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Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Scientist Say There is Proof That Trump is " The Devil "




 I never thought I'd see the day when true evil would win over good. It is indeed a time to really make your peace with God. 

I am going to have to say goodbye to some friends soon that I simply can't have in my life, if Trump wins again. I literally don't think he will accept it if he's told he lost. The ego, and the pure and in your face narcissism is mind boggling. 

I knew there was still a lot of racism in the world, but this asshole is just too much. He's rude, he's ugly,  his kids are little assholes like him. They are all obviously getting paid for some B.S. job on taxpayers money. 

And what the hell has he done in 4 years? 
See, the mistake you Trumpers make is thinking that it's liberal lefts that hat him. No, I am pretty darn conservative. But I know a liar when I see one. 

It's not about loving Biden either, it's just that Trump cares about no one but himself. He thinks he's God. He isn't though. He's the DEVIL. 

Just remember, if he wins, it's not just those racist assholes who's stupid street name I won't even repeat -that will want to see and will cause civil unrest. There are no winners, because there is so much hate. HE has cause SO MUCH HATE. 

More thoughts on this later, I need to go walk on the beach and eat some tacos....

Sunday, October 11, 2020

Caitlyn Jenner, a Longtime Republican, Revoked Support for Trump Long Ago, and She's Only One of Many. But Let's Look at Who's Still in the Brainwashed Category


 Well of course she supports Trump-she's blonde now! 


"4 those who wonder-back in the day when I was called a 'liberal' by journalists, I used to answer-'I'm not a Liberal, I'm a radical' & I still am-I voted Trump 2 shake up the status quo & the staid establishment," Barr tweeted in December

It's pretty despicable, but here's what she said: Barr appeared contrite but not deterred: she was sorry for the jobs on her show that were lost. She saw, in the fullness of time, that calling someone the bastard offspring of the Muslim Brotherhood and an ape might be construed as a little racist. But if you think you have hit the hard-stop of her hooligan offence-giving, you would be wrong: she also thinks George Soros is a “Nazi who turned in his fellow Jews to be murdered.” It’s a bizarre charge to make of a man who evaded the Nazis at the age of 13 and has fought fascism ever since, but when your weather cock is resolutely set to “anything a liberal might disagree with”, the side-effects can be unfortunate. Before you know it, you believe Hillary Clinton began a paedophile ring and used children on pizzas in place of pepperoni. Or something … it must be true, because CNN isn’t covering it

Read more on the Queen of Karen's racist thoughts spewed out of her gross fat mouth. Yes, I just said that. It's my blog, I can call her what I want. 



I want to talk about Caitlyn Jenner though. Well some may consider ' her ' a champion for the transgender community, let's be real. She's a jaded man who thought as soon as she had a vagina, she would land a big hunky black guy like all his step daughters.  HE IS JADED. And confused in so many ways. 



Jenner says Trump is setting the trans community back ‘20 years.’ She is finally waking up to the damage many transgender people saw coming far, far earlier.




Well folks, it's getting down to the last few weeks. So I ask you the most important question you should ask yourself...please read this old but profound article about Jenner's confusing on and off again support of Trump. The funny thing is, I bet a million bucks she ends up voting for him again. Why? Because " she " is a drama queen wanna be! 

  Read the full article HERE




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Thursday, October 8, 2020

Halloween Pop Up on Alki Beach Hosted by Seattle Candy Company! With Free Candy for Kids Halloween 2020

 


Seattle Candy Comes to the rescue this year! 

They say it's not safe to trick-or-treat?! While this may be correct, visiting our FREE pop up this year is as safe as going to a store to get candy! 



We also will be selling a few special holiday inspired items, and while we do take cash, please bring 1.00 bills and change, and of course we take credit and debit. 



 We also sell items on our website which you can go to HERE

    please note that our website is changing platforms so our future domain that we own, www.seattlecandycompany.com will be live by Halloween but likely not before. I am rebuilding the site. So please email us at xanalandsite@gmail.com ) 



I don't know about you, but missing the state fair this year really made me crave candy apples and caramel apples 



Decadent yet simple, we will have a few iems to DIE FOR! And a lot of regular candy to give away! 


We will be setting up 1-3 tents next to the Statue of Liberty on Halloween from 2 p.m. until 9 p.m. for more info or to ask any questions email me at xanalandsite@gmail.com 

206-867-0786


Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Studies Show That Men Who Tested Positive Covid-19 Are High Risk for Impotence, Other Sex Malfunctions


 study shows Covid has a huge affect on men's sex drive and performance ability 

Well, this is truly tragic, I wonder how Trump is fairing. Of course, he's more prone to just " grab a woman by the pussy " -essentially admitting to being a  perpreterator  of  sexual assault 

 

Coronavirus warning after study suggests COVID-19 could do this to men's sexual health

CORONAVIRUS throws up new insights seemingly on a daily basis, as scientists track the spread and impact of the pathogen as it infects populations. A new study investigating the effects of the virus on male sex hormones suggest it could lead to sexual health problem in men. A new study has shed further light on the effects of the coronavirus on men.




Blood samples from Covid-19 patients in a small-scale study indicate what could be a testicle malfunction.


Read more here: 





Thousands of Republicans Surveyed will Reluctantly Vote for Biden~Look at Some Historical Famous Party Switchers

 




"There is danger in reckless change, but greater danger in blind conservatism "

Henry George 



Perhaps one of the most famous party switchers

 Henry George 

HUNDRED YEARS AGO a young unknown printer in San Francisco wrote a book he called Progress and Poverty. He wrote after his daily working hours, in the only leisure open to him for writing. He had no real training in political economy. Indeed he had stopped schooling in the seventh grade in his native Philadelphia, and shipped before the mast as a cabin boy, making a complete voyage around the world.


 Three years later, he was halfway through a second voyage as able seaman when he left the ship in San Francisco and went to work as a journeyman printer. After that he took whatever honest job came to hand. All he knew of economics were the basic rules of Adam Smith, David Ricardo, and other economists, and the new philosophies of Herbert Spencer and John Stuart Mill, much of which he gleaned from reading in public libraries and from his own painstakingly amassed library. Marx was yet to be translated into English.

George was endowed for his job. He was curious and he was alertly attentive to all that went on around him. He had that rarest of all attributes in the scholar and historian that gift without which all education is useless. He had mother wit. He read what he needed to read, and he understood what he read. And he was fortunate; he lived and worked in a rapidly developing society. George had the unique opportunity of studying the formation of a civilization -- the change of an encampment into a thriving metropolis. He saw a city of tents and mud change into a fine town of paved streets and decent housing, with tramways and buses. And as he saw the beginning of wealth, he noted the first appearance of pauperism. He saw degradation forming as he saw the advent of leisure and affluence, and he felt compelled to discover why they arose concurrently.

The result of his inquiry, Progress and Poverty, is written simply, but so beautifully that it has been compared to the very greatest works of the English language. But George was totally unknown, and so no one would print his book. He and his friends, also printers, set the type themselves and ran off an author's edition which eventually found its way into the hands of a New York publisher, D. Appleton & Co. An English edition soon followed which aroused enormous interest. Alfred Russel Wallace, the English scientist and writer, pronounced it "the most remarkable and important book of the present century." It was not long before George was known internationally.

This image (from a Henry George Cigar box) reflects George's fame at the time of his run for the Mayoralty of New York in 1886 (and later in 1897). George outpolled a young Theodore Roosevelt, but lost to machine Democrat Abraham Hewitt. The rooster was George's campaign icon, and his slogan was "The democracy of Thomas Jefferson. And although the cigars were advertised "for men", George was in fact an outspoken advocate for women's suffrage.

During his lifetime, he became the third most famous man in the United States, only surpassed in public acclaim by Thomas Edison and Mark Twain. George was translated into almost every language that knew print, and some of the greatest, most influential thinkers of his time paid tribute. Leo Tolstoy's appreciation stressed the logic of George's exposition: "The chief weapon against the teaching of Henry George was that which is always used against irrefutable and self-evident truths. This method, which is still being applied in relation to George, was that of hushing up .... People do not argue with the teaching of George, they simply do not know it." John Dewey fervently stressed the originality of George's work, stating that, "Henry George is one of a small number of definitely original social philosophers that the world has produced," and "It would require less than the fingers of the two hands to enumerate those who, from Plato down, rank with Henry George among the world's social philosophers." And Bernard Shaw, in a letter to my mother, Anna George, years later wrote, "Your father found me a literary dilettante and militant rationalist in religion, and a barren rascal at that. By turning my mind to economics he made a man of me...."

Inevitably he was reviled as well as idolized. The men who believed in what he advocated called themselves disciples, and they were in fact nothing less: working to the death, proclaiming, advocating, haranguing, and proselytizing the idea. But it was not implemented by blood, as was communism, and so was not forced on people's attention. Shortly after George's death, it dropped out of the political field. Once a badge of honor, the title, "Single Taxer," came into general disuse. Except in Australia and New Zealand, Taiwan and Hong Kong and scattered cities around the world, his plan of social action has been neglected while those of Marx, Keynes, Galbraith and Friedman have won great attention, and Marx's has been given partial implementation, for a time, at least, in large areas of the globe.

But nothing that has been tried satisfies. We, the people, are locked in a death grapple and nothing our leaders offer, or are willing to offer, mitigates our troubles. George said, "The people must think because the people alone can act."

We have reached the deplorable circumstance where in large measure a very powerful few are in possession of the earth's resources, the land and its riches and all the franchises and other privileges that yield a return. These positions are maintained virtually without taxation; they are immune to the demands made on others. The very poor, who have nothing, are the object of compulsory charity. And the rest -- the workers, the middle-class, the backbone of the country -- are made to support the lot by their labor.

We are taxed at every point of our lives, on everything we earn, on everything we save, on much that we inherit, on much that we buy at every stage of the manufacture and on the final purchase. The taxes are punishing, crippling, demoralizing. Also they are, to a great extent, unnecessary.

But our system, in which state and federal taxes are interlocked, is deeply entrenched and hard to correct. Moreover, it survives because it is based on bewilderment; it is maintained in a manner so bizarre and intricate that it is impossible for the ordinary citizen to know what he owes his government except with highly paid help. We support a large section of our government (the Internal Revenue Service) to prove that we are breaking our own laws. And we support a large profession (tax lawyers) to protect us from our own employees. College courses are given to explain the tax forms which would otherwise be quite unintelligible.

All this is galling and destructive, but it is still, in a measure, superficial. The great sinister fact, the one that we must live with, is that we are yielding up sovereignty. The nation is no longer comprised of the thirteen original states, nor of the thirty-seven younger sister states, but of the real powers: the cartels, the corporations. Owning the bulk of our productive resources, they are the issue of that concentration of ownership that George saw evolving, and warned against.

These multinationals are not American any more. Transcending nations, they serve not their country's interests, but their own. They manipulate our tax policies to help themselves. They determine our statecraft. They are autonomous. They do not need to coin money or raise armies. They use ours.

And in opposition rise up the great labor unions. In the meantime, the bureaucracy, both federal and local, supported by the deadly opposing factions, legislate themselves mounting power never originally intended for our government and exert a ubiquitous influence which can be, and often is, corrupt.

I do not wish to be misunderstood as falling into the trap of the socialists and communists who condemn all privately owned business, all factories, all machinery and organizations for producing wealth. There is nothing wrong with private corporations owning the means of producing wealth. Georgists believe in private enterprise, and in its virtues and incentives to produce at maximum efficiency. It is the insidious linking together of special privilege, the unjust outright private ownership of natural or public resources, monopolies, franchises, that produce unfair domination and autocracy.

The means of producing wealth differ at the root: some is thieved from the people and some is honestly earned. George differentiated; Marx did not. The consequences of our failure to discern lie at the heart of our trouble.

This clown civilization is ours. We chose this of our own free will, in our own free democracy, with all the means to legislate intelligently readily at hand. We chose this because it suited a few people to have us do so. They counted on our mental indolence and we freely and obediently conformed. We chose not to think.

An image of developing civilization: "The Story of the Savannah" from the set of illustrations done for Progress and Poverty in the 1950s by Henry George School Director Robert Clancy.

Henry George was a lucid voice, direct and bold, that pointed out basic truths, that cut through the confusion which developed like rot. Each age has known such diseases and each age has gone down for lack of understanding. It is not valid to say that our times are more complex than ages past and therefore the solution must be more complex. The problems are, on the whole, the same. The fact that we now have electricity and computers does not in any way controvert the fact that we can succumb to the injustices that toppled Rome.

To avert such a calamity, to eliminate involuntary poverty and unemployment, and to enable each individual to attain his maximum potential, George wrote his extraordinary treatise a hundred years ago. His ideas stand: he who makes should have; he who saves should enjoy; what the community produces belongs to the community for communal uses; and God's earth, all of it, is the right of the people who inhabit the earth. In the words of Thomas Jefferson, "The earth belongs in usufruct to the living."

This is simple and this is unanswerable. The ramifications may not be simple but they do not alter the fundamental logic.

There never has been a time in our history when we have needed so sorely to hear good sense, to learn to define terms exactly, to draw reasonable conclusions. As George said, "The truth that I have tried to make clear will not find easy acceptance. If that could be, it would have been accepted long ago. If that could be, it would never have been obscured."

We are on the brink. It is possible to have another Dark Ages. But in George there is a voice of hope.         -New York, January, 1979


We will be featuring a different party switcher every day until election



Friday, July 24, 2020

Need to Vent? Why Not Vent on Your Very Own Blog!




So easy a monkey could do it! And free too! Let me get my breakfast going and I'll be right back to write this easy how to use blogger!




 Keep your friends by venting on a blog instead of spilling out every single thought on your social media accounts. Trust us! Your as exhausting to your friends as you seem to feel, if that makes any sense. Doesn't matter, this is YOUR blog! You can write whatever you want. If this freedom is not appealing to you, maybe you really are a troll just out to upset people. It is something you should consider. 


Okay, breakfast now, finish my blog later. 


Friday, July 17, 2020

A Special Message for People that Say Covid-19 is " Just a Virus "

Don't Stand Alone Stand with Science 











“Chickenpox is a virus. Lots of people have had it, and probably don't think about it much once the initial illness has passed. But it stays in your body and lives there forever, and maybe when you're older, you have debilitatingly painful outbreaks of shingles. You don't just get over this virus in a few weeks, never to have another health effect. We know this because it's been around for years, and has been studied medically for years.

Herpes is also a virus. And once someone has it,


it stays in your body and lives there forever, and anytime they get a little run down or stressed-out they're going to have an outbreak. Maybe every time you have a big event coming up (school pictures, job interview, big date) you're going to get a cold sore. For the rest of your life. You don't just get over it in a few weeks. We know this because it's been around for years, and been studied medically for years.

HIV is a virus. It attacks the immune system and makes the carrier far more vulnerable to other illnesses. It has a list of symptoms and negative health impacts that goes on and on. It was decades before viable treatments were developed that allowed people to live with a reasonable quality of life. Once you have it, it lives in your body forever and there is no cure. Over time, that takes a toll on the body, putting people living with HIV at greater risk for health conditions such as cardiovascular disease, kidney disease, diabetes, bone disease, liver disease, cognitive disorders, and some types of cancer. We know this because it has been around for years, and had been studied medically for years.

Now with COVID-19, we have a novel virus that spreads rapidly and easily. The full spectrum of symptoms and health effects is only just beginning to be cataloged, much less understood.
So far the symptoms may include:
Fever
Fatigue
Coughing
Pneumonia
Chills/Trembling
Acute respiratory distress
Lung damage (potentially permanent)
Loss of taste (a neurological symptom)
Sore throat
Headaches
Difficulty breathing
Mental confusion
Diarrhea
Nausea or vomiting
Loss of appetite
Strokes have also been reported in some people who have COVID-19 (even in the relatively young)
Swollen eyes
Blood clots
Seizures
Liver damage
Kidney damage
Rash
COVID toes (weird, right?)

People testing positive for COVID-19 have been documented to be sick even after 60 days. Many people are sick for weeks, get better, and then experience a rapid and sudden flare up and get sick all over again. A man in Seattle was hospitalized for 62 days, and while well enough to be released, still has a long road of recovery ahead of him. Not to mention a $1.1 million medical bill.

Then there is MIS-C. Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children is a condition where different body parts can become inflamed, including the heart, lungs, kidneys, brain, skin, eyes, or gastrointestinal organs. Children with MIS-C may have a fever and various symptoms, including abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea, neck pain, rash, bloodshot eyes, or feeling extra tired. While rare, it has caused deaths.

This disease has not been around for years. It has basically been 6 months. No one knows yet the long-term health effects, or how it may present itself years down the road for people who have been exposed. We literally *do not know* what we do not know.

For those in our society who suggest that people being cautious are cowards, for people who refuse to take even the simplest of precautions to protect themselves and those around them, I want to ask, without hyperbole and in all sincerity:
How dare you?

How dare you risk the lives of others so cavalierly. How dare you decide for others that they should welcome exposure as

Saturday, July 11, 2020

Businesses We Regret to Predict Are on Their Way Out Due to Covid-19



You know what I am the most bugged about? Why were small clothing stores ever closed? There was never a good reason. We may still lose a few clothing  stores in West Seattle - where I live - and we've already lost a few. 

Here are my predictions so far as to businesses that will probably not survive the Covid pandemic. 

1. Bars. When I think of scenes from all my favorite movies, memories from my own life, and think of how many people bars employ... this really makes me sad. 


2. Restaurants. While I hope I am wrong about this but honestly, I have to say I agree with most of what the news is saying:  a lot of restaurants may not make it through this or the next virus which could soon follow. This, while sad, may not be such a bad thing. There really are too many restaurants and not enough food trucks! 



I think we need to get some new laws going too, that make the fees for parking a food truck less, open up the waterfront in Seattle, and Alki Beach for food trucks. The laws saying they can't park there are vague as to why. I figured it was about the seagulls and seals, but it's supposedly about protecting local businesses. Well, I argue that the local businesses are failing on their own. There's a HUGE parking lot -the boat launch facing the skyline of Seattle, and as of now the restaurant Marination is the only restaurant that benefits from it. If food trucks came up with a real plan and were held liable to pick up all trash and created a rotating schedule of say 2-3 trucks during the week and 6-8 on weekends, well what would that hurt? Depending on the Covid, it may be too hard to do that many if it attracts crowds but again, that parking lot is HUGE! 


Don't get me started on Salty's. Their manager pretty much begged me to take my review down. They are so overpriced and their food is so mediocre, why not let some food trucks share the wealth? 


Then we have Duke's who just got shut down over a rash of Covid cases. They have ONE thing that I love on their menu, and I actually made it myself from memory of taste. It's mussels in a hot sauce with sourdough bread. Let's not forget about the 2-3 restaurant spaces that can't manage to stay open for more than a few months. The bars down there are on borrowed time. So again, why not allow at least a few food trucks down there? I will be actively looking into this.



3. House Cleaning Businesses. Now hear me out, because I used to own one. People do not need help cleaning their house if their kids are home and their husbands are working at home. If this pandemic gets worse, and kids are kept home, maybe it's time to get the kids on board with helping more around the house. And if I may be so blunt, many of the local  cleaning businesses hire or are Mexican and Hispanic. They are very high risk for Covid. I would not want to take that risk until we know more about this virus. Is it really worth it just so you don't have to clean your own toilet? 


4. Cruise Ship Industry. I don't pretend to know about every business, and I have never been on a cruise, but here is an interesting article about it... it reads "Thomas Gilbert, an economics professor at the University of Washington, said our saving grace in Western Washington is the tech industry, which provides thousands to earn a good, steady paycheck and work remotely. However, he says so many other industries have been financially ruined by this crisis and may never return." Gilbert said he is hopeful that many restaurants will weather the crisis; other experts say a large percentage of restaurants will close permanently. 


He said he believes COVID-19 is a death sentence for retail. "This (sector) was already on a down slide from the past decade, and this crisis is the last nail in the coffin," he said. "I think standard malls, I'm thinking Northgate Mall and so on, (it) is over." Other industries that will struggle include cruise ship companies. "I think in Seattle, the cruise ship industry is not coming back (with) the disaster stories we’ve heard unfortunately about cruises," Gilbert said. "People are not going to go back on cruises." Read more HERE
5. Big retail stores. I'm talking about Macy's and the like. This is no big news. Luckily for those of us that love certain brands, we will always have online stores to shop at. Still, during Christmas, we will all surely miss shopping at Macy's, Bloomingdale's, and all the other stores we all love to visit during the  holidays.  Many other small businesses as well will close over the virus. The Washington Post published this in May. That was before the numbers skyrocketed in June and July.

I guess we can say goodbye to parades as well

It reads "Tearful, heartfelt announcements about small-business closures are popping up on websites and Facebook pages around the country. Analysts warn this is only the beginning of the worst wave of small-business bankruptcies and closures since the Great Depression. It’s simply not possible for small businesses to survive with no income coming in for weeks followed by reopening at half capacity, many owners say. Read more HERE.  




Live music/event ticketing companies are hanging on by a thread. I found a pretty good article on Billboard, however their website SUCKS! I LOATHE websites with SO many ads that you can't even read the damn article! 
Lastly, and most importantly, it's predicted that 40% of black owned businesses will not make it. Think about that. African Americans are high risk for Covid-19 AND losing their businesses. Think of that $1200.00 they gave "everyone" in the stimulus package, is that not precisely the cost for 1 person to get cremated?
Remember to think for yourself 

Read more about all the black owned businesses that are closing HERE



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