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Tom Yossarian Joad

Tom Yossarian Joad's Journal
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August 30, 2023

I guess I was liberal before the nametag and they've been trying to kill us for a long time now.

We moved South in 61. I was 7. First question I remember from a neighborhood kid was "are you a yankee or a rebel?" I had to go ask my Mom because I had never heard either words before. She told me that we were from Missouri which was a neutral state. She also went on about the only differences between ourselves and the Black people was melanin.

Shortly after the news reported Dr. King had been shot. Then JFK, then Bobby...Then so many others that never made the National news. And Nam, Kent State...

Fuck. They even killed John Lennon.



The racists are rabid.
And have been for a long time.

Trump has stoked their fires again and they are crawling out of the holes they were once driven in to.



August 29, 2023

Metallic spheres found on Pacific floor are interstellar in origin, Harvard professor finds

USA Today https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/technology/metallic-spheres-found-on-pacific-floor-are-interstellar-in-origin-harvard-professor-finds/ar-AA1fVSnG?rc=1&ocid=winp1taskbar&cvid=ed01f8c4424d47e8bdbdecdc87b40037&ei=15

Ever since he first learned about the strange meteor falling to Earth, astrophysicist Avi Loeb has been determined to discover whether it was indeed an extraterrestrial artifact that had crashed into the Pacific Ocean.

Now, the professor and theoretical astrophysicist at Harvard University says he and a team of scientists are one step closer to making that determination after they retrieved suspected remnants of the meteor in June off the coast of Papua New Guinea. On Tuesday, Loeb said in a media release that early analysis suggests that those small metallic objects actually are interstellar in origin.

The findings may not yet answer the question of whether the metallic spheres are artificial or natural in origin, but Loeb insists that the team is now confident that what they found is unmatched to any existing alloys in our solar system. /Snip

Much more at the above link but is an interesting read.

August 28, 2023

Just learned from a MAGA website

That Joe Biden has been photographed with Bigfoot making a deal for BF to do ugly things to Trump once he arrives in prison. Fox News

August 28, 2023

From FB

For Chrissake, stop with the snarl. You're not a real mobster. Just an overweight con artist with bad hair from an outer borough.

August 27, 2023

Black Montgomery families find swastikas, racial slurs painted on their homes, cars

Source: Montgomery Advertiser

At least five families who live in a predominantly Black Montgomery neighborhood woke up to racial slurs and swastikas spray-painted on the sides of their houses and vehicles Saturday morning.

Otis Ramos said he heard his dogs barking outside and went outside to investigate at about 3 a.m. or 4 a.m. Saturday. That's when Ramos, who is Black, saw a swastika and a racial slur spray-painted on his home and vehicle.

He would later learn that four other houses on Richardson Road, where he lives with his wife and children, also discovered racial epithets and swastikas on their houses and vehicles.

Ramos said that he has heard that there are even more neighbors who had their homes vandalized with slurs in other parts of his neighborhood, Dannelly Pines.

/snip

Read more: https://www.montgomeryadvertiser.com/story/news/crime/2023/08/26/black-montgomery-families-wake-to-find-slurs-painted-on-their-homes/70692497007/



We can thank this new Trump wrought increase and return to hate to the new Republican paradigm.
August 23, 2023

more spooky

August 23, 2023

There's a bad moon on the rise. TN River 2009



Need to recrop and the "evil" is the factory on the far shore.
August 23, 2023

Spooky?



I should have shot from the middle of the road.
August 23, 2023

Texas elementary student fires gun while on school bus; no injuries reported

SEGUIN, Texas — Authorities say no one was injured after a Texas elementary school student fired a gun while on a crowded school bus.

The bullet struck the back of a bus seat and was stopped by steel inside the seat as the bus arrived Tuesday morning at Jefferson Elementary School in Seguin, about 30 miles (48 kilometers) northeast of San Antonio, according to Police Chief Jason Brady.

The bus driver then took the .25-caliber handgun from the student, Brady said.

https://www.police1.com/school-safety/articles/texas-elementary-student-fires-gun-while-on-school-bus-no-injuries-reported-jsRSK1g8WousDC0G/

It's a miracle no one was injured or killed. How the fuck does an 8 year old get a gun? We might have a 2nd amendment but too many Americans don't have the maturity or responsibility to own guns.

August 22, 2023

Experimenting

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