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Coincidence Theorists See All Donut and No Holes in the Coronation of The Cult

Coincidence Theorists See All Donut and No Holes in the Coronation of The Cult

June 5, 2020 by Doug “Uncola” Lynn: Over the past several decades Americans have viewed regularly televised dramatic episodes of political theater. The use of the word “episode” is especially appropriate because the dramatic scenes are sequential and continuously broadcasted onto electronic screens. The drama is designed to elicit emotion, foment anger, and unite or … Continue reading Coincidence Theorists See All Donut and No Holes in the Coronation of The Cult

On Viral Attacks by Benevolent Benefactors

On Viral Attacks by Benevolent Benefactors

May 19, 2020 by Doug “Uncola” Lynn:   What catches us by surprise hurts us double. - Seneca   Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron’s cruelty … Continue reading On Viral Attacks by Benevolent Benefactors

Suspicion and Skepticism are Vaccines for Deception

Suspicion and Skepticism are Vaccines for Deception

May 6, 2020 by Doug “Uncola” Lynn:   Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities. ― Voltaire   I once read a definition of psychological depression as a result of anger and fatigue. That seems about right. Personally, I’m sick of COVID-19 dominating the headlines and I definitely have inner … Continue reading Suspicion and Skepticism are Vaccines for Deception

On Quarantines and Trees, Pencils, Technology, Art and Music

On Quarantines and Trees, Pencils, Technology, Art and Music

Due to some sustained winds, I had a large limb of a sizable ash tree blown down. And, in consideration of the Emerald Ash Borer, which is sort of the COVID-19 of ash trees complete with its own federal quarantine regulations, I decided not to save the tree.  Instead, I chose to cut it down … Continue reading On Quarantines and Trees, Pencils, Technology, Art and Music

On Used Cars, Haircuts, and Buyers Beware

On Used Cars, Haircuts, and Buyers Beware

April 20, 2020 by Doug “Uncola” Lynn: In the mid-nineteen-eighties, while contemplating two post-graduate opportunities, I needed to earn some fast cash so I thought I’d give selling cars a try.  Why not?  From a young age I had a love of cars, motorcycles, and airplanes.  And camping. In fact, I’ve traveled through 41 of … Continue reading On Used Cars, Haircuts, and Buyers Beware

The Coronavirus Encounters of an Average American Nobody

The Coronavirus Encounters of an Average American Nobody

April 7, 2020 by Doug “Uncola” Lynn: Last week, I read an online article in my local paper telling of a 68-year-old gentleman who died from COVID-19. In the article, it described how the man had retired in the last year because of cancer. Then, two days later, my wife asked me if I had … Continue reading The Coronavirus Encounters of an Average American Nobody

April Fools:  In the New Age of Deception, Coronavirus has Hastened the Old Collectivism

April Fools: In the New Age of Deception, Coronavirus has Hastened the Old Collectivism

April 1, 2020 by Doug “Uncola” Lynn:   “…..but the plan insidiously advances.” - ordo ab chao   “They are banned from churches and public spaces. They can’t hold hands to pray. LOL!” - The Devil   At the very end of last year, I wrote a New Year’s piece entitled “America is Over But … Continue reading April Fools: In the New Age of Deception, Coronavirus has Hastened the Old Collectivism