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We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
- Thomas Jefferson -

check your air quality in the Netherlands
early mornings at my home here in Buttfuck, the Netherlands, I step outside and realize the smell of dog shit, cat pee and hypocrisy hasn't yet been masked by the alphabet soup (NO,NO2,NH3,SO2,S2H, etc).

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on this day during my lifetime

The  Sunday Times ran the story under the headline: "Revealed: the secrets of Israel

The Sunday Times ran the story under the headline: "Revealed: the secrets of Israel's nuclear arsenal."

Israeli secret nuclear weapons are revealed. The British newspaper The Sunday Times ran Mordechai Vanunu's story on its front page. (1986)


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the climate change nightmare       2012 01 17 op Scheveningen

the 11 basics of home construction/renovation

  1. DON'T build on sand.
  2. DO remember: shit runs downhill.
  3. DO remember: if it's worth doing, it's worth doing well.
  4. DO remember: if you want it done right you've gotta do it yourself.
  5. DO remember: the good Lord helps those who help themselves (surely applies to Presbyterians and Reaganites)
  6. DON'T force it, use a bigger hammer.
  7. DO measure twice & cut once.
  8. DO remember: "it's not fuckin' furniture"*
  9. DON'T, I repeat, DO NOT trust contractors and the like. (Matthew 7:15)
  10. DO have a whack of shekels, and pray the bubble doesn't burst.
  11. DO "Consult the genius of the place in all..." - Alexander Pope
*as was regulary barked at me by John Kim; Montauk, New York 1981-82.(my best boss, ever)

"The fellow that owns his own home is always just coming out of a hardware store." - Kin Hubbard

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