Monthly Archives: May 2016

A historic moment revealing a Pyhrric defeat for Trump

By ann summers Even as Trump tried to make canceling a Sanders-Trump debate this week in Caifornia into a positive meme (“I don’t debate second-place candidates”), he lost because his ditching a debate in the Iowa GOP primary using the … Continue reading

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The Coffee Shop – Bullsh*t!

The Coffee Shop is an open thread-style discussion forum for human interest news of the day. From Think Nice: Harry Frankfurt is an American philosopher and author of the New York Times Best Seller “On Bullshit”. Although first conceived as … Continue reading

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From SteamPunk to Trumpunk’d Americans… a libertarian/GOP social-media battle/alliance

 By ann summers From SteamPunk to Trumpunk’d Americans… a libertarian/GOP social media battle/alliance to come or will Bernie’s youth followers vote their real interests. It’s more than Hillary’s gaffe about the need to redirect coal producing communities but to make sure that the … Continue reading

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The Coffee Shop – ‘We Make Promises’ – In Memoriam

The Coffee Shop is an open thread-style discussion forum for human interest news of the day. —oooOooo– This is an open thread. There are several hosts, each host being responsible for picking a “theme of the day” and starting the discussion. … Continue reading

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Elon Musk & Aeon Flux: will Mars be only for the 1%

A million folks on Mars could be the Earth’s Plan B Continue reading

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The GOP has been Trumpunk’d

By ann summers This 2016 national election is a scaled -up version of the celebrity prank program Punk’d. It is a spectacle on the scale of big Dada rather than big data. We’re now stuck with a prairie fire of well-combed Astrorturftm. … Continue reading

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The Coffee Shop – Wilfred Owen: “Dulce et Decorum Est”

Wilfred Owen, one of the great poets of World War 1, was born in England in 1893. He enlisted in 1915, and was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Manchester Regiment. By early 1917, he had undergone several traumatic … Continue reading

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