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Clutching Pearls

  Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt. Have a seat, and pour yourself something, this week is a real mixed bag.   OK, first I have to mention it, I do not like this cancel shit, I do not like it, NOT ONE BIT.  Look, it’s getting blown a little out of proportion, in that they’re…

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Diversity Inc.

  Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt. Have a seat, and pour yourself something, we need to talk.   Woke Inc. is starting to really annoy me, so I’m going to vent. Most of my comments today will be related to the military, but first I’m going to discuss Wokecon, oh wait, I mean Worldcon.    …

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Short Cuts

Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt. So many things to write about today, and so little time.  See, I just got back off vacation, and I have a manuscript that I need to finish editing for the publisher, which has taken up most of my day.     But I owe an article, so here it is.  …

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Forty Acres and a Mule

  Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt, Coffee or your choice of hard pop on the counter, let’s talk.   If you somehow are completely without communication with the outside world, and yet get this weekly bitch session with yours surly, maybe you aren’t aware that it’s Black History Month.     Honestly, I can’t imagine how…

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The Swamp

  Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt, Coffee is on, have a sit. Let’s talk about swamps.    Calling things swamps has gotten a bad name over the last couple decades, now they’re “wetlands”.     See, a swamp; that’s stagnant water, rotting vegetation, mud and wasted land that would be fertile as hell if not for…

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Values

  Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt,   Have a seat, and pour yourself something, let’s talk for a moment. Now I could have named this column Fear too, but that’s a might corny even for me, so we’ll go with values. But before we get into that, let me point something out. Both sides loons…