Archives for the day of: April 25, 2016



I have chosen all my own roads, albeit sometimes just as a reaction to someone trying to force me on another path.

So i am the creator of my own misery and if certain philosophies can be believed; will be the creator of my own serenity too.

When does the serenity kick in?    



In Saner Thought

Very recently the media got what they had work so hard to create…..a Clinton victory in New York……and a new set of primaries will take place tomorrow….no matter who wins of loses….it will be about the math.

Now they, the media, can set about with the math and the speculation on what will Bernie do now that he is all but dead in the water.  The math?  Yep that mind numbing stuff about this delegate count and that…..the amount of votes and the combination of the two…..yada, yada…..even a math professor gets a migraine with this crap.

The MSM is saying there are two courses open to Sanders…..1–Bernie can continue his attacks and rhetoric against Clinton and risk disunity within the ranks of the Party and 2–he could start dialing it back and set his place for the general election.

For months the MSM has been letting the public know…

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SIGH….. dru


Thirty years ago, the staff running a test on reactor #4 at the Lenin Nuclear Power Plant near Pripyat, Ukraine, USSR were reading unexpectedly high radiation levels. They debated stopping the test, but decided to keep going to find the limits. When the temperature readings climbed too high as well, they tried to shut the reactor down by inserting carbon rods.

There was, however, a design flaw, known by upper levels in the government, but not by the staff doing the testing. Inserting those rods somehow increased the reaction, increasing the heat. Containment water became steam, the roof of the reactor blew off and some 12 tons of radioactive uranium became airborne, contaminating a large swath of Europe.

McClatchy has a very good article, Ruined Chernobyl nuclear plant will remain a threat for 3,000 years, in which they actually mention other nuclear accidents:

What they figured out was the worst…

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Do not commit the error, common among the young, of assuming that if you cannot save the whole of mankind, you have failed. -Jan de Hartog, playwright and novelist (22 Apr 1914-2002)