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SOMEWHERE FAR ABOVE US…

“Why don’t we ever land?”   “Well, we have. In the past, but not for a while now.” The Commodore’s eyes stayed fixed on the plasma capacitor.   It was the Cadet’s first intragalactic flight, and he was taking his opportunity to get some answers to some things he had wondered about all through his … Continue reading

INSIDE DONALD TRUMP’S MIND AS HE NAMES PENCE TO COORDINATE GOV’T RESPONSE TO CORONAVIRUS ON TV

“Shit, this fucking dumb virus thing could cost me the fucking election…unbelievable…the market was way the fuck up…all my people were rolling in money and now…what a crap sandwich…why do these fucking things always happen to me?… …These fucking asshole countries…China…who gives a fuck if some Chinks die?…lousy pieces of…There’s too many of them anyway…I … Continue reading

MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH: AN ESSAY ON THE MEANING AND NATURE OF EXISTENCE

This is by no means a scientific piece, rather, it is a piece dealing with the feeling I have long had regarding the nature of death. To put it simply; I believe that life is permanent and death is temporary. To my mind, life is the ever existing background against which birth, conscious existence, death, … Continue reading

Pinocchio Mitt or: Liar, Liar, Magic Underwear on Fire

Barking in the Dark has just learned from a well place source inside the Obama inner circle what we can expect The President to say in the next debate. To paraphrase, it will go something like this: My fellow Americans, before I answer Ms. Crowley’s first question I’d like to clear something up. Most of … Continue reading

Republican OUTRAGE! (Next Thing You Know He’ll Ask Us to Give Up One of Our Three Bentleys)

Congressional Republicans expressed outrage today at the mere whiff of the notion that President Obama will put forth a proposal to tax millionaires at the same rate as middle-class taxpayers. Said one, under the condition of anonymity, “what right has this darkie got to tell my friends that they should pay as much a percentage … Continue reading

ARE WE A VIRUS? (A Speculation on the Condition of Being Human)

I am now approaching my seventy fourth year and I have seen, and been royally ticked off, by quite enough mankind has done to date, thank you.   It has led me to long wonder if we “civilized” human beings are, in fact, merely a virus, perhaps the most viral parasitic species on the planet. … Continue reading