Schadenfreude! Salon can’t pay its bills I wonder if @AmandaMarcotte is getting paid?

From the New York Post: Salon struggling to pay its rent By Keith J. Kelly | August 3, 2017 | 10:0 PM Salon, the struggling digital publisher, is having trouble paying its rent. A landlord who late last year evicted Salon from its New York offices for nonpayment of $90,000 in back rent is now …

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Just in case y’all think I don’t do any work in my retirement!

Our farm house is a definite fixer-upper. We tore down the awful drywalled ceiling in the living room our first week here, and ordered new tongue-and-groove bead board from Meade’s Do-It Center. It took a couple of weeks for my order to arrive, and after that, I had to sand it, use a very light …

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I could have been blogging today . . . .

. . . but instead I built a rustic able top, completely out of wood salvaged from old pallets. There are four species of wood in this top: white pine, yellow pine, red oak and white oak. Tomorrow, I’ll build the legs. All of the material came from the scrap pile at Meade’s Do It …

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Question

As my daughter, a Sergeant in the United States Army, is out working in 120º F head and sandstorms, why do we accept transexuals into the armed services, knowing that their medical ‘condition’ will both cost us many thousands of dollars and render them non-deployable for much of their service ‘careers?’

Tainting the jury pool After Judge Steven O’Neill’s ruling, how can an impartial jury ever be found?

From The Philadelphia Inquirer: Report: 10 of 12 Cosby jurors wanted to convict by Laura McCrystal & Jeremy Roebuck | Philadelphia Inquirer Staff Writers | Updated: June 21, 2017 — 9:52 PM EDT Acting on a petition from media organizations, a Montgomery County judge on Wednesday unsealed the names of the jurors at Bill Cosby’s …

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