September 16th, 2016

#5328: This is why I never bought the "9/11 was an inside job" thing.

Fred Reed brings the common sense. Look, the liklihood of a conspiracy being known rises as the square of the people involved in it. An impossible number of people would all have to keep mum about their role in perpetrating 9/11, as Fred points out.

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A jet-propelled shot of B12 is just what Dr. Feelgood ordered!

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"US renewables: Dropping in price, growing in significance"*

*=Thanks to tax subsidies, because otherwise renewables cannot compete with coal and natural gas.

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The etymology of "boondoggle".

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I agree: I think NATO has outlived its usefulness and the US can safely exit from it.

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Trump protests were astroturf. Leaked DNC e-mails say so.

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Ideas continue to congeal. I'm starting to get a handle on the direction of the new story.

Last night, before sleep, I was thinking about some other things that really ought to be in this story--things which are mentioned in #Release_Candidate_One--and I was delighted that I'd be able to write about these things.

Once I actually get going full bore on this thing, it's gonna be fun.