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Wow! My wife and I celebrated our second on 29th Jan. She went to spend sometime with her parents yesterday and I already feel like, "What is the purpose of my life?". I can barely imagine how awesome this is for you guys.
Congratulations for all the good, bad and ugly times you would have had together.
Government can give you nothing but what it takes from somebody else. A government big enough to give you everything you want is big enough to take everything you've got, including your freedom.-Ezra Taft Benson
You must accept 1 of 2 basic premises: Either we are alone in the universe or we are not alone. Either way, the implications are staggering!-Wernher von Braun
So yesterday I received my new very portable Short Wave radio (SWL, only). I was playing around and setting some of the 550 presets (like two or three per band, including the time signal).
A fair number of the national broadcasts are gone (my main interest)
Anyway - back to the story. The voices - so countrified (by design?)
- preaching their idea of the word of deity (and how all others will be damned in hell)
- right-wing politics, conspiracy theories, and anti-vaccination comments.
- proper interpretations of scientific data (and more coverups).
- New feature: everyone's got a website and email.
And everyone's selling stuff (prayer shawls, paid-casts, books,etc. A general testimony to the verification that the supply of morons is not only substantial but persistent, as well. I'm not sure how this fits in with Darwin, evolution, and survival of the fittest(maybe that's why they know Darwin's work is a fraud!).
There are AM (=MW) and FM radio bands, too . . . so it will be useful for quite some time.
Pretty much the same offerings as ever, minus some of the more useful broadcasts. These SW voices broadcast, and for all they know, they're talking to no one. The denial of reality now dominates the radio bands like never before. They must 'know something' - for one cannot be a successful con-man without knowing something.
One cannot help but keep coming back to the thought that these voices understand the pulse of the teaming herds and unwashed masses. Endlessly sowing distrust and fear.
Wherever you are, it is time for you to say: "It can happen here"