Author Archives: Jeff Miller

The folks in charge are not your friends, and are lying to you about basically everything, including both Organic and Genetically-Modified foods.

     

  “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       June 19, 2017 – Nearly everyone, moreover — 93 percent… Read more »

Modus operandi – a method of procedure, especially : a distinct pattern or method of operation that indicates or suggests the work of a single criminal in more than one crime.

     

    April 12, 2018 – We have all heard that same statistic of the divorce rate being 50%. It has actually been dropping every year since about 2005.     January 11, 2018 – US alcohol consumption drops for a second year April 12, 2018 – Cambridge study: U.S…. Read more »

In 2017, Nokia rereleased the dumbphone it first put out in the year 2000. It sold out in a week.

     

    “Good is always getting better and bad is always getting worse: the possibilities of even apparent neutrality are always diminishing.”  From “That Hideous Strength“, by C.S. Lewis, 1945               February 22, 2018 – Worldwide smartphone shipments DOWN for first time ever Chinese… Read more »

“But the educated public, the people who read the highbrow weeklies, don’t need reconditioning. They’re all right already. They’ll believe anything.”

     

    “But the educated public, the people who read the highbrow weeklies, don’t need reconditioning. They’re all right already. They’ll believe anything.” From “That Hideous Strength”, by C.S. Lewis, 1945         It’s May, 2018, and crime rates are dropping to their lowest levels in history all… Read more »

I’ve been predicting a return to quilting bees, barn dances and bobbing for apples for about fifteen or twenty years, now, to general laughter. I think we’re turning the corner, right now.

     

Three Rings for the Elven-kings under the sky, Seven for the Dwarf-lords in their halls of stone, Nine for Mortal Men doomed to die, One for the Dark Lord on his dark throne In the Land of Mordor where the Shadows lie. One Ring to rule them all, One Ring… Read more »

As of April 4, 2018, Annapolis, Maryland has yet to see any homicides, whatsoever, and major crime dropped by a third there in the first three months of the year.

     

April 4, 2018 – Maryland – Major crime in Annapolis dropped 33 percent during the first three months of 2018, a trend police say may be a sign that community policing initiatives started last year are making inroads. As of Tuesday, the city has yet to see any homicides, has… Read more »

“The common people, on the whole, are still living in the world of absolute good and evil from which the intellectuals have long since escaped.” – George Orwell

     

    Wikipedia – “Don’t be evil” is the motto of Google’s corporate code of conduct, first introduced around 2000. October 4, 2015 – Google Parent Company Drops ‘Don’t Be Evil’ Motto October 5, 2015 – Why Google Was Smart To Drop Its “Don’t Be Evil” Motto     Ergo,… Read more »