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by Emmett R Smith

IN His latest column syndicated to the Mankato Free Press, Mr Garrison Keillor wrote about the wounds of a US Army soldier in Iraq, words not quoted by me here as they were simply (more…)

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by Bodwyn Wook

George N Bassett, of rural Winnebago, MN, is an accomplished sculptor who, among many other fine things, has made busts of (more…)

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by Nazhim MaHmood

You doubtless have heard the saying that one “can’t compare apples and oranges” while being warned away from miscomparisons.  This is good advice too, as far as it goes, but ignores (more…)

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by Emmett R Smith 
 
[The following is reproduced with permission from the following website:  http://www.barefootsworld.net/switzrld.html — BW]

WHY AN ARMED CITIZENRY?

From “AN ARMED SOCIETY” by Stephen P. Holbrook

Question:  Where Is Freedom Guaranteed By A Heavily-Armed Civilian Population?

Answer:  In A Land Where Assault Rifles Are Freely In The Homes And Hands Of Her Citizens.

In 1444, at a small river in northern Switzerland (more…)

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Ms Emma Pouncer!

 by Bodwyn Wook

 

 

“Here are some nice pictures of Me, The Kitten, taken in September, 2006, and The Guy Who Opens Cans Of Salmon, Doors and other stuff (The ‘Fridge!)  This endless posing is a butt-pain, though — maybe if I look ‘spiritual’ they’ll quit it…think?”

(Emma Pouncer’s birthday is April 1st and everybody can send the catnip then — Grampa!)

[Emmett R Smith    all rights reserved     9 May 2008]

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