.’
    https://gizmodo.com/jeff-bezos-we-need-to-move-all-polluting-industry-into-1847328711
    ‘“When you get up there, and you see it, you see how tiny it is and how fragile it is,” Bezos continued. “We need to take all heavy industry, all polluting industry and move it into space.”
    Moving entire industries into space is just unfathomable. Producing, say, an electric Ford Bronco or even an Amazon Echo in space is quite possibly the dumbest idea I have ever heard.
    There are, of course, a number of other hard-to-decarbonize industries out there such as cement and steel. But the cost for a payload of cement to be shipped back to Earth is comically high. Like Scrooge-McDuck-money-vault levels of high.’
    I suppose they could just drop the steel and cement, saving the cost of shipping it down here once it’s made.

  • Sorry, I far prefer written information to video. There are too many opportunities to inflict deceit in videos. Not accusing you, it’s just a rule of thumb I use.

    • JWK – a share this sentiment to an extent, but do you have a way to watch the video?
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      What would be the harm in that?
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      Ken

    • Oops….Meant to type: “I share….”
      Regardless – you still have the comments to read and that is something ain’t it?
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      Plus, I’ve gone back to read some older articles and the comments as well and that is a fun trip back in time if you know what I mean!
      ~
      Peace,
      Ken

  • Loved this, thank you. Now PLEASE move some of your stuff over to Rokfin, Odysee, SuperU. I am done dealing with tools of Empire like FB and YT, and I won’t be using Patreon or PayPal for donations. Those days are over.

  • We don’t need to take care of earth. Earth is a goner. We can take Mars!

    YMMV …

    sigh

    • John Day – let me tell you a story….
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      My wife, the love of my life, spent 5 big ones on a perty heirloom tomato sold in the Farmer’s Market in the next city over.
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      I griped a bit, but I knew she did it when she was having a special time with our daughter.
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      We got the seeds out of that high-flutin tomato that cost 5 dolla and we gonna grow some of our own in my garden next season if my plans come to fruition.
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      How you like them apples?
      Ha, ha.
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      By the way, you should see all the figs growing on my fig tree just now. Can’t wait for the Robins to show up when the time is correct.
      ~
      Peace,
      Ken

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