FEBRUARY 27, 2015 5:30PM

CPAC - Okay Who Let the Harpies Out?

 

Once a year, our win-the-morning media give voice to the parade of whack-a-doodles known as CPAC. Because nothing speaks to the do-nothing obstructionism of the past six years than having 'action' in the title of your annual gathering.

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FEBRUARY 15, 2015 7:11PM

WADERS, Hip: salonistas, for the use of

 
so deep I wore my waders
extra goodness because
rednecks pronounce that "whore"
 
 
Okay quick, and "keep it hundred," as they say. If you were to wear a billboard with your whole political frame of reference summed up on it, how would it read?
 
 
JANUARY 27, 2015 5:05PM

Clown Car - a Field Guide


MITT ROMNEY Former governor, two-time presidential candidate, predatory businessman, author of "Apologize for What?" Well ensconced among the one tenth of one percenters.


JEB BUSH Former governor, champion of privatized everything, engineered the 2000 Florida result, author of "Not My Wars: Forging a
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JANUARY 15, 2015 5:05PM

Comes a Cropper (an addendum)

 
 
dew_coccus
Dewcoccus
 
 
 
 
distanceDistance
 
 
 
  kiss
 Kiss
 
 
 
  future_pesto
Future Pesto
 
 
 
 
burl
Burl Eyes
 
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JANUARY 8, 2015 4:00PM

Night Surrenders

 

This Morning in the Heavy Early

 

 
 
morning_dew_grasses Dewdrop Universe
 
 
 
 
morning_silhouette 
Waning Gibbous
 
 
 
 
morning_frosted_oaksFrosted Oaks™ in the Morning
 
 
 
 
morning_pine 
The State Needle
 
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DECEMBER 31, 2014 2:30PM

Annual Person of the Year Edition

 
Check out your ugly mug in the reflective Mylar that I stuck toward the middle of this topic sentence. You've made the cover. Whoot! When you made "Time" (2006) it was for your vanity; this time it's for your insanity.
 
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DECEMBER 24, 2014 12:25PM

'Twas

 

  I set out to find the right tree for Christmas
Doesn't seem right
around here
to whack one down
and put it on a stand in the house



 
 
 
freshly_fallen Not the right tree
But the shot's a keeper
 
 
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DECEMBER 13, 2014 12:30PM

Blubber Hooks on Capitol Hill

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Raven and the 737
 
 
 
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Fantail
 
 
 
of_the_earthOf the Earth
 
 
 
winter_weed  Winter Weed
 
 
rose_quartz 
Rose Quartz
 
 
 
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The following is copied verbatim from the Patrick Henry College website.
 
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NOVEMBER 5, 2014 11:54AM

"Liberal" Media - Ha!


DATELINE AMURICA: Wed. Nov. 5, 2014
 
Less than 40 percent of eligible voters have spoken. Some will call it a mandate. 
 
 

Chuck-Todd-Meets-the-MirrorMeet the Mirror, Bro

 

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OCTOBER 30, 2014 2:00PM

Reinvention Season

 

Forget the shutdown and Russian roulette with the full faith and credit. Forget the personhood bills which half passed Congress.

Forget the master plans built around tearing down every last vestige of The New Deal and hard won civil rights. Forget the intransigence on enacting even the most… Read full post »

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OCTOBER 27, 2014 5:55PM

These Are the Oaks, Folks (photography)

 

 

Just Turning
Just Turning

"This is the most beautiful place on earth. There are many such places. Every man, every woman, carries in heart and mind the image of the ideal place, the right place, the one true home, known or unknown, actual or visionary."***


 

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OCTOBER 17, 2014 6:00PM

Veneration and Meditation

 

 
 
VenerationI. Veneration of a Crown of Thorns
 

 

 
 
meditation1II. Reach for the Sky
 
 
 
 
 
 
meditation2
III. Ceci n'est pas une Feuille!

 
 


 
 
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OCTOBER 8, 2014 5:04PM

Talking Points from the Fringe

 

 
Annotated.
 
Headers (between ellipses) are from Randy Weber - R Crazytown - Geriatric Orwellian Party (G.O.P.)..
 
 
 

...we don't want people to get cast into a panic but...

 
I'm calling bullsh*t! Fear + 'the other' = your modus operandi.

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OCTOBER 1, 2014 1:39PM

We Do Get Fooled Again

 gop_war_room
 
 
Here in New Mexico, the deadline to register is 5:00pm on Oct. 7th. That same day through Nov. 1st, we have a combination of early in-person (at the Clerk's office) and absentee voting. So when Nov. 4th comes around… Read full post »
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SEPTEMBER 16, 2014 4:00PM

Revisited and Reworked (Photos)

 

Highway 101 - Revisited

 

Late April, early May, we were in Oregon and Washington. These shots from that visit initially passed over.

 

 

 

good_morning_pacific_ocean

 

 

 

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leaf_trap

 

 

 

infrastructure

 

 

 

found_a_sea_of_green 

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SEPTEMBER 7, 2014 7:00PM

Before the First Frost

 

 

Chance Migration Weed Melange

 

 

 

Yarrow Yarrow
Achillea millefolium

 

 

 

Creeeping Berry Creeping Berry
Rubus pentalobus

 

 

 

Camphorweed Camphorweed
Heterotheca subaxi
llaris
veteri RECENTISSIMUS Pabo

 

 

 

Yellow Flowers Means Deep Snows Yellow Flowers Means D

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AUGUST 30, 2014 6:30PM

Sneezeweed Season

 
 
 
The Pollenator The Pollenator
 
 
 
Short Horned Lizard 
 Horned Lizard
 
 
 
Holly Berry 
 Holly Berry
 
 
 
The Ripening 
The Ripening
 
 
 
Thistle BudsThistle Buds
 
 
 

 
The Pollenator
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AUGUST 25, 2014 12:12PM

Thank You Monsoon

 
 
 
 
Eastern Daisy Fleabane Eastern Daisy Fleabane
 
 
 
 
Indian Paintbrush 
 Castilleja (Indian Paintbrush)
 
 
 
 
Frisbee Mushroom w/ Paintbrush 
Frisbee Mushroom w/ Paintbrush
 
 
 
  
Juniper w/ Penstemon 
Juniper w/ Penstemon
 
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AUGUST 21, 2014 7:11PM

Picturing Voter Fraud


The most infuriating aspect of the voter suppression movement is the claim of prior fraud; perforce, it requires rallying the masses against a cancer on the republic yadda, yadda, yadda. The numbers are in, as you may have heard. 31 cases in the last 14 years. Over a billion votes cast

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You know how you acquire those viruses along the way, little phrases or terms which resonate specially for you?

One you'll hear around this house comes from the fourth grade. My wife, the teacher, held a kid's court every once in a while to expose the class to the notion… Read full post »

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JULY 28, 2014 7:45PM

Harder than an Hobson's Choice

There is humor on cable and the inter-webs regarding my congressperson, Stevan Pearce (R-Financialservicestown) nearly lost on we who only saw the local news reports that his seven member fact-finding mission to Central America found way more economic reasons for those pesky child migrations and way… Read full post »

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the_chain_helps Chute
 
 
 
 
 
coastal_range In Dreams
 
 
 
 
 
tiles
Tuiles Anciennes
 
copyright exists - it just does
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In our erratic modern climate, some beg for respite from their constant rains while others take out bank loans for irrigation water. The one has to postpone fireworks until August and the other won't so much as let you set your laptop down… Read full post »
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