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State Office Door

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State Office Door One good thing that government often does is encourage very interesting architecture. Not always, but enough of the time to be noteworthy. Montpelier, the capital of Vermont, is no exception. This door on one of the Vermont … Continue reading

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Blacking Out the Internet

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Stop the Stupidity. Feel free to steal this graphic, this text, this post to help protest SOPA/PIPA!Blackout your blog and web site. Spread the word.

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Warning: Internet to Go Down

This is just a warning of preparations to black out the Internet. This is a test. Had it been a real shutdown of the Internet you would be in the dark. The point is to XXXX a XXXXXXX to the … Continue reading

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STOP STUPIDITY

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Stop Stupid Laws Some Big Businesses are trying to use Congress to gag people without due process. The acronym for the bills are PIPA and SOPA but I propose we just combine them into one called STUPIDITY which is the … Continue reading

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Marie Antoinette Moment

We have a Marie Antoinette[1, 2] moment… Sandra Fox, 69, of Baton Rouge, La., stood, confused, on 46th Street with a ticket for “Anything Goes” in her hand as riot police pushed a knot of about 200 shouting protesters toward … Continue reading

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No Right to Produce or Eat Food

Okay, two government posts in two days. What is the world coming to? Well I didn’t create this situation, I’m just spreading the word… In scary legal news a Wisconsin judge had gone completely loopy declaring that citizens have no … Continue reading

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Farmagedon

Big Ag is using their most powerful tool, government regulations, to destroy the small threat of small farmers for that last small share of the market that the big corporations drool over. Since Big Corps can’t win on the level … Continue reading

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Mayor’s Son

Mayor’s Burnt Out Building This building has, or rather used to have, an incredibly beautiful interior in addition to the beautiful exterior stone and granite work. For a long time it was a bank. In fact it was the first … Continue reading

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Rare Pork

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Nicely Marbled Ham Steak In a very interesting development the USDA has changed their recommendations on cooking meat by lowering the recommended cooking temperature from 165°F to 145°F. This is a very surprising and pleasing move from our fearless leaders. … Continue reading

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Vermont State House Night

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Vermont State House at Night Another view of the capitol building. As you approach our capital city of Montpelier you see the golden dome sticking up above the trees and other buildings nestled in the ring of mountains. This is … Continue reading

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