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Dave E.
Interests: Fishing, obviously. Lately I have gotten into vegetable gardening, with mixed success so far. I love works about history, American and otherwise, cooking good food and accompanying that with some good drink, if you know what I mean. I love a good political debate when people of different perspectives, but good will, talk in good faith. Er, or I mostly miss that.
Recent Activity
So I've pretty much had it with China and its fucked up trade attitude. I'm going to do everything I can to avoid buying products made in China. It's not a matter of cost, it's the principle of not buying... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2019 at Fish Fear Me
...Who tends to root for the creature about to be eaten alive: Octopus sucks onto blogger's face as she tries to eat it alive via @MailOnline— Tom Elliott (@tomselliott) May 7, 2019 Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2019 at Fish Fear Me
There is no occupation of Gaza, there hasn't been for 14 years. And if Gazans would act like humans instead of barbarians there wouldn't be any crises at all. How many more protesters must be shot, rockets must be fired,... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2019 at Fish Fear Me
You can hear Margaret Sanger cheering all the way from Hell: Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2019 at Fish Fear Me
Mohamed Noor was convicted on one count each of Murder in the 3rd Degree and Manslaughter in the 2nd Degree. He was acquitted on the charge of Murder in the 2nd Degree. He was immediately taken into custody and will... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2019 at Fish Fear Me
Both sides gave closing arguments in the Mohamed Noor trial yesterday and the case went to the jury. Deliberations continue this morning. The defense claimed a "perfect storm" of circumstances that led to the split-second decision to shoot Justine Damond.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2019 at Fish Fear Me
ABC News is reporting that Pope Francis is donating $500,000 to assist 75, 000 immigrants waiting in Mexico to come into the United States: The money is specifically meant to aid the 75,000 migrants who arrived in Mexico in 2018... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2019 at Fish Fear Me
The Edwin H. Gott arriving at Two Harbors this morning to load iron pellets: ( At 1004' it's among the largest boats plying the Great Lakes and has the most powerful engine room at 19,500hp. Edwin H. Gott was the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2019 at Fish Fear Me
My buddy Mark sent me an old photo the other day from a trip some of us took to Isle Royale in the early to mid-1990s: Early October and the resorts had shut down. (L to R): My friends Ray,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2019 at Fish Fear Me
The only thing I remember about Schlitz was the "If you're out of Schlitz, your out of beer commercial." I'm sure I drank it baqck in the day, but then, back in the day we weren't too choosy.
Ice Out! That's about 10 days later than average I think. The rest of the state still has a ways to go: The DNR is warning that some lakes in the far north may not be ice-free by the opener,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2019 at Fish Fear Me
It's not as popular as it used to be, but it has a loyal following still.
I think you got me there. I probably saw it when it made it to broadcast TV a few years later.
I think he'll get a couple of years at most from the US and then we'll see if he goes back to his old tricks. He may have had his fill of celebrity.
Toggle Commented Apr 18, 2019 on Julian Assange, Come On Down... at Fish Fear Me
Could see 71 on Saturday. I think we're finally done with the snow. Could still have some flooding problems. There's a lot of water headed your way.
Toggle Commented Apr 18, 2019 on Could Be Worse at Fish Fear Me
Yeah, the gay people I know don't want to go there. They may choose not to go to Chick-fil-A, but they don't make a big deal out of it. The battle is over and they won after all.
Toggle Commented Apr 18, 2019 on This Calls For... at Fish Fear Me
Apparently the San Jose city council is now the go-to place for really futile and stupid gestures: Then we have Pete Buttigieg ginning up a spat with Mike Pence. It seems some people want to fight culture battles they won... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2019 at Fish Fear Me
So far not as much snow as predicted, but it's wet and heavy glop. A good old fashioned "heart attack" snow. This afternoon we've been treated with a couple of rounds of thunder sleet: And no, that's not a black... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2019 at Fish Fear Me
...You've won an all expenses paid trip to the USA: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested Thursday to face a U.S. charge that he conspired to hack military computers after Ecuador's government ended his seven years of self-imposed exile and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2019 at Fish Fear Me
The Mohamed Noor trial opened today and the Strib story on it has another one of those weird things that drive me crazy: Earlier, during the opening statements, [prosecutor]Lofton said that ballistics testing and an autopsy found that the 5-foot-7... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2019 at Fish Fear Me
Mathew Walther has what I think is a smart piece on the Trump tax return nonsense today. Key paragraph: We'll never be able to settle this bet, alas, because the president's tax returns are almost certainly never going to be... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2019 at Fish Fear Me
Pretty much every announced Democrat candidate for president spent the weekend kissing Al Sharpton's ring and pledging support for the "study" of slavery reparations in the US. Clearly the best path to improving the lives of blacks in the US... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2019 at Fish Fear Me