Well the news is here, and with all the hysteria going on, it seems that we'll have to wait and see what happens. But out of all the cries of wolf, there are a few that are legitimate. I'm no expert, but this is the age of the internets and I'll throw my two cents in (in that sense, it's very good to make observations and take screenshots, this is humanity playing out the same song all over again). Some of it backed by the experts. For example, all the cries about the pound falling seem overblown. It's not a big deal when the country has debt in its own currency.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
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Monday, June 20, 2016
Saturday, June 18, 2016
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
The Summer here in the Pacific NW isn't what it should be, though that's not entirely bad. We had a taste of the previous summer with a streak of 90+ degree days. It was compounded, on a personal level, by a non-functioning AC. Clear hot days would seem to be the reason for summer, but here too many such days a desert it shall make.
Monday, June 13, 2016
And the stupidity continues. Hardly any good analysis out there, The Intercept excepted. Nonetheless, it's interesting to hear all the reactions, and what's considered newsworthy:
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Sunday, June 12, 2016
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Saturday, June 11, 2016
Another email out. Another story as well. For those who haven't had the chance to sign up, I recommend that you do so now. Now on to other matters:
Here in the States, the literary world seems to be improving in leaps and bounds and in a myriad of ways. Let me not, however, talk about the different ways people are using it, but rather how it seems to be growing more diverse. I speak of the newer groups of writers.
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Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Banksy has tagged this on the side of a school. It has garnered much attention, especially since it's on the side of a school. Does that make it all right? What does it even mean? A child playing a child's game, but with a known tool for the wretched of the earth. Well, I don't mean to be so dramatic, but burning tires have been used by insurgents and people fighting established powers to decrease visibility and to block roadways.
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
With enough time, one can look back fondly at college, a time when certain eccentrics were looked upon as a badge of honor (depending on the circles you lived in). I remember a certain girl I had the fortune of meeting at a coop party . Reeking of weed and incense, she had a spark in her eye that I could not understand.
Monday, June 6, 2016
A recent article by the NYtimes has its commentators  are salivating over the idea that Germany could be rearming. Let's not think for a second on how the article dismisses the thoughts of the German people who, apparently, don't want this, but their dear leaders will force them any how. Again, this is par for course for this elitist rag and its readers, so it shouldn't come as a surprise, but it always annoys me.
Friday, June 3, 2016
My sister and I were recently arguing about the memory of a cartoon you may know: the one with a football involved. A girl holding the ball, then boy running to it, only to miss the ball because the girl pulled it away. Well, at least that’s how she remembers it. And even if it seems basically right, this memory, I think that she’s wrong.
Thursday, June 2, 2016
Some quick notes on current events and the state of the status quo. I will note that this is not an endorsement of anyone in particular but merely an observation. Mainly that those in the status quo  reacting to Trump in ways that I find laughable and, quite frankly, only goes to show how weak their stances are, especially when they try to cry crocodile tears about the whole matter. 
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Monday, May 30, 2016
Remember those who died. Remember what they died for. This is a moment to reflect on the past so as to move forward into something better. Don't let someone else's lies try to sweeten that up, because we ultimately remember for the future.
Saturday, May 28, 2016
The link went dead some time ago, but thanks to the people over at Omni Reboot, here is the new link to RAW, RoboAnthroWar. It's a short story that started as a small visual on the D-train subway. It grew from there. In many ways, Labyrinth of Souls owes its existence to this short, as I had not thought of doing anything on artificial intelligence up until that point. So enjoy it and share it, please. You can come back with comments.
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Friday, May 27, 2016
|Yep. All this must be turned into text. The digital kind|
So I'm going to whine a little about my first world problems. I know some of you want to know when the next book is coming out (even if it's a collection of short stories which it most likely will end up being), to say nothing of the series I must finish.
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