Category Archives: Blogs

Mojave Rat’s Tips For Living

Mojave Rat has fired up a new blog. You can find it HERE. The link in my sidebar has been updated as well.

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Hellhounds of Appalachia

In 1937, Robert Johnson recorded one of the most haunting blues songs of all time, “Hellhound on My Trail.” While experts debate the exact meaning of Johnson’s lyrics, the imagery is chilling. The first time I heard the song, I … Continue reading

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Pop Culture, Commercials, and White Guys

It isn’t difficult to find people complaining about how “people of color” are treated in America today. Turn on the TV, and you’ll see highly-paid NFL players lamenting this. White liberals are constantly bashing “whiteness”, and attending lectures and classes … Continue reading

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A little help for a fellow blogger if you can

Irish has the details and how you can help if you can. I know it would be appreciated. HERE

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Knowledge is Good

I’ve recently discovered a fairly new blog and figured y’all might be interested in it – politics, current events and other news. The author does his research and the blog is put together really well and is updated regularly. It’s … Continue reading

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GoDaddy boots white supremacist web site

(Reuters) – The web hosting company GoDaddy said on Sunday it had given The Daily Stormer 24 hours to move its domain to another provider after the extremist web site posted an article denigrating the woman who was killed at … Continue reading

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Still better than United

People seem to have a lot of trouble on airlines these days. I don’t get it. I think problems mostly arise because travelers have an outdated version of what it means to travel by airplane. Americans are especially prone to … Continue reading

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200 year old message hidden in the Ohio woods

Like many boys who grew up in the country, I spent many days outside wearing a coonskin cap reenacting the adventures of Daniel Boone and Davy Crockett with my brothers. It’s fair to say that I idolized these heroes of … Continue reading

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When you don’t want to raise sissies

Even though the modern world isn’t any more dangerous than it was thirty or forty years ago, it feels like a more perilous place. Or, more accurately, we inhabit the world today in a way that’s much more risk averse; … Continue reading

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Colonoscopy! – STM

File this post under the category TMI. About fifteen years ago, I had my first root canal. Back in the day, root canals were these horrific events. When I finally had one done, it wasn’t a big deal at all, … Continue reading

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Bob Owens dead

Blogger Bob Owens, the founder and editor of the pro-gun news website “Bearing Arms,” has been found dead in North Carolina in an apparent suicide, local officials say. He was 46 years old. MORE -Iver ***** Sounds pretty suspicious for … Continue reading

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250,000 Visitors – STM

Today we hit a quarter-million visitors (and over 600,000 visits, whatever the difference as WordPress stats shows us) at StM since our first post on October 11th, 2016. Although this is a drop in the bucket compared to our blowtorch … Continue reading

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She was the most beautiful girl along the Mississippi

A few miles below McGregor, Iowa, along the Mississippi River there lived a stern old gentleman by the name of Dee. Dee kept a lumberyard for the steamboats that traveled up and down the river. Dee’s daughter, Mary, was famous … Continue reading

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The new Appalachian Messenger

Robert Gore Cataclysm Selco “Ordinary Day”, Part 1 Samuel Culper April 28 Executive Intelligence Summary HERE

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Happiness Lemonade – STM

Burglary lemons? Make happiness lemonade. Last week, a friend mentioned to me that he broke his dining room table. I, on the other hand, had a spare dining room table, an enormous monstrosity which was part of the furniture ensemble … Continue reading

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After The Pussification

For those who’ve been living on another planet for the past two decades, I once wrote a screed called The Pussification Of The Western Male, which took about an hour to write and was a stream-of-consciousness rant against the demeaning … Continue reading

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No Fructose Corn Syrup – STM

At the trade show last week, no outside food or beverages were allowed. Instead, vendors inside were giving food and beverages away to promote their products to the attendees. Because our family had stopped drinking sugared beverages a long time … Continue reading

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Homeschool CLEP: 8 College Chemistry Credit Hours at Age 14 – STM

Today, our fourteen-year-old homeschooled daughter passed the Chemistry CLEP with a score of 57/80, which is good for up to eight college credit hours at many universities. As with the previous Biology CLEP, this win is made even nicer by … Continue reading

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Louisiana Mom aka Ginger Kitty

One of my favorite sites on the internet, one that I can go to and know that what I’m reading is the Real Thing is Weasel Zippers. Seriously, if you’ve never checked it out, you should. I do appreciate the … Continue reading

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The Weekly Holler

If you enjoyed the picture of the Appalachian Highlanders I posted the other day and went to the link and liked what you saw, you’ll enjoy Luke Bauserman’s other blog even more, with articles about customs, legends and stories among … Continue reading

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