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About On the North River

Forty years toiled in the Tel-com industry, married for 36 years widowed at sixty-one. Tea Party supporter. Do like to kayak, cook, take photos, bike, watch old movies and read. 66 years old and have a new girlfriend!

Movies that won’t play.

I’ve decided to follow up on an earlier post (Movies I’d watch) where I lamented on the interesting movies that get made but the majority of intelligent movie fans will not get to see in their home town. A fair … Continue reading

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From the Book of Facts

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The answer is ‘Yes’.

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New (German lead) EU Army!

Germany Is Quietly Building a European Army Under Its Command Berlin is using a bland name to obscure a dramatic shift in its approach to defense: integrating brigades from smaller countries into the Bundeswehr. Merkel lands at Charles DeGaulle Airport, … Continue reading

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I’ll have a coffee and think about it.

Starbucks and Spider Webs …caffeine is known to be toxic in very high quantities. An old, fascinating, science experiment tested, in a very unique way, just how toxic certain chemicals are – including caffeine. The results show the effect of … Continue reading

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Now is the time for all Patriots to come to the aid of their country.

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Trump drains the swamp.

Trump busts a billionaire’s monopoly (AP) For eight years, Barack Obama waged an open war against North Dakota. Obama’s billionaire buddy Warren Buffett owned the railroad that had a near monopoly on transporting oil out of the state. Obama kept … Continue reading

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Pure Gold from Chaos Manor

Dr. Pournelle’s blog His reader writes about automated vehicles This seems to be the anniversary of an interesting event. The officers charged with beating Rodney King were acquitted. So the black community in LA behaved like a collection of depraved … Continue reading

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Headline…totally sounds true.

North Korea accuses the CIA of plotting to assassinate Kim Jong-Un in a ‘poison attack at a public ceremony carried out by a lumberjack’ Right.  I believe it. Right.

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Scott Adams has the quote of the day.

“My recommendation to the public is to refuse to re-elect any politician who votes for a healthcare bill that YOU don’t understand. If you don’t understand a healthcare bill, that means it is designed to screw you. “ The Healthcare … Continue reading

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