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Unless You’re in the Military

People who live in their imaginations pretend we live in a dictatorship and that the President is a King. He’s not. They’re wrong. They are embarrassing, and their hatred for the principles of the Constitution is bizarre, since they are the ones calling themselves Patriots these days.

It’s Congress that’s supposed to be your primary representation and they’re supposed to control the budget. That’s the entire reason why it’s Congress that’s supposed to declare war. If you or your kids are supposed to go fight in a war, we the people are supposed to have some input into that decision…


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I can’t even believe how lucky I am to be able to take care of horses. Do you know anyone with horses and they need someone to help with them? I’ll do it. I’ll go anywhere. They are so cool.

I work on this waning hobby farm where there are still a few animals to tend to. Three horses, a pig, two barn cats, a donkey and two Z-Donks. That’s what they call them Z-Donks. They are half Zebra and half Donkey.


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How many time have you actually read the Terms of Service (TOS), or Privacy policies on websites, services and social media that you use? It’s so boring and tedious, right? What if there is a way to make it simple to decode and likely for you to check them out? What if it was interesting enough to make you WANT to check them out.

I had a dream once, a vision, I wanted to do something, so, I tried. I was (am) entrepreneurial and I made a couple of huge mistakes in 2009, embarrassing mistakes building a social media site…


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Libraries are a glimmer of hope in a situation where a rogue, corrupt element in government has done everything they can to destroy society’s institutions. The Library concept is like a buoy in the chaos of idiocy. Go to a Library.

We have seen some weird shit in the past 30 years in the U.S. In the most recent Presidential campaign, the candidate from the Party that is supposedly the working class Party said things like Health Care and Education systems were “pipe dreams”. We have a system where two Parties are vying for the favor of the wealthy and…


hat’s the process that helps get things out of your head? For me it seems like it’s displacement. There’s only so much room in my head. I don’t know about you. I was explaining some writing once to a woman I was dong some work for and she said “How is that all in your head?” and I was “well where else am I supposed to keep it?” Really though, maybe that’s what creating things is. Pushing stuff out to make room for more. I wasn’t keeping it in my head. I was writing it out of my head.

That’s…


Impulse blogging such as this is done on a keyboard with my computer. I use a Linux OS called Ubuntu and I’m currently using a simple editor called “From Scratch“. It’s very basic and it just looks a lot like an old fashioned green computer screen with type font.

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“From Scratch” screenshot

The keyboard is an external wireless bluetooth keyboard that’s indestructible. I can beat on it like a weirdo. I’ve, not kidding stepped on it with my workboots and it doesn’t even notice. It’s good for tactile people like me. I like to feel the keyboard, and I pound and thrash upon…


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I’m writing stream of consciousness because I’ve slowed down my writing so much. I mean so. much. The thing is there is brewing. This thing is breathing down my neck. There’s a monster breathing down my neck and I’m going to bring it to life on paper. Right now I have to start writing every day again.

Over the next month.. no I really mean a monster. I’ve been outlining and ruminating different outlines for some different ideas. There’s a sci-fi, there’s a surreal, there’s some autobiographical things, and there is this monster, and it’s a really bad monster.

So…


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This is a story about when I rode my bicycle from Chicago to Detroit to see my mom when she was diagnosed with cancer.

Many of you know how it is to have a mom who by all accounts, and for reasons beyond anyone’s control is really just not a happy person. There’s nothing to be done. When she doesn’t want to face that she needs help, it’s frustrating. When people she irrationally trusts are gaslighting her for their amusement, and enabling her illness, it’s not fun. But we don’t give up, we try anyway. We hope. We are dutiful.

My mom and I had our moments. She was a smartass, that’s for sure. On her best days she was funny as hell. She…


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I think I like the plain, magazine type feel of it and I’ll probably keep it like this. I have to “re-release” w/ less emphasis on Amazon and createspace. I’m going to use Draft2Digital. But it’s still available there.

R o b e r t R u n

Robert is a non-college educated, Blue-Collar white male. Like all Americans, he loves sacrificing his individuality for the sake of other people’s demographics, projections and imaginations. He truly enjoys helping his fellow Americans hone their profiling skills in that way. Identity politics is probably his favorite thing. “It’s something we all share together as one.”

Robert has been putting synonyms on…


Like many people, I’m watching the Democratic Primary and noting the contempt that Clinton and her supporters have for voters, and the very votes that women fought for when they accomplished woman suffrage with the Nineteenth Amendment way back in 1920, and African Americans fought for when they strengthened the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments and accomplished the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

Over 4000 people had their voting rights infringed in NY and upwards of 126,000 more removed from the rolls completely in Brooklyn alone. Similar issues and lawsuits are happening in several other states as well, including Illinois and…

robert

Guardian of my skull. Writer, horse tender, traveler, tradesman, analyst. Discloser of paradox. My prose is jagged.

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