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Daily Archives: November 28, 2019


wasn't the war on Thanksgiving won when Plymouth Rock landed on us

“On July 4, 1834, Plymouth Rock was on the move again, this time a few blocks north to the front lawn of the Pilgrim Hall Museum. And once again, the boulder had a rough ride. While passing the courthouse, the rock fell from a cart and broke in two on the ground.” (…) Which


The Daily Bucket–Working on some Night Moves

Sundown in Portland Oregon was at 4:32 pm.  At 4:40 pm, I walked past my kitchen window and startled a Great Blue Heron who was eating goldfish out of my backyard pond.  Then we both pretended not to see each other.  I began watching from

The “Everything Terrible Trump Has Done So Far” Omnibus (Week 149)

As part of the ongoing project to catalog every awful thing the Trump Administration has done as a reference for future political arguments and whatever few posterity survives to see 2020, here’s everything awful the Trump Administration has done this week. 1683. Dialed up efforts to

Jane's Drug Boats, because radar and market demand

Drug dealers do the kind of architecting that Ivanka Trump is so fond of quoting. The same style of drug smuggling boat appears in more than one ocean. Forbes magazine wonders why. This operational question is much like the rules governing US sales of Javelin missiles