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rampartc

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February 24, 2021

frogs, anyone?



February 24, 2021

the boys of boise


one of today's cartoons reminded me of an actual historic event, generally forgotten.



"With a population of about 45,000 in Boise in the year of 1955, “The Boys of Boise” homosexuality scandal was sure to ignite a significant public reaction and to serve as a piece of Boise history never to be forgotten. However, at the present, the 1955 scandal is a significant piece of our local history that few Boiseans know much about. What really happened in this homosexual sex scandal in 1955? Why is it a piece of Boise’s past that tends to be forgotten?"

https://localwiki.org/boise/The_Boys_of_Boise
February 22, 2021

garland hearings seem to be going well

i watched geinstein, lindsey graham, and whitehouse. even lindsey seemed reasonable.

https://series.c-span.org/networks/

February 14, 2021

17 year cicadas

a large brood of cicadas is scheduled to emerge this spring. i usually use this recipe on our 13 year cicadas but those 17 year bugs are reputed to be bigger and just as tasty. remove the wings and legs (unless you are lucky enough to catch them before they harden.)

Marinate cicadas in Worcestershire sauce at least 1 hours.
Dip into flour, egg then into breadcrumbs.
Deep fry and serve with cocktail sauce

also good broiled or bar b q

https://www.food.com/recipe/a-tasty-treat-of-cicadas-90758

my favorite cicada pizza :



cicada jumbalaya :



chocolate covered they are delicious (a valentine treat) and they make a great gumbo

thanks to buzzfeed for the photos

https://www.buzzfeed.com/kevintang/xx-mouthwatering-cicada-dishes-for-the-summer

February 14, 2021

republicans who voted to convict .....

according to ny post .......

"Seven Republicans broke ranks and voted to convict Trump: Richard Burr of North Carolina, Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, Susan Collins of Maine, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, Mitt Romney of Utah, Ben Sasse of Nebraska and Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania."

i predict that they will become more regressive than their colleagues in an attempt to regain good standing in their party.

February 1, 2021

will a new organizing resolution be passed?

or will repubs continue to chair committees and mcconnel can sit on appointments and legislation until 2023?

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