Paranoia Pt 2 (The Deep shit state)

What is prompting this thread is the book I opened again in the middle of last night when I couldn’t sleep “1920, The year of…” I read a passage that presumed to explain a long standing mystery…..What were Sacco and Vanzetti guilty of if anything. I’ll get to that in later posts. But it reminded […]

Paranoia Pt 1

……………………………Pages………Hits………Bandwidth ph Philippines ph…… 13,847.. 14,925…. 296.13 MB us United States us… 6,761…. 12,671….. 436.29 MB cn China cn…………….. 2,858….. 2,872….. 13.08 MB Looking at my blog stats this morning put this frosting on the cake of my thoughts about paranoia. a subject occasionally touched in this blog. Its been sort of a lifelong nuisance […]

A new Era of paranoia?

This mornings anonymous emailer sent me a gracious if paranoid message to my reply about the District’s Building sales. Let me first mention that what caught my attention about the email was the tag end that said it was encrypted to guarantee anonymity. I had just read a news story in the wake of Yahoo’s […]

Pickle relish and ketchup on my Deep State, Please?

Mother nature woke me at 4AM. The “Deep State” prevented me from going back into a deep sleep. Before I launch into my thoughts about national paranoia I’ll start with local paranoia. I often mentioned the slogan I jokingly suggest should be our school board’s operating principle: “Just because you’re paranoid DOESN’T mean that someone […]

A pleasant day ends with a nightmare

I got my grandson’s to school a little after eight and scurried home to prepare for a meeting with my fellow school board members and the Superintendent. BUT AT NO TIME WAS THERE A QUORUM WHICH VIOLATED THE MINNESOTA OPEN MEETING LAW!!!!! This is something new that Supt. Gronseth ran with. He is meeting once […]

Julius H. Barnes

Last night when I woke up in the middle of the night I picked up the book 1920 – The Year of the Six Presidents. Its an engaging book and so far most of the chapters have been excellent summaries of these past and yet-to-be Presidents. A long look at the bibliography and chapter notes […]

Friends in strange places

The Duluth School Board is and ought to be paranoid about voters who distrust it. We should be especially concerned about driving more of them to paranoia. That fear was on my mind when I wrote an op-ed piece a year ago lamenting the continuing 709 feud with Duluth’s charter school, locally known as “Edison.” […]