Author Archives: Jeff Miller

The folks in charge are not your friends, and are lying to you about basically everything, including plummeting crime rates.

     

“It’s a beautiful thing, the destruction of words.” George Orwell, from “1984”, 1949.       Tout: to praise or publicize lavishly and often excessively. To attempt to sell (something), typically by pestering people in an aggressive or bold manner.     April 1, 2018 – CPD releases March crime… Read more »

April, 2018 – “It’s the coldest and snowiest April on record near the Great Lakes, and residents are fuming.”

     

“Orthodoxy means not thinking–not needing to think. Orthodoxy is unconsciousness.” George Orwell, from “1984”, 1949           It’s April 2018, and the Great Artificial Drought has been broken by the slow, steady, widespread and ever-increasing distribution of simple, inexpensive Orgonite devices in the vicinity of the weather… Read more »

The folks in charge are not your friends, and are lying to you about basically everything, including vinyl and flip phones.

     

“Totalitarianism, however, does not so much promise an age of faith as an age of schizophrenia. A society becomes totalitarian when its structure becomes flagrantly artificial: that is, when its ruling class has lost its function but succeeds in clinging to power by force or fraud. Such a society, no… Read more »

From January through March 0f 2018, 26% fewer mobile phones were shipped in the Chinese market compared to 2017.

     

“Doublethink lies at the very heart of Ingsoc, since the essential act of the Party is to use conscious deception while retaining the firmness of purpose that goes with complete honesty.” George Orwell, from “1984“, 1949     August 30, 2016 – Worldwide tablet market expected to rebound in 2018,… Read more »

From 2015 to 2016, seafood exports from Myanmar increased 20%. From 2016 to 2017, they increased 30%.

     

(Watson) “You think there is someone behind him?” (Holmes) “I know there is.” (Watson) “This professor that I’ve heard you mention?” (Holmes) “Exactly!” From “The Valley of Fear“, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, 1914           April, 2018, and Nature is booming and burgeoning to a level… Read more »

March 2018 – Shares of McDonald’s Corp. closed down 4.8%, the worst dollar decline in the company’s history as a publicly traded company.

     

Looking hard for a drive-in, searching for a corner café Where hamburgers sizzle on an open grill night and day Yeah, and a juke-box jumping with records like in the U.S.A. Chuck Berry, from “Back in the U.S.A“, 1959       January 30, 2018 – McDonald’s Investors Hungry for… Read more »

“it was probably the most powerful moment that our tribe has experienced in the last 100 years—to have the sound of our clappers and our whistles, and hear the wind through the feathers of our dancers.”

     

April 4, 2018 – How This Tribe Got Their Coastal California Lands Returned The Kashia’s success might be the first time that a tribe in the U.S. has held a private deed—as well as management rights—to their ancestral lands. The Kashia Band of Pomo Indians has called the coast along… Read more »