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Xipe Totec

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The strange story of the SS Warimoo, or, Does anybody really know what time it is?

The date was 30 December 1899. Know what this means? First Mate Payton broke in, we're only a few miles from the intersection of the Equator and the International Date Line...


Yesterday in line to vote in deepest South Texas

McAllen. Ground Zero for the immigration debate, family separations, and assorted goose stepping Trumpian policies.

In a long line, on the first day of early voting, I see two elderly black women. One in her sixties, the other in her 80's and walking with the help of a cane and the younger black woman.

As they advance in line they turn around and scan the long lines. They see me, watching them. I bow slightly and smile. They smile back and proceed along the line to exercise their civic duty, and their right.

I'm left with a lump in my throat and follow them in line to perform mine.

Titan Arum - Morticia is blooming tonight!

But first you'll have to watch a Chipotle commercial (At least I did). Not the best product tie-in, but whatever.


We use the term trivial in a dismissive way. But what does it actually mean?

I'll let you ponder that.

Why is something trivial, trivial?

Cinco siglos igual - Mercedes Sosa, Victor Heredia, Leon Gieco - (Five Centuries, no Change)

Beto coming to McAllen!

Beto O'Rourke and Congressman Joe Kennedy III are heading back near MCALLEN! Beto wants to meet you and share details on how we can keep Texas moving forward. Please join us to talk about this historic race for the U.S. Senate.

Beto and Joe Kennedy III in McAllen!
McAllen Convention Center
700 Convention Center Blvd., McAllen, TX
Saturday, October 13, 2:15 PM

Sign up:


Vota por Beto y bota al otro vato

(Vote for Beto and boot the other dude).

CNN & MSNBC simulcasted the same Susan Collins interview. what are the odds?

The single most important qualification for any Supreme Court Justice,

is an unimpeachable reputation.


Latin, though not American.

Joaquín Sabina is highly regarded in Latin America.

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