Monthly Archives: November 2012

Drone crashes mount at civilian airports

This is the first time I have seen an article written on the safety aspects of drones. It also points to the problems the government has in subcontracting out the operation of drones to contractors that don’t have rigid screening … Continue reading

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Private Prison Company Used in Drug Raids at Public High School

This article totaly took me by surprise. ‘…November 28, 2012, In Arizona an unsettling trend appears to be underway: the use of private prison employees in law enforcement operations…..CCA, the nation’s largest for-profit prison/immigrant detention center operator, with more than 92,000 … Continue reading

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Judge Rules Tobacco Companies Must Take Out Ads Saying They Lied About Dangers Of Smoking

This is a story I never thought would be printed much less be a decision of the courts. It took over a decade to happen and it did happen. Here are the first two paragraphs and it gets better: ‘… … Continue reading

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Push to step up domestic use of drones

The is a classic and well documented example of how lobbyist groups write laws and then pay the congress of the US to implement them. The congress rolls over like a flee bitten dog to do the bidding of the … Continue reading

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Psychopath vs Sociopath

My sense is that these two words tend to be used interchangeably in the popular literature which can be very confusing. However, there is a world of difference here that we need to be aware of and especially so when … Continue reading

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How Yoga Can Wreck Your Body

Yoga is a very powerful practice that can work wonders on a host of restorative aspects for the human body. However, it is not a silver bullet and the practice of yoga is the practice of yoga. This is an … Continue reading

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Ride to the Panhandle of Florida (the mission and ride back)

Saturday night Poo Bear takes his last ride on the Dragon Princes. In a strange way the phrase ‘parting is such swee sorrow’ came to mind. It seems as forever than every time I came down the steps to turn … Continue reading

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On the road again, only to the Florida Panhandle

No motorcycle much less the Dragon Princess was ever designed to haul like this one was loaded today. However, the Dragon Princess was on a mission and once given a mission she only waited for the key to turn in … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving at the Gateless Gate

Angie and Becky are the duty cooks this Thanksgiving and the cooking started at about 0830. Everything except the turkey was cooked from scratched. No doubt some of y’all will recognize both cooks. They do cook with lots of heart. … Continue reading

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The Cost of Dropping Out

Going to college can be one of the biggest financial minefields in the country today. The allure of easy funding that makes it a reality is as big an attraction as a brick of cocaine to an addict. This article … Continue reading

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