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Attention Kos - Senilebiker is alive and well and trading under the name of peterfallow
So basically, I am tired of pretending to be someone else. I was the user who used to be known as Senilebiker - my choice - no complaints. One of my strongest views were that the US 2nd Amendment ...
peterfallow 02/24/2015 119 3 - -
Morning Open Thread - Winter Warmers
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peterfallow 02/09/2015 62 10 - -
Morning Open Thread - Both Sides Now
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peterfallow 02/02/2015 32 10 - -
Morning Open Thread - in the Belly of the Beast
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peterfallow 01/26/2015 65 10 - -
I have never seen anything as funny as SOTUS
Seriously, I have been watching the SOTUS broadcast and the only thing I can focus on is Boehners reaction, which is like watching someone with a Buttplug they never wanted.
peterfallow 01/20/2015 13 3 - -
Morning Open Thread - Shawarma, Doner, Gyros
Doner shop in Instanbul source Wiki Commons Good Morning ...
peterfallow 01/19/2015 46 13 - -
Morning Open Thread - History on your doorstep.
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peterfallow 01/12/2015 41 13 - -
Morning Open Thread - Culinary Draft II. Herbs and Spices.
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peterfallow 01/05/2015 69 16 - -
Morning Open Thread - Black Magic Woman
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peterfallow 12/29/2014 55 16 - -
Morning Open Thread - Culinary draft
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peterfallow 12/22/2014 52 12 1 -
Morning Open Thread - Holdover edition
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peterfallow 12/15/2014 23 10 - -
Torture report - still the same old excuses.
So, now the official report is out, and the conclusion is that - Yes the CIA used torture - and secondly it generated zero useful information, so the people concerned - Cheney, Heyden, Rodriguez ...
peterfallow 12/10/2014 6 3 - -
Morning Open Thread - History on Your Doorstep - Coal
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peterfallow 12/08/2014 38 11 - -
Morning Open Thread - Once more unto the breach, my friends
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peterfallow 12/03/2014 27 7 - -
Morning Open Thread - 6 degrees of peterfallow
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peterfallow 12/01/2014 59 12 - -
Morning Open Thread - Eating well on a budget
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peterfallow 11/24/2014 28 9 1 -
Morning Open Thread - Sign languages continued.
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peterfallow 11/17/2014 39 9 - -
Morning Open Thread - History on your Doorstep Part II
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peterfallow 11/10/2014 16 8 - -
Morning Open Thread - History on your Doorstep
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peterfallow 11/03/2014 58 12 - -
Florida Values - Black bears have more rights than black kids
So in Florida, it seems that it is perfectly ok to stalk and shoot a 17 year old black kid armed with Ice Tea and Skittles, but apparently shooting a 400 lb black bear that is trashing your house ...
peterfallow 10/27/2014 9 2 - -
Morning Open Thread - Monday, Monday
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peterfallow 10/27/2014 56 9 - -
Firefox Users - what is up ff 33?
I saw a diary a few days ago about someone experiencing problems with firefox 33, particularly wrt to DAily Kos. Later that day, my laptop auto loaded the new version (33), and since then everything ...
peterfallow 10/24/2014 37 8 - -
Hurricane Gonzalo's tail breaks new UK Wind Power Records
Yesterday (Tuesday) the UK generated more electricity with wind than with nuclear power for the first time. This was due to a combination of high winds from the tail end of Gonzalo and a significant ...
peterfallow 10/22/2014 6 26 - -
Morning open Thread - English, Irish and Scots Humor
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peterfallow 10/20/2014 24 10 1 -
Morning Open Thread - Belgian Musicians
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peterfallow 10/13/2014 39 11 - -
Morning Open Thread - concerto d'orange juice
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peterfallow 10/06/2014 22 7 - -
Morning Open Thread - Changing Wheels.
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peterfallow 09/29/2014 29 7 - -
Morning Open Thread - Altiports
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peterfallow 09/15/2014 16 14 - -
Morning Open Thread. - Oysters
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peterfallow 09/08/2014 41 12 - -
Morning Open Thread - Langenberg
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peterfallow 09/01/2014 35 9 - -
Michael Brown - 50 years - what has changed?
The last two weeks as I read the articles on the shooting of Michael Brown, and the reaction of the people of Ferguson, a tune has been playing in the back of my ear. Fifty years - almost my whole ...
peterfallow 08/25/2014 8 1 - -
Morning Open Thread - South Wales Exports
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peterfallow 08/25/2014 28 9 - -
Peter Capaldi rox Doctor Who
Just a quickie on the first episode of the new Doctor.. Lots of Meta for Whovians - how old is the Doctor?, why is he grey and wrinkled? Who frowned me this face? Lots of topical humor on the gay ...
peterfallow 08/23/2014 27 20 - -
Morning Open Thread - History on Your Doorstep, Smallpox Edition
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peterfallow 08/18/2014 23 17 - -
Ten Merlins over England
For the first time in 50 years, two Avro Lancaster WW2 heavy bombers flew information over England yesterday, accompanied by a Spitfire and a Hurricane. The two Lancasters, the British equivalent ...
peterfallow 08/14/2014 9 23 - -
Morning Open Thread - NATO Summit, Newport 2014
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peterfallow 08/11/2014 38 9 - -
Morning Open Thread - What's in your garden?
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peterfallow 08/04/2014 32 9 - -
Morning Open Thread - Monday Morning Sax
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peterfallow 07/28/2014 19 7 - -
Morning Open Thread : What's in your garden?
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peterfallow 07/21/2014 16 9 - -
Morning Open Thread - More sax in the morning.
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peterfallow 07/14/2014 25 9 - -
Morning Open Thread - Lazy Monday Edition.
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peterfallow 07/07/2014 24 7 - -
Tea Party Dream Team - Cruz/West plus full cabinet.
I found this over at Raw Story, and felt the need to share. I recommend going over there and reading TBogg's full post for his usual biting humor, but the video alone is worth the merriment. ...
peterfallow 07/02/2014 7 5 - -
Morning Open Thread - Vive la Difference - les Soixantehuitards
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peterfallow 06/30/2014 21 9 - -
Morning Open Thread - S*X in the Morning.
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peterfallow 06/23/2014 21 9 - -
Pigs Fly - Megyn Kelly slams Cheney.
I haven't seen this diaried here yet, but in an unprecedented outbreak of journalism, Fox News' Megyn Kelly rips into Dick Cheney for his track record over Iraq. This is covered in Raw Story ., and ...
peterfallow 06/19/2014 274 293 4 -
Morning Open Thread - Zydeco Free Mondays
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peterfallow 06/16/2014 22 8 - -
Morning Open Thread - Vive la Difference II
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peterfallow 06/09/2014 31 9 1 -
Morning Open Thread - Vive La Difference I
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peterfallow 06/02/2014 16 8 - -
Morning Open Thread - Kids with old computers!
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peterfallow 05/26/2014 33 12 - -
Morning Open Thread - Aberfan
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peterfallow 05/19/2014 31 8 - -
Karl Rove is still a master Spin Doctor - punks progressive blogs.
There have already been several diaries posted on Karl Rove's comments on Hillary Clinton's cerebral health, and much out rage that he should go there. You can go to TPM, ThinkProgress, Huffpost ...
peterfallow 05/13/2014 89 7 - -
Morning Open Thread - Woodstock UK
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peterfallow 05/12/2014 41 9 - -
Morning Open Thread - Hedjaz Railway Edition
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peterfallow 05/05/2014 27 10 - -
One rule for us - another rule for you
So, it seems that on the same (or almost) day that Darell Issa wants to invoke a contempt of congress on the IRS lady for invoking the 5th, Chris Christies BFF, "General" Samson wants to do the same ...
peterfallow 05/03/2014 3 4 - -
Morning Open Thread - More Cornwall.
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peterfallow 04/28/2014 21 9 - -
Morning Open Thread - Sounds that bring tears to your eyes.
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peterfallow 04/21/2014 28 13 - -
Teabagger challenger accuses Boehner of "Electile Dysfunction"
In the "you can't make this shit up" , Boehner's primary challenger has made a video accusing Boehner of suffering electile dysfunction. Judge for yourself - ...
peterfallow 04/14/2014 11 10 - -
Morning Open Thread - Memory Triggers
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peterfallow 04/14/2014 30 13 - -
NBC Sit com contest - My offer - "GUN NUTZ"
It seems that NBC are trying to crowd source ideas for a new sitcom to replace Seinfeld, Frenz or whatever. Dov12348 had a diary asking for ideas, but by the time I saw it and added my idea it was ...
peterfallow 04/11/2014 34 9 - -
Morning Open Thread - Been there, done that, got the t-shirt edition
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peterfallow 04/09/2014 14 8 - -
James O´Keefe gets his wrist slapped by Texas Judge
So O´Keefe tries a re run of his Acorn hit, but this time receives a major smackdown from a Texas Judge. It seems a coupleof months ago, O´Keefe´s Project Veritas released a video claiming ...
peterfallow 04/08/2014 20 34 - -
Morning Open Thread - Who you gonna call? Dambusters
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peterfallow 04/07/2014 22 12 - -
Morning Open Thread- 22 killed in clashes at Occupy Newport
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peterfallow 03/31/2014 25 11 - -
Morning Open Thread - History on your Doorstep III
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peterfallow 03/27/2014 25 11 - -
Morning Open Thread - Gathering no moss!
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peterfallow 03/24/2014 28 8 - -
M.O.T. Morning Open Thread - History on Your Doorstep II
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peterfallow 03/20/2014 19 6 - -
MOT-Morning Open Thread - History on your doorstep.
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peterfallow 03/17/2014 15 7 - -
MOT - Morning Open Thread. Earworms!
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peterfallow 03/10/2014 17 7 - -
MOT - Morning Open Thread - Rosenmontag Edition
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peterfallow 03/03/2014 28 7 - -
MOT - Morning Open Thread - Life cycles and the death of the iPod
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peterfallow 02/24/2014 49 15 - -
MOT- Morning Open Thread. Electronic Gizmos
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peterfallow 02/17/2014 20 6 - -
Morning Open Thread - MOT - Leningrad cowboys
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peterfallow 02/10/2014 23 7 - -
Economics 101 - The CBO report on ACA
There has been a lot of pearl clutching from the right about the CBO's estimate that the ACA will create a reduction in the supply of labor to the tune of 2 million FTE's. The report clearly states ...
peterfallow 02/05/2014 9 2 - -
Morning Open Thread - Beautiful Morning
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peterfallow 02/03/2014 31 7 - -
Bot attack? suspicious emails from MS and Apple
I just got 4 emails from Microsoft and Apple asking to confirm my email address for my non existent microsoft and Apple accounts. Any one know what's going on?
peterfallow 02/01/2014 35 4 - -
Doctor Who episode to have Victorian Theme
It seems that one of the episodes in the upcoming series will be set in Victorian times. According to South Wales Argus , the Who crew have been filming in A Victorian terraced street, aptly named ...
peterfallow 01/30/2014 9 12 - -
The 12 th Doctor is a nifty ageing mod.
The BBC has released pictures of Peter Capaldi in his costume for the series, and it it is way cool. The Time Lord in a dark blue Crombie coat: BBC unveils costume for 12th Doctor Snip Sporting ...
peterfallow 01/28/2014 33 20 1 -
Morning Open Thread - Grumpy Old Men
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peterfallow 01/27/2014 16 7 - -
Bridgegate : Kelly dumps/is dumped by lawyer. Now with Updates.
News coming out overnight is that Bridget Kelly and her lawyer Walter Timpone have parted ways. Timpone has confirmed this, and says it is due to a "conflict of interest" According to the Daily ...
peterfallow 01/22/2014 288 501 4 -
Morning Open Thread - What a drag it is getting old.
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peterfallow 01/20/2014 31 12 - -
Green German Power - another milestone passed. With update.
On Friday December 6th, renewable sources provided over one third of Germany's total demand for electricity - for the whole day. As you would expect in December, the vast majority of this was by ...
peterfallow 01/16/2014 48 76 2 -
Red Bull Hanger 7 - more aviation porn.
Last year, Mrs Fallow was working as a consultant at Red Bull's head office in Fuschle am See in Austria, and as my work is sporadic I joined her for a couple of weeks during the Summer. Fuschle ...
peterfallow 01/14/2014 25 18 - -
Morning Open Thread - Faits Divers
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peterfallow 01/13/2014 15 11 - -
Self described "half-man/half-robot" arrested with loaded pistol!
A court declared incompetent Minnesota man was arrested yesterday after burning his own house down, and was found to be carrying a loaded .380 pistol. The gentleman in question is convinced that he ...
peterfallow 01/07/2014 37 19 - -
RBKA: A Man's right to shower with his racoon shall not be infringed.
RBKA or the Right to Breed and Keep Animals is A Daily Kos group of animal lovers who have liberal values. We don't think that loving animals ( at least not physically, although we might indulge in ...
peterfallow 01/06/2014 71 24 - -
Criminally Insane Man arrested with 36 guns
According to an article in Raw Story this morning Florida police have arrested a man who had been judged criminally insane in 1992 (after killing a trucker) with 36 weapons and over 4000 rounds of ...
peterfallow 01/03/2014 331 162 - -
RBKA - Problems of gifting across state lines
RBKA or the Right to Breed and Keep Animals is A Daily Kos group of animal lovers who have liberal values. We don't think that loving animals ( at least not physically, although we might indulge in ...
peterfallow 12/11/2013 65 17 - -
Rolling Jubilee - time for Gates, Zuckerberg, and other dot com billionaires to step up to the plate
In A Raw Story article today, it was shown that a group of Occupy activists have raised some $400,000 to buy bad personal debt for pennies on the dollar, which they then forego and release the ...
peterfallow 12/01/2013 39 14 - -
Not single payer, but not "socialized medicine" Mrs F's recent experience of German health care.
Most of this diary has already been posted as a comment in this diary , but it did not get a lot of eyeballs, so I decided to make it into a (pimped and updated) diary. Last weekend Mrs F was ...
peterfallow 11/10/2013 12 38 1 -
RIP Elmore Leonard 1925 - 2013
Elmore Leonard, author of dozens of best sellers died to day aged 87. Elmore who started his career in an adverising agency started writing books in the 1950's, primarily Westerns, the most famous ...
peterfallow 08/20/2013 23 28 - -
House GOP go for Obamacare repeal #40
Just a short diary, but according to Huffpo , the Republican GOP is trying yet again for the 40th time to repeal Obamcare by defunding it. This has zero chance of going anywhere, and is a waste of ...
peterfallow 07/27/2013 4 1 - -
GZ not in State Pen, but gets a life sentence anyway
George Zimmermann may have been acquitted in court, but his life is over as he once knew it. Since the time he shot Trayvon Martin, he has been in hiding, and on the few occasions he ventured out, ...
peterfallow 07/14/2013 30 9 - -
Leonard Cohen, Mannheim 6/28. Good news for wrinkly Kossacks
Last night, Mrs Fallow gave me a really nice surprise by taking me to a Leonard Cohen concert in Mannheim,near Heidelberg, Germany. She had kept it a secret, just telling me that I had to make ...
peterfallow 06/29/2013 73 67 - -
How to protect yourself from gun violence.
I have tended to stay out of the RKBA vs gun control diaries for a couple of weeks, because it was like groundhog day - same names same comments ad nauseum.* But an article in the UK Daily Mail ...
peterfallow 03/26/2013 33 9 1 -
Pew releases a new survey on gun ownership
Pew Research has released a new survey on gun ownership which compliments surveys they have carried out over the last 20 years. The main takeaways that they highlight are that whereas in the 90's ...
peterfallow 03/13/2013 38 8 - -
Guns don't kill people - dogs kill people
From the "you couldn't make this shit up" department, a Florida resident was shot in the leg by his dog today. From Raw Story Police in Sebring, Florida say a man told them that his dog ...
peterfallow 02/26/2013 48 13 - -
Hubble bubble,toil and trouble! 3 repub sisters off to jail
A Pennsylvania senator, supreme court judge and activist are all off to the pokey for theft of services and conspiracy. A Supreme Court justice, a court aide and a former state senator - all three ...
peterfallow 02/23/2013 18 16 - -
AMAZON's Kindle Fire is a useless POS for expats.
As an expat Brit in Germany, I have been waiting since February to get my hands on a Kindle Fire, which was slated to go on sale in January. Eventually, they released it with the upgrade and it was ...
peterfallow 12/08/2012 60 14 - -
Randy Newman- "dreaming of a white President"
I have loved Randy Newman's music since I first heard him on the BBC around 1970, and one of my favorite albums is Rednecks. So for the 2012 election, he has released a new song which is a parody ...
peterfallow 09/18/2012 13 19 2 237
Market Reaction to SCOTUS decision.
Short diary, but haven't seen it covered elsewhere. According to Yahoo Finance at this time, health insurance share prices are down between 1.5% and 6%, while hospital groups shares are rising ...
peterfallow 06/28/2012 6 11 - 205
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