More bad news as my cousin Stephen Timmons died January 22, following an accident in Broken Bow, Oklahoma, where he lived. He jus' turned 65, having been born in Enid, Oklahoma, January 3, 1956. We had only ever met once in 1964 when I was three, and he was seven and that was at my … Continue reading Stephen Timmons, 1956-2021
“You’re always making up stories to get me to do stuff you don’t want to do,” my son said when he was eight-years-old. “You’re only saying that to get out of doing your chores,” I said. “I’m not either, and you know it,” he said. “What story have I made up?” I asked. “Well,” he … Continue reading No Allowance
My Cousin Elmo says, "We need to investigate the Democratic party to see if they have any ties to the U.S."
He was standing at the cellphone store’s window. Taffy recognized her former levitation and potion’s teacher right away. She joined him. “Though you might not be here,” he said. “Had no idea that I was going to be here,” Taffy returned. “Yet here you are,” he said. After a brief silence, he stated, “The old … Continue reading The New Danger
Even with his ancient eye-sight, he could see the three boys, his grandson’s, as they crossed the flat below his hillside perch. The youngest, as was usual, was trailing behind the other two. Behind the old man was a sheep flock, guarded by two large dogs. He scanned them, then set about preparing the three … Continue reading Weird Old Things
It was a beautiful day, sunny, with a few high clouds and no wind. Social elites, movie and television stars, politicians, and sports figures gathered for this first-ever televised event of its kind. “And here they come,” the announcer stated over the public address system as the racing gates moved up to the starting line … Continue reading Day at the Races
The four pods slipped through Earth's atmosphere. Three landed without a problem, while the fourth tumbled wildly, killing its single male occupant. Of the other three, while safe, one had dropped far from the other two. That capsule held a female, who upon exiting her craft, found herself alone. For nearly a year, she searched … Continue reading First Contact
Chatting with the Big Guy a while ago, I asked Him if I could ask a question. “You know you can,” He said, “so shoot.” I had to slow my breathing down as I found myself excited before asking, “Why do You have me writing about what I’m writing about?” “You mean, opposed to writing … Continue reading A Convo with the Big Guy
My Cousin Elmo says, "Saw a bumper sticker that read, 'Veterinarians drive like animals.' Suddenly, I understand why there are so many proctologists on the road."
She took pictures of the inside through the front window, planning to send them to her brother in another state. After several tries, Micky gave up, settling for a simple exterior shot and an address. “He’ll have to look it up online himself,” she said. The next day as Micky sat at her kitchen table, … Continue reading Blink in 12 Megapixels
My Cousin Elmo says, "Never scream into a colander, you'll strain your voice."
As I thread my way through my old photographic files, every once in a while I find myself seeing something I didn't see before... The army of the Kaiser and the Furher lives on, but not in Germany. The Chilean Army still uses the uniforms, traditions, weapons, and marching music of 19th century Prussia as … Continue reading The Chilean Army, 21 Sep
The State blocked his only window. They covered every window on that side of the gray high rise so that no one could see the stylish gathering on the other side of the street. But it didn't stop Lucas from peeking. After, he found himself wishing that he hadn't because what he saw angered him. … Continue reading Primary Colors
My Cousin Elmo says, "Help, I've fallen, and after 11 months of COVID-19, I still can't think of a reason to get up."
He decided to use his only day off to go for a walk. Arnie peddled his bike from his apartment to the nearest preserve, turning down the trail leading through the dense trees and into the marshy area, frequented by bird watchers. Suddenly, he heard the high-whine of an 'Autonomous Airborne Vehicle.' Fearful, Arnie tried … Continue reading Hunted Down
All fact-checkers used by organizations like Facebook, Associated Press, and others must be certified before being approved and licensed by the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN.) And while I am not a fact-checker, I'm pretty thorough about the facts I present. Unfortunately, I'm still having trouble with various social media platforms and their fact-checkers. To that … Continue reading Stacking the Fact-checking Deck
Chalk and ink, 9 x 12 inches
It was as if the Raven had a built-in clock. It came every morning at ten for the offered snack of nuts, crackers, and cooked meats. Jennifer enjoyed feeding the large blackbird. She had become so used to the Corvus, that she even talked to it as if it understood everything she said. Then one … Continue reading The Cawling
Why bother! It is what it is. Doxing, canceling, violence, silence. The four horsemen of Society Broken have ridden down upon us. While the alarm warned, we sat back in our comforts, lifting not our hands or eyes. It is a dark winter that drives us downward. Let me write of what might be, not … Continue reading Society Broken
It was the celebration of the season and Victor felt honored to be invited. That honor quickly evaporated three days afterward, when the party’s host was arrested for ‘failure to take pandemic precautions.’ Soon a list of all the party-goers was leaked to the state-media. And even quicker, Victor found himself a pariah on social … Continue reading Affiliation
My Cousin Elmo says, "Fauci announces rejoining the WHO. No confirmation yet from Townsend or Daltry."
My Cousin Elmo says, "In one day, President Biden's gone from 'Elect me because I have a plan to stop COVID' to 'Trump didn't leave us a plan.'"* *CNN repeated Biden's claim that Trump didn't leave the Biden administration a plan for vaccine distribution, never mind that millions of vaccines have already been given out. … Continue reading
It was a sunrise and a nightfall since he'd left Virginia Street for Geiger Grade. Declan recalled how hopeless he’d felt as he pushed the hand cart, filled with supplies, up the narrow dirt trail, and along the mountainous slope. Now he was less than a day away from Virginia City, his new assignment. He … Continue reading The Way It Was
Unable to sleep, dreaming of work, writing news articles, never being able to remove the red-lines of error, I got up. And so, I decided to edit some of my blog stories. Stupid -- perhaps. It didn’t take me long to realize that I've become lazy when it comes to grammar and punctuation. I also … Continue reading One Lump or Two
It was like watching a public presentation for the newest cellphone. The man walked out onto the stage, smiling, enthusiastic, and ready to show the world the latest gadget that the world ‘must-have.’ At first many didn’t see it, the thing was so small as it flew with a sharp humming noise out to arms-length … Continue reading Shape of Things
Early today I had to use my initials, TJD, on a piece of paper. The person at the counter looked at them, then at me, before asking, "Is this some sort of an effing joke, 'cuz if it is it isn't funny!" Looking at her, I asked, "Is what a joke? " "These so-called 'initials?'" … Continue reading Initially Speaking
My Cousin Elmo says, "I wanted to be a Gregorian monk, but I never got the chants."
Nothing appeared out of the ordinary when Ricky got out of bed. He showered, dressed, had a piece of toast and cup of coffee before heading to work. It was while walking from the parking lot to the employee entrance that he sensed something about himself had changed. He quickly looked at his hands and … Continue reading Canceled
My Cousin Elmo says, "Praise is simply raising 'pee' to a whole new level."
The Confederate Captain stood at the base of the steps, enjoying his smoke, the winter-afternoon feeling more like a springtime morning. He was waiting. He paced back and forth, small quick steps, as his bride came out onto the veranda. Stately and perfect in every aspect, he offered his hand to help her down the … Continue reading Out of Time
During the first two pandemics only clothe and paper masks were employed against the virus. But after the third, the central government issued a state-of-the-art mask that covered one’s entire head in a bubble. It came with a built-in re-breather, an adapter to watch Internet-streams, interact on social media, text and it was lightweight and … Continue reading Mr. Freeze
She was a bitter old woman, but Jimmy did his best to be nice to Granny Turner because she was one of the last of her kind on the block. “Let them eat cake,” she’d say to anything she found disagreeable. Jimmy didn’t understand what she meant, he simply knew she was upset again and … Continue reading Cake
We were separated by at least 10 feet as I try never to get in the way of the operator. I was at the backside of the fighting hole. His selected rate of fire was 'three-at-a-time.' His part of the mission was to force the enemy to take cover. This grunt suddenly stopped firing, rose … Continue reading Gone in a Flash
“Mr. Rutledge,” the concierge called, “I have a package for you.” “Thank you,” Rutledge said, quickly opening the box, “Dropped my device in the toilet last night and had to get them to send me another one.” “I see,” the man behind the desk said as he lifted his left arm to check the time. … Continue reading Time Piece
My Cousin Elmo says, "Nancy Pelosi hides the odor of alcohol on her breath with impeachments."
“Don’t buy those Monsters food,” the store manager yelled, “You’ll only encourage them.” John did it anyway. Monsters or not, he decided, no one should go hungry. Over time, though they looked like nothing he’d ever seen before, he came to understand their stoic ways. This he learned, was why polite society called them ‘Monsters,’ … Continue reading Monster
After the Nevada State Primary Election in June 2020, a Special Session of the State Legislature was called by Democratic Governor Steve Sisolak to change the state’s voting procedures. Assembly Bill 4 (AB4) is a measure modifying election procedures during periods of declared emergency as currently exists due to COVID-19. "It is important to point … Continue reading Nevada’s Perfect Election Fraud Storm
My Cousin Elmo says, "How can I trust the COVID vaccine when I know that Pfizer is in the business of raising the dead? I mean, they still make 'Viagra,' don't they?"
“No, it won’t hurt,” the doctor at the Institute said, “You’ll be given a shot and you won’t feel a thing.” Margaret felt relieved. The pain was always her biggest fear as the time for the procedure approached. On the appointed day, Margaret gathered to stand in line with the others. Each person wore the … Continue reading Appointed Day
My Cousin Elmo says, "While some people have aged like fine wine, I aged like milk. Sour and chunky."
Considered exceptional as a youngster, Ellen was the top of her university class. After graduation, she received a letter from the State Medical Institute wishing to examine her. Upon waking, she found she could not see, speak or move and couldn't understand why. Ellen sensed more than heard the voices urging her not to panic, … Continue reading Bell Jar
He walked a mile in another man's shoes. A crooked politician. He left them for someone else to wear. Now, no matter how much he scrubs them, his feet will never feel clean again.
The little boy was right when he said, "We're so thick, sunlight can't shine through us." "What makes you say that?" his mom asked. "My shadow," he answered, "It's so dark."
It was a gentle rumble, one Modi had heard so many times over the years he’d been at the monastery. He rolled over in bed, stretched, then got up. The state-run radio was playing in the background, the announcer's guest saying, "There are no such things as real dragons. They are imaginary, and therefore not … Continue reading Rumble
There is a house that is high on the hill. Its lights are on and it is meant to be a shining example for all the world to see. But no one is home, and 'We the people,' no longer live there.
Jericho lost his device from his work-station. He searched everywhere but finally had to report the loss. “Unable to track,” the automated voice of the screen said, “You will receive a new device in three days.” All-day Jericho remained distracted, anxious, eventually growing sick to his stomach, profusely sweating and trembling uncontrollably. His productivity dropped … Continue reading Poster Child
Newly elected Republican Nevada Assemblywoman Annie Black of Mesquite, Nevada was in Washington D.C., in support of President Donald Trump when the Capitol Building was stormed. “I’ve attended over a dozen Trump rallies over the past few years, including the one in Bullhead City in October,” Black wrote in an op-ed. “They’ve been nothing but … Continue reading Dems Calling for Nevada Assemblywoman’s Resignation
"Man always thinks he can save himself," she stated as she pointed at the shuttered lifeguard tower.
Five or more years ago, I was being told I was full of shit and called nothing but a conspiracy theorist when I asked, "Are they planning a massive die-off?" after I first noted this sort of stuff being obtained by various state authorities, then stored away. Now suddenly, from the Las Vegas Sun, today: … Continue reading Those Shipping Containers
"Jus' fucking shoot me now! No one gets it. No one really cares. Not even my wife. And no, I don't want the blindfold, nor do I need a cigarette. My nerves are jus' fine. Okay, I'll take the blindfold, you insistent, Bastard! The yellow one, please. Make it quick."
She danced alone, joy-filled and without abandon, in a space left wild and untouched by casted shadow. Her difficulties, it was decided by the State, would be resolved by 35mg of Adderall per day.
A simple tent revival scam was all it was ever supposed to be, all it had ever been. But this time it wasn’t and I know I’ll never see anything like it again – ever. Sitting in the second row, I watched as Sister Laurel took the stage like she had so many times before. … Continue reading Don’t Play with the Power
They demand attention. They demand money. They demand liberty. They refuse to listen and they are not listening now. Nothing to be said, no voice left, only tears for the coming days. An ends to their means. Unplug those ears, Peasant, and listen!
At first glance, a child's stuffed toy, lost. Closer inspection reveals something more. A poor soul, separated from its collective. With no one to say which way to turn, what to do, how to think, it surrendered and fell down. It lays there still, afraid to move.
Slowly they ascend, the sky is the limit. They are the victors, looking down on their victims. They escape, we fester. Do not look up, watch instead where you walk. If you see something, say something. Hot air.
You don't need Liberty. What you want is $600 and a new facemask.
A simple pair of worn-out tennis shoes. They represent how history's being altered before our eyes and ears. No one saying a thing. October One, 1960 -- Nikita Khrushchev gaveling his shoe on a desk during a United Nation's meeting. Nope, that didn't happen. Keep walking.
“What sort of short story would it take for you to enjoy my writing?” I asked my wife. “You know what sort of books I like to read,” she answered. “Murder romance?” I said. “Yup,” she said. Homicide Detective Taylor arrived on the scene at 7:38 in the morning. “What do we have?” he asked. … Continue reading A Murder Romance
The train used to stop here in the early years of the 20th century. But like truth and opposing opinions of the early years of this 21st century, the building is now de-platformed and being allowed to decay until it is but a shell of its once-bustling self.
A friend suggested planting this cone. A wonderful idea. The seeds are gone though, blown away by the perennial and hapless wind or eaten, and by now defecated where ever the animal has decided, only to grow wild or wither away, unnurtured, or worse -- to never grow again.
Everything that my parents wanted when I was a kid, came true last night, as American's fell asleep once again. All I could do was watch the sunset on the high Nevada desert and on the United States one last time. A dark winter has come across this land.
Cattle, clouds, shades of various degrees, extracted from sunlight across Nevada's high desert. Peaceful and serene. What life was like once, should be like now. Cowboy up!
Mouth-watering mushrooms are what Elisa Jenkins wanted. So she ventured out into the nearby field in search of the delicate morsels. She found several that were not edible, and two that were absolutely deadly if eaten, a poison so intense that they could shut down a man’s central nervous system within minutes of consumption. Elisa … Continue reading Mouth-watering mushrooms
My Cousin Elmo says, "It was a hell of a game that was played on Capitol Hill today, between the Patriots and the Stealers. The Stealers won 306 -232."
Tom finished straightening his red silk tie, making certain the double Windsor knot was as tight as he could make it. Not given to wearing a tie, he wanted to make sure he made a lasting impression. “Come on,” the man in the doorway barked, “Time to go.” Tom glanced one more time in the … Continue reading With Style
My Cousin Elmo says, "As President, Joe Biden promised to create a facemask mandate -- and now -- a womandate."
My Cousin Elmo says, "If you follow up Amen with Awoman, you are a moron."
My Cousin Elmo says, “Are we still allowed to say ‘tranny fluid,’ or do we call it, ‘gender-neutral shift juice,’ now?”
My Cousin Elmo says, "After being declared dead, actress Tanya Roberts has been declared alive, then dead again. Funny that the Zombie Apocalypse would begin in Hollywood."
Katie Carroll, Senior Managing Editor, LinkedIn News asks in a post, “Will fathering change post-pandemic?” She goes on to write: “The pandemic has upended how we work and how we parent. How much will change in the future – particularly for fathers? As vaccines begin to roll out, some dads ‘may not want to return … Continue reading Good Question, Wrong Premise
Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg’s Chicago-based nonprofit Center for Tech and Civic Life delivered grants to election offices in more than 2,500 jurisdictions across the country, including in Nevada, with both Washoe and Clark Counties receiving funds. Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, gave $250 million to the group with another $100 million heading to the … Continue reading Cutting into Nevada’s Election Fraud Knot, (Pt. 8 of 8)
My Cousin Elmo says, “People are tripping because 2021 is pronounced 20-20-won. Wait till they realize 2022 is pronounced 20-20-too.”
Bad news. Four counties traversed, a snow shower, one dust storm, the ever-present and merciless wind, a heavy downpour of rain, all for naught and all before noon. Both interviews I had planned for today, fell through. The first interview started off well. I asked the most basic of questions: so what does your organization … Continue reading Infinite Highway
While organizing various files I found this short piece that I'd forgotten all about. I never shared because it really had no place in what I was writing about at the time. I jus' recall thinking it was kind of funny in an ironic way... Twitter posts from Nevada Democrat Congresswoman Susie Lee: October 19: … Continue reading Mask up!
Election integrity analysts have long been concerned about Dominion Voting Systems and it’s alleged tampering of election equipment during manufacturing. Dominion Voting Systems software is used in Pennsylvania, Georgia, Wisconsin, Nevada, Minnesota, and in Maricopa County, Arizona. Dominion Voting Systems has ties to prominent Democrats, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Bill and Hillary Clinton. … Continue reading Cutting into Nevada’s Election Fraud Knot, (Pt. 7 of 8)
After reading Congressman Louis Gohmert, of Texas, failed lawsuit asking to clarify whether Vice-president Mike Pence is to follow the 12th Amendment or if an 1887 law is the vice-president’s final guide as to the electoral count of Jan. 6, it came into sharp focus that we have been again victimized by the mainstream media. … Continue reading It is in the Wording not the Rewording
My Cousin Elmo says, "Last night I walked into a bar and my head still hurts."
Decadence, that's the only word for it, in my opinion. Too much of my wife’s baklava and coffee in the morning and too many of my wife’s grape jelly and barbecue sauce meatballs and whiskey that night. Then I stand before the mirror in the morning and complain that I’m only getting fatter. Whose fault … Continue reading Fault and Government: A Parable
Staple Street Capital is a private equity firm founded in 2009 based in New York. Co-founder Stephen D. Owens is a veteran of The Carlyle Group and Cerberus Capital Management, also a board member of Dominion Voting. The official website of Staple Street Capital has since deleted this information. Key individuals at Dominion, connected with … Continue reading Cutting into Nevada’s Election Fraud Knot, (Pt. 6 of 8)
Since the November 3 elections, maybe even before, I can’t recall and I haven’t gone back to look, I’ve spent an extraordinary amount of time digging into the various stories of fraud, pulling up bits and pieces of evidence, but mostly documenting what I’ve found about Nevada’s 2020 elections. This is not a popular activity … Continue reading Between Honesty and Possible Hunger
My Cousin Elmo say, "Growing up in the sixties was more fun than being in my sixties."
Sequoia Holdings orchestrated a turnaround in 2010 with the acquisition by Dominion Voting System. On June 4, 2010, Dominion Voting Systems, a previously little-known Canadian company that engaged in the manufacture of electronic voting hardware and optical scanners, acquired Sequoia Voting Systems Inc. Sequoia filed a bankruptcy petition under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code … Continue reading Cutting into Nevada’s Election Fraud Knot, (Pt. 5 of 8)
My Cousin Elmo says, "If you say 20-20 won jus' right..."
The Nevada Secretary of State’s website states that Joe Biden’s margin of victory was a little over 39,000 votes. Following the election, the Trump campaign sued to disqualify 84,000 double votes, 19,000 vacant lot votes, 15,000 votes from people not living in Nevada, 4,000 non-U.S. citizen votes, and 1,500 votes, involving dead people. Carson City … Continue reading Clark County, Nevada’s 56K Adjudicated Ballots Problem
My Cousin Elmo says, "Ten dollars for Chinese take-out. Two dollars for the tip. Missing the main part of the meal: riceless."
In November 2007 CFIUS issued a ruling ordering Smartmatic to sell all of its shares in Sequoia Voting Systems in exchange for CFIUS dropping its investigation of Smartmatic. But what followed was far from what one might expect. Following a ruling by the CFIUS, Smartmatic was ordered to sell to Sequoia’s management team- SVS Holdings … Continue reading Cutting into Nevada’s Election Fraud Knot, (Pt. 4 of 8)