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A New American Space Force?

Most unusual thing I heard today: the president has ordered the DoD to form a US Space Force which will be separate but equal to the US Airforce. Awesome news for space fans? The number of kinds of aircraft the US Airforce: About 61 types in active service. Number of kinds of spacecraft in the … Continue reading

Putin: Russia Has Unstoppable Nuclear Powered Missiles

I’ve been trying to ignore world politics, but this post from March 1, 2018 on NPR is a bit too strange to pass up. Putin says Russia has nuclear powered missiles. The US has nuclear powered submarines and aircraft carriers, but not aircraft or missiles. The idea seems crazy because aren’t properly shielded reactors much … Continue reading

Deciphering The Good Way

My Friday the 13th morning meditation: Judgement is an aspect of discernment. Someone will judge. Someone will dislike any path you choose, any art you make of life, no matter how right it feels, no matter your certainty, no matter how many people do love you and what you do, no matter your vision, your … Continue reading

Odd Job: Paid Fake Radio Show Caller

I once worked with a guy who told me he sometimes made money as a radio talk show caller. I asked how that worked and he said he was given the basic direction or talking points and then it was his job to call in, get on the air and support whatever position he was … Continue reading

Circulating Claim: Planned Houston “False Flag” Shooting March 4, 2018

Update March 4: There was a fatal shooting at a party in Houston today where someone put on a bullet-proof vest and had party-goers shoot at him. WTH? That’s one seriously messed up party. … Authorities say one guy decided to put on a bulletproof vest while one of the party-goers fired a shot at … Continue reading

Japanese Court: Father is “Sole Parent” to 13 Babies

Not many men have sole custody of 19 of their own children, 13 by foreign surrogate mothers. In the news is the case of a weathly Japanese man, Mitsutoki Shigeta, who was recently awarded sole custody of 13 children by surrogate Thai mothers. The ruling is not saying he is the only biological parent, rather … Continue reading

Ballistic Missile Emergency Alert To People In Hawaii, 1/13/2018, 8:08 AM

It is nice to know there would be a warning in a missile attack, but what a doozy of false alarm, if it was that. Perhaps there really was a missile headed for Hawaii and we secretly shot it down? Hawaii residents and visitors received shocking mobile push alerts Saturda morning warning of an approaching … Continue reading

Strange Claim: Barack Obama Teleported to Mars in the 1980s

Working on a song about a time traveler’s convention, I found a strange claim that Obama was once teleported to Mars. Is there an odd truth in this high strangeness? Seattle attorney Andrew Basiago says that when he was a child, he and William Stillings were “chrononauts” in a secret United States government time travel … Continue reading

Russia: McDonalds A “Foreign Agent”

If citizens in the USA were valued over corporations (as they once were) we would have more appropriate consumer protection and truth in advertising by law. At times foreign countries refuse American foods and products on the grounds that they are unhealthy. Russia considering labeling McDonalds as a “foreign agent” could be another such case. … Continue reading