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

February 1, 2017
by Les Lane
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KOOL-AID

Once upon a time there was a young man who landed an audition for a television game show called “The All-New Dating Game.”  The format of the show was simple: a beautiful young lady or attractive young man would sit … Continue reading