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(Ψ) Where’s My Refund?

Beginning way back when my children grew old enough to work ‘on the books’ and thus earn enough taxable wages to ‘voluntarily’ pay their (Social Security and Federal/State/County-Local income) taxes and ‘voluntarily’ file a Federal Income Tax return (oh sweet puberty) I’ve handled the annual spring rite of documenting their IRS 1040 wage slavery by filing their tax returns for them. Continue reading (Ψ) Where’s My Refund?

(Humorous) Planning For TEOTWAWKI – Single Male and Female Category

Originally published 08-26-2011

A massive cold front moved through the area where I live last night just as I was Hurricane Irene shopping. Unfortunately the rapid moving, but still very nasty, line of storms brought 60-80 MPH winds and sideways rain for 10 minutes in order to soften everyone up for Hurricane Irene’s coming beat down. Continue reading (Humorous) Planning For TEOTWAWKI – Single Male and Female Category

Wetiko – Cognitive Infiltration of the Third Kind

Just like millions of children before me, when I was young I would play imaginary games populated with scary monsters and evil space aliens. And of course I was always the courageous and handsome hero who saved the planet from certain doom and total annihilation again and again and again. Continue reading Wetiko – Cognitive Infiltration of the Third Kind