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Mike Shields commented on Terry McKenna's blog post They killed a white woman this time.
"From Rob Wittman: " Whenever I go to Wal-Mart, there is usually a person there, by the door, who checks receipts and looks in the bags to make sure we're not stealing. Whenever the person sitting there is white, I get by them without ever…"
16 hours ago
Mike Shields commented on nanatehay's blog post goodbye, brother
"Very sorry to read of this."
Jul 9
Mike Shields commented on Ron Powell's blog post Father's Day in Two Words
"Comment by Safe Bet's Amy yesterday I need three words:  Fuck that drunk! Hoping not to hijack Ron's post too badly, but Amy, as a not insignificant number of alcoholic fathers had a tendency to sexually abuse their…"
Jun 18
Mike Shields commented on Mike Shields's blog post My Son's Cat
"Thanks JMac!.  Amy, karma IS a bitch."
Jun 16
JMac1949 Today commented on Mike Shields's blog post My Son's Cat
"Great kitty pic.  R&L"
Jun 16
Safe Bet's Amy commented on Mike Shields's blog post My Son's Cat
"Yes, because looking at cat pictures are so much better than actually looking at and acknowledging that karma is a total bitch when the NRA poster boy for giving the mentally ill access to weapons gets shot by the exact same monster HE created.…"
Jun 16
Mike Shields commented on Safe Bet's Amy's blog post Bill Maher - DNC Darling... Hillary Supporter... Racist... Sexist... Bigot...
"SBA quote: "He also has a LOOOONNNNGGGG track record of being a bigot, misogynist and racist." and "He also regularly spews a host of insults about the Koran, Muslims, and Islam in general." So, why hasn't Trump put this…"
Jun 5
Maui Surfer commented on Mike Shields's blog post Destroying Dixie: Confederate Monument Removal
May 22
Ron Powell commented on Mike Shields's blog post Destroying Dixie: Confederate Monument Removal
"@Mike; The fun part of the exercise is to acquire a documentary history of the United States and lay it side by side with the Aptheker materials, as I did as a student, and see how intertwined and interwoven the histories are... My take is this: If…"
May 22
Maui Surfer commented on Mike Shields's blog post Destroying Dixie: Confederate Monument Removal
"Aptheker faced the facts the same way I did ... he went down South during the apartheid years and saw it for himself. Remember polka-dot hats?"
May 21
Ron Powell commented on Mike Shields's blog post Destroying Dixie: Confederate Monument Removal
"@Amy; I was somewhat annoyed with the Wikipedia entry mysel...I would think that if there's an influence or bias in Aptheker's writing it more likely is the result of his Jewish heritage not his ideological leanings... However, I could…"
May 21
Ron Powell commented on Mike Shields's blog post Destroying Dixie: Confederate Monument Removal
"@Mike; There is no "Aptheker's take". What you'll find is a,cimprehensive copendium of documents dating back to the pre colonial period through the Civil Rights Movement. The volumes covers every law, regulation, ordinace, court…"
May 21
Mike Shields commented on Mike Shields's blog post Destroying Dixie: Confederate Monument Removal
"Good link Maui."
May 21
Mike Shields commented on Mike Shields's blog post Destroying Dixie: Confederate Monument Removal
"Well Amy,  I try to spend time examining legitimate sources instead of sources that just make info up to fit the beliefs of juvenile minded emotional train wrecks but I am interested to read Aptheker's take on it."
May 21
Maui Surfer commented on Mike Shields's blog post Destroying Dixie: Confederate Monument Removal
"This is far too nice but very very truthful --- http://www.salon.com/2017/05/21/slavery-is-americas-pre-existing-condition/"
May 21
Safe Bet's Amy commented on Mike Shields's blog post Destroying Dixie: Confederate Monument Removal
"He's hard to see behind the red dot, but that is Mikie proudly standing at the peak of Mt. Stupid."
May 21

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My Son's Cat

Posted on June 16, 2017 at 7:25am 3 Comments

Meh, seems like an above average amount of murder and mayhem going on lately, so, for a bit of possible relief, a picture of my son's interesting cat:…

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Destroying Dixie: Confederate Monument Removal

Posted on May 16, 2017 at 5:39pm 90 Comments

You would think that having a great, great grandfather on my father's side who fought for the Confederacy as a member of the 39th North Carolina would make me irritated that many areas of the South are removing their Confederate monuments, but it doesn't, we…

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A life well lived? No, but of it was interesting at times. Book Available

Posted on March 17, 2017 at 1:18pm 7 Comments

Well, Boanerges suggested I post more stories. After I got finished typing them out, I had enough material for a short book available from Amazon/Kindle.

It is a book for adults as some of the content is pretty rough. Many may find it offensive as well. 

The ebook has a minor formatting…

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A life well lived? No, but it was interesting at times.

Posted on February 18, 2017 at 9:30am 11 Comments

Some life trivia. The above photo is of a newspaper article in the Virginian Pilot from Nov. 23, 1989. Backstory: I needed a full time job while in college and a friend of mine's older brother said he could get me a job with a local private security company. I did not realize what I…

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