Monthly Archives: September 2012

“Them People” – News from the Saloon – Updated

Conversation at the bar:

“Did you see those mass demonstrations in Madrid?  And the cops were brutal.  But the people kept coming. ” says the anarchist rancher gal.

“Them people ought to accept austerity,” says neighbor guy.

“What is austerity?”  anarchist ranch gal asks, suppressing a Cheshire Cat grin.

Deer in Headlights describes look from neighbor guy.

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Pulling Up Stakes: Secession? Seriously

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Secession is often derided by liberals as some kind of cock-a-mammy right wing nut idea from Texas. But the idea of being free to leave an organization or union or union of states should not be dismissed out of hand. In modern times, thoughtful people have come up with pretty solid theories to support this kind of freedom that both right and left should think about. Continue reading

A Montana Welcome

Here’s a picture of a license plate caught in the parking lot of a restaurant in Big Timber, Montana.  It was taken by a California pilot who found it funny.  (Me not so much). When he asked about who should “go home”, the reply most often was “Californians”. Continue reading