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Crunchy Frog

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November 15, 2023

We finally got our Covid cherries popped.

Myself, and my 84 year old mother. So far she seems to be doing better than I am. As far as I know, this is the first time we've had it.

We think it's possible that one or both of my sons picked it up at school and transmitted it to us, without ever becoming symptomatic themselves, since we really go out very little, and almost always mask.

Fortunately, we're all fully vaxxed and have had the latest booster, so hopefully it won't be a big deal.

October 27, 2023

Today is my 20th DU birthday.

20 years since I became a registered member.

I had actually been lurking since early March, but was too shy to post, so didn't bother to register until later.

It was the start of the Iraq war that brought me here.

Those were such horrible times, it was hard to imagine that things could be even worse in 20 years, but it seems like they are.

Thanks to everyone here for helping me to get through the insanity.

February 10, 2023

Thank you for the hearts!

I just checked in after being away for several hours and three people had given me hearts! Thank you to whoever you are.

December 8, 2022

He's arguably the one most responsible for this whole mess.

The economic genius who advised early post Soviet Russia on economic "reforms", i.e, "shock treatment", mass privatization. This led to hyperinflation, mass poverty and economic chaos, and privatization through mass theft.

As we know from history, the combination of national humiliation (loss of empire) with economic collapse, acts as rocket fuel for the rise of fascism.

Sachs has now emerged as a prominent Covid conspiracy theorist. He is big on pushing both Chinese and Russian propaganda and talking points, including blaming the US for Russia's war on Ukraine.

An interesting link on him.


November 12, 2022

People of Kherson celebrating, night after liberation.

After reading some reports I was worried that the russians were going to deport most of the population, but it doesn't look like that's happened.

September 30, 2022

This will shortly be followed by

A coronation ceremony to crown Dmitri Peskov as the true and legitimate Queen of England.

Russia is on the move baby! Long live the Queen!

September 26, 2022

Newly released POW gives birth to baby girl.

"Maryana Mamonova, a medic, a captive who returned home this week, gave birth to a daughter," Rivne City Mayor Oleksandr Tretyak posted on Telegram.

As reported, Maryana Mamonova is a Ukrainian medic, captain of the medical service of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. She was born in Rivne region, graduated from the Ternopil Medical University, has master's degree from the Ukrainian Military Medical Academy.

She had four rotations to the ATO/JFO. Mamonova served as the head of the medical service of the 501st Marines Battalion. Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale invasion, she served in Mariupol. Before the capture, Maryana told her family that she was pregnant. From April 4, 2022, she was held captive by the Russian invaders. On September 21, she was released within the exchange along with other Ukrainian defenders.


She was one of the 215 released in the recent prisoner swap. It looks like they got her out just in time.

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