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Getting us into wars.

My grandfather John Cassidy was a man of few words.  I only remember two things from him on the subject of politics. The first was — “Follow the dollar,” if you want to understand what is happening with government. The … Continue reading

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A new book from Bob.

Announcing. . .   iPermie:  How to permaculture your urban lifestyle. A good-life design guide for Millennials, Boomers, and Generation X. Strategies, tools, and techniques to help you navigate the cardinal threats of peak oil, climate instability, economic irrationality, and … Continue reading

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Roots and Radishes – OR — Help! What do I do with a daikon radish!

Even though I’ve been around the Oklahoma Food Cooperative from the beginning, I am continually amazed and delighted at the progress of our developing local food system. This month I am seeing lots of roots and radishes, and different kinds … Continue reading

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One year ago today. . .

One year ago today about this time I was miserable.  It was Ash Wednesday and I had for the umpteenth time quit smoking.  But here I am, one year later, and not one cigarette in the past year. I started … Continue reading

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Your Oklavore Christmas Gift Giving Guide part the first.

I have posted the first two parts of my Bob’s Ye Olde Bon Appetitin Oklavore Christmas Gift Giving Guide –  Part I — the Stocking Stufferings .   Part II — the Extravagant Gifts . Part three — the “$6 to … Continue reading

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Yahoo decides to drive away its customers.

I’ve been a Yahoo customer for many years.  I have so many Yahoo groups to tell you how  many I would have to go look at them and count them.  I use My Yahoo for my computer’s home page.  Generally, … Continue reading

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Occupy OKC is on!

Occupy OKC got underway Monday night, with a great general assembly and the first campout. somehow, even though Monday was a holiday, a permit (which usually takes 10 days) was miraculously procured. maybe someone at OKC Hall doesn’t want to … Continue reading

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The most radical political advertisement I’ve ever watched.

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How to throw the bastards out of office.

Politico’s Morning Money had an interesting quote from a market personality. . . NO! FEAKOUT! – Cumberland Advisors David Kotok, emailing form his high-level market guru pow-wow in Maine (Camp Kotok), where Dr. Doom Nouriel Roubini called the Monday collapse. … Continue reading

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This is promising.

Comes now the venerable New York Times, reporting that the disapproval rate for Congress is at a record 82% — the highest on record.  The Times sez: More than four out of five people surveyed said that the recent debt-ceiling … Continue reading

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