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The Braggart

Men who brag about wanting to meet Jesus have something seriously wrong with them. You all don’t have to share this opinion. Our judgements of others are influenced by life’s little anecdotes as well as individual temperaments, so I don’t … Continue reading

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Shotgun vs. Hipstergrass

Modern bluegrass needs its own category: “Hipstergrass.” The Dixie Chicks and Nickel Creek, back in the 90’s, started the slide, and now every two-bit suspender-wearing degenerate is strumming a banjo, claiming to sing old time music, and wearing the thickest … Continue reading

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A Rose From the Ruins

“What would you do, Captain Quantrill, were yours the power and the opportunity?” inquired the secretary. “Do, Mr. Secretary? I would wage such a war as to make surrender forever impossible. I would break up foreign enlistments by indiscriminate massacre. … Continue reading

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Fasting: To be Continued…

– Bad luck strikes again. Or maybe it’s God’s providence? For reasons beyond my control life has stepped in requiring me to break my fast earlier than I had planned. Still, I made it five days, so I suppose that’s … Continue reading

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Fasting Log: Day 4

– Bad dreams. Woke up at five in the morning and couldn’t get back to sleep. I kept hashing and re-hashing old failures, past humiliations, and mistakes. Got up, took a long hot shower, but even then, it was some … Continue reading

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Fasting Log: Day 3

– Woke up around 5 in the morning. Last time I fasted, I had trouble sleeping a full night and it seems that’s starting again. Fortunately, after a long, hot, shower, and a few gulps of water, I was able … Continue reading

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Fasting Log: Day 2

– Detox symptoms came back this evening. I’m having mild headaches but they go away with a hot shower and after drinking water. – Water…let’s talk about that. Last time I fasted, I distilled all my water. By about day … Continue reading

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Fasting Log: Day 1

Bullet point style: – Sunday, February 12, was the first day of my water fast. I hope to go at least thirty days, hopefully forty. – I apologize to my readers for the long gap in my posting. It’s never … Continue reading

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(15): Shotgun vs. the Crazy Man

One of the only routine pleasures I have is driving to the waterfront and enjoying a cigar while looking around at the prettiest scenery in the south. I do it while listening to philosophy lectures or working through audio books. … Continue reading

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(14) Anyone Seen Kyle?

…he’s about *this* tall. Seen Kyle? Seen Kyle? The NPI conference has become the most hip and controversial conference of the Alternative Right. It and the AMREN are about the only two big events we have. And this weekend’s NPI … Continue reading

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