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May 23, 2023·edited May 23, 2023Liked by Donald Jeffries

Donald, this like your cherry blossom post...is a joy to read. You have the rare (in my experience) ability as a writer to transport your readers in space and time. Even if you weren't writing my thoughts every week...I would probably still read your work just for the pleasure of reading good writing. Because young folks who's education was really indoctrination, have taken over most of the positions of the online newspaper writers, I'm constantly amazed at what passes for "writing" online these days. Comments sections have always been filled with indecipherable thoughts ...no punctuation, terrible grammer, people confusing there/their and to/too...but these days the paid writers aren't much better than the commenters. And on most sites the writing skills are barely over eigth grade.

Follow the rules and they'll leave us alone doesn't work any longer. Just Remember Randy Weaver (and that was 30 years ago). He moved to northern Idaho, surrounded by grizzly bears, wolverine and caribou...for that very reason...and ended up with a dead wife and son. There really is no place in America 2.0 were one can hope to live unmolested.

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That is excellent writing and observations, Don. As an older whelp than you, a child in the 50s and a teenager in the 60s, I feel like I was born and raised in a different solar system and/or have experienced Jew, charlatan Einstein's theory of relativity. The ruling class monsters have definitely removed their velvet gloves from their iron fists this century and our planned destruction is in hyper-drive. For each of us, in our individual ways, we must resist these Archons and their sub-human sycophants to the best of our abilities.

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May 23, 2023Liked by Donald Jeffries

"Where do all the white people work" is exactly what goes through my mind. It's so refreshing and rare to read someone who knows, thinks about and writes things that are true. The world is a cosmic mad house, but like you, I dwell in my little island of sanity.

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May 23, 2023Liked by Donald Jeffries

i really enjoy your style of writing....snarky as hell, but quite to the point...is there a solution to this cultural disfunction?...i'm afraid there is....it is called armageddon, and is coming to a town near you...why all this armageddon every now and then?...not sure, but i think it has to do with what they call karma....when you are put in a position of trust, and you forsake that trust, you have to pay it back one way or another...and so we see all of this empire formation and collapse, over and over again, from a micro to a macro level...keep up that interesting writing style...you have pretty closely nailed the amerikan disfunction.

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I have listened to you on the radio with C2C and maybe even heard you on our Richard Syrett show up here in the Great White North. I'm so glad I found you on SS. What a happy accident! I could read you all day. If I win the lottery I'll become a paying subscriber and do just that! ❤️

"Why couldn’t they take any of our DNA the same way, and attempt to frame us? So I’m really limiting my interaction with this rigged system."

I have a saying. I didn't make it up and can't be bothered to investigate who it was, but: Yes I'm paranoid, but am I paranoid enough? 🤣

Thank you for all you are doing Mr. Jeffries! 😘

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May 23, 2023Liked by Donald Jeffries

Haha. Felt every bit of that. My Mister used to be the chronic traffic horn blower/ cusser to those just sitting at a light or doing lane things, unaware of their four corners, but thankfully has realized sheesh he might just get shot for even a mean glance.

Not sure what happened at the post office -but apparently it’s that way all over. Pink haired grandma is trying to be relevant with the kiddos, or making her own political statement- maybe she even donned a pink hat and wailed when she thought Hitlery was going to break the glass ceiling.

*Riley has a good life, and I’m sure is responsible for a lot of smiles. 🐾

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Wow, how we are the same, but how we do differ. I guess not all all of us whackadoodle tinfoil hats think alike.

I grew up in suburbia. You are right that most people in suburbia don't even know the names of their neighbors, let alone talk to them. Later in life I morphed into a redneck. And by golly, I did not think that neighborhoods akin to the one you describe existed anymore. That must be quite the time warp.

These days, I avoid suburban housing developments like the plague. They make for the worst sheeple. People there still think it is the late '70's and act as though Jimmy Carter was president. (At least he, allegedly, knew how to grow peanuts.)

Way out here in redneck land, nobody cares where your dog poops or pees. One or two lawns I pass by by are immaculate, and my dog knows they are no-poop zones. (I despise stupid laws, but I do have old fashioned common courtesy and horse sense. Normally my dog bombs lawns that have enough on them already that it is basically fertalizing.)

You do hear the roosters crowing though. Roosters are good. Yeah, they can be annoying, but it is a hearty sign that the chicken revolution is well underway in these parts. I can get brown eggs from my neighbors that are twice the size of the pathetic pale things sold at the grocery for about 2 bucks a dozen. They have been at the price for years. Once, they were twice as expensive as the grocery, now they are half the price.

Speaking of the grocery- it is a family run hole-in-the-all affair where I get my dry goods- flour, sugar, salt, some spices, and butter. I get my meat from a local butcher at the farmers' market. I get my milk-raw- from cows I can watch grazing in the pasture. I have a garden full of lettuce and soon pumpkins. The only hyper-processed food left on my menu is pasta. (I could make my own, but that is time consuming, and at just $.89 a box, it's actually cheaper than the flour I have to use.)

At any rate, I can be sure I'm eating wholesome, local food, and not only God knows what is in that box of Cheerios or Pop Tarts.

I used to drive a Ford Festiva but that got impounded by the Rice County Kansas Sheriff back in 2003. No insurance, no registration, and a drivers licence that expired in 1991. I never played by the rules, but I drove safely, and courteously, back in the day. Put 300,000 miles on that car, rebuilt the engine once, and replaced every bearing multiple times. I also discovered that by gutting the catalytic converter my mileage increased to almost 80 miles per gallon. (imagine filling up in Jacksonville Florida and your next pit stop is Houston, Texas, and the next one after that is Deming, New Mexico.) Turned out the law was doing me a favor. Twas right after that gas prices doubled, then tripled.

Sounds like you have a designer dog. I can hardly afford to feed my dog let alone give her half the crap suburbanites think their pets need. My dog's only toy is a pink puppy Kong that she has nearly chewed in half. But she loves it. She is a husky-border collie mix and I knew, from the time she was a puppy, that she was going to be an absolute train wreck but she was the cutest puppy... you know how that goes...

I do share your disdain of everything law enforcement. My last run-in with the law was when I was cutting up a neighbor's fallen tree (no good deed goes unpunished) and was burning a bunch of green pine branches that were giving off lots of smoke. So the cop claimed I was having an illegal fire. (All he was really trying to do was get my personal information.) It was actually hilarious. I ended up getting falsely arrested, then the cop was not wanting to take me down for "booking" (probably so he would not get laughed at). So he called his supervisor, who called his supervisor, who called the fire department, and, after the fire chief laughed, I got released. But these cops do take themselves seriously, and I suppose the next time I will get shot through the head when I don't pay them homage. But that's okay...

I don;t want to live in America 2.0 ten minutes longer than what God wills.

As far as eating out, forget it. If I have a good income week I can score a tuna hogie at a stand in the farmers' market, but the last time I was "rich" I got cheese and pepperoni pizza for 20 bucks. Definitely not worth it.

Suburbia is everything that is wrong with America. Infrastructure costs, local politicians that see every house as a cash cow, corrupt school boards, neighbors calling the cops if you look like a bum... No thanks.

Just hope yours is the last "development" to burn to the ground. Good riddance.

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"Wherever I go, it’s seldom a pleasurable experience. As someone who’s old enough to have lived in a different world, this is all very depressing." Yourself.

DJ: Oh, so true. Great article. Thank you for writing it. You actually went to an IHOP on Senior Day? Are you a masochist? LOL.

Here in our little town, a "Brigadoon" in Sonoma County, we still have whites working at the PO and the stores. The Mexicans here speak very good English. They know they will be running this place soon as demographics are on their side. They can wait.

My Dad told me decades ago that old people are the most selfish people on Earth. He was right.

PS: I just spent an hour drinking iced down Amstel Light looking at our garden and yard. Haha.

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May 23, 2023Liked by Donald Jeffries

Seriously Donald... you are a welcome writer who actually understands what has already happened to our country, and the world, who is profoundly perceptive and literately talented enough to describe his recognition. Thank you 🙏

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May 23, 2023Liked by Donald Jeffries

Everything that you say is true, but I don't know know whether I feel more nostalgic or depressed. Give your dog a big hug for me...

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May 23, 2023Liked by Donald Jeffries

Another home-run sir, excellent and a pleasure to read because it is well said, and spot on.

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May 23, 2023Liked by Donald Jeffries

Thank you Donald. Although the pictures you paint aren't always beautiful, they are truthful and real.

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May 23, 2023Liked by Donald Jeffries

I love this article! So many things about which you wrote are very frustrating to Americans today. Your ability to take us back to the America we used to know and love, while hitting upon our current dilemma's, is superb!

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May 23, 2023·edited May 23, 2023Liked by Donald Jeffries

What happens at the long wait for the very short turn signal is the individual can't get their face out of their device...fortunately my explorer xlt with the 5.0 mustang engine doesn't have a problem going around them...have done that a few times however try to keep it to a minimum because I as you have no desire to speak to a bully with a badge, gun and I would suppose little man complex.

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Don, you have given me pause to think about our next luncheon. I think I'm going to have the Strogenoff next time. Enough with Buffalo Chicken and blue cheese crumbles! Funny thing happened on the way to the spell check here for Strogenoff. I left it spelled this way because the spell check suggested "estrogen" in its place. 2.0 was that plan for destruction. Maybe the spell check doesn't want me to think of beef? Good to see you sir!!! Take care of the tire!

yours in liberty,

Vince

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May 25, 2023Liked by Donald Jeffries

Excellent writing (as always), Don. Having traveled all over the country including northern VA, I feel fortunate to have lived most of my life in the very rural upper midwest. People here still mow their own yards and the gas stations are mostly American-owned and operated. Population density and tyranny are almost always proportional.

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