May 2, 2017
by Les Lane
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KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON

Well, we’re past Trump’s 100 days and, as of right now, we haven’t been disintegrated by a nuclear blast.  Life is good! A couple of months ago, this blog lobbied for increased vigilance against poor journalism, but left out specific … Continue reading

April 1, 2017
by Les Lane
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MANGOS CAN BE USEFUL

At some point this blog has to say something about the good that has come from the “election” (in quotes, so it wasn’t really an election per se) of Agent Orange to the presidency.  It has to be done because … Continue reading

March 1, 2017
by Les Lane
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MODERATION

The following is an account of a shipwreck published in the New York Times on May 27, 1856. ALMOST A TRAGEDY—Collision of a Steamer and a Schooner—Two Hundred Excursionists Terribly Frightened and Very Nearly Drowned—an Uncomfortable Night at Sea—Varied (word … Continue reading