Monthly Archives: June 2019

The French Revolution – the Beginning

King Louis XVI It was the middle of the 1780s and the King of France was broke. Extravagant levels of spending by the monarchy and nobility, both of whom and the church were exempt from taxation on their lands or … Continue reading

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The Insulin Racket – Driving to Canada

I’ve written about the insulin drug racket before – last time just this past January. https://toritto.wordpress.com/2019/01/19/the-insulin-racket-part-iii/ Diabetics are walking cash cows to be milked by big pharma on everything from insulin, to substitute diabetes drugs to blood meter testing strips.  … Continue reading

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Father’s Day at Disney!! Yay!!

I rode the Merry-go-round! With Mommy!  Daddy took the picture! Then I had a ice cream!! And then wore these cool glasses!!  So much nicer than Daddy’s! . 🙂

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France Before the Revolution

The Queen’s Chamber at Versailles What was it like to be a common man, a member of the Third Estate in the time just before the French Revolution, which was to change the course of European history?  How bad did … Continue reading

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On U.S. Women’s Soccer

Celebrating on the 10th goal. I don’t watch soccer or what everyone else in the world calls football. I don’t find it all that exciting as players run around for what seems like hours, winding up at 0-0 or 1-1 … Continue reading

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Summer Pet

Looking out back from my lanai – See my pet? There he is!  Taking the sun! This tiny little green guy moved into my lanai a while ago and has stayed on.  I’m letting him live here rent free as … Continue reading

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Math and the Lottery

Play the lottery?  Almost everyone does now and then.  Americans forked over some $60 billion to state lotteries last year.  A whole bunch of states rake in more from their lotteries than from corporate taxes. That’s why it is so … Continue reading

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On the Parental Rights of Rapists

Alabama resident Jessica Stallings says she was 12 when her uncle started raping her. Despite DNA tests that proved incest, her uncle has maintained parental rights to their two children.  I’ve spent my entire life scared to death of my … Continue reading

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Cat

By Pamela T – a cat in chalk 🙂

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On The Risk To Contraception

f “In 1968, Pope Paul VI issued his landmark encyclical letter Humanae Vitae (Latin, “Human Life”), which reemphasized the Church’s constant teaching that it is always intrinsically wrong to use contraception to prevent new human beings from coming into existence. Contraception is … Continue reading

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