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Gender: Male
Hometown: Texas
Home country: United States
Current location: San Antonio
Member since: Wed May 18, 2016, 02:57 PM
Number of posts: 740

About Me

I am an engineering designer for a Medical School and research complex in Texas. I am a 66 year old, college educated 'Hippie,' former College Professor, former Radio producer for a Pacifica Radio network station, Eagle Scout, and all-around smart-ass.

Journal Archives

Happy Birthday Ignacio Anaya Garcia

The inventor of the 'Nacho' born on this date 1895
Posted by BillyBobBrilliant | Mon Aug 15, 2022, 09:49 AM (0 replies)

I have stopped watching

CNN and MSNBC for about three weeks now. I continue reviewing stories here on DU, and other sites I have come to trust (mostly sites that cite reputable periodical articles). I have regained about 3 hours of my time per day, and about half of my sanity -- a work in progress.
Posted by BillyBobBrilliant | Fri Nov 19, 2021, 11:12 AM (3 replies)

The Blues can unite

Bluesday Tuesday is actually celebrated on Wednesday to mark the middle of the week.
But, having said that, I will jump the gun with this offering to demonstrate that the blues is a universal thing that might unite diverse cultures. Not to mention the Song by one of the iconic fathers of the blues (originally recorded at the Gunther Hotel, in San Antonio, Texas)

Posted by BillyBobBrilliant | Tue Nov 17, 2020, 08:28 AM (0 replies)

Looking for a place to send your kids?

I would say NOT HERE:

Did You Know There Was A Confederate Youth Camp In Texas?

Posted by BillyBobBrilliant | Thu Oct 8, 2020, 01:19 PM (1 replies)

A song for today

Posted by BillyBobBrilliant | Wed Apr 22, 2020, 12:53 PM (0 replies)

I suspect

that this week a billionaire and a wannabe billionaire met in private to strategize on their plans to divide up the world, and its riches.
Posted by BillyBobBrilliant | Thu Jul 19, 2018, 07:58 AM (1 replies)

And, Silly me

I thought the 'R' in RNC stood for 'Republican.'
Posted by BillyBobBrilliant | Wed Jul 18, 2018, 03:08 PM (0 replies)

Some people need a math lesson.

A reduction from 35% to 21% IS NOT a cut of 14%. It is a cut of 40%.
Do the math.
Posted by BillyBobBrilliant | Wed Dec 20, 2017, 10:27 AM (18 replies)

I finally figured out why the 'right' hates abortion

Fewer targets.
Posted by BillyBobBrilliant | Wed Oct 11, 2017, 11:32 AM (5 replies)

What WE need is a new paradigm in thinking

These Republicans will NOT be running for "re-election" in 2018...

In my eyes they will be running for DEFEAT!

A simple change in POV is required.
Posted by BillyBobBrilliant | Wed Mar 22, 2017, 08:11 AM (0 replies)
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