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Faithless Elector Update, 13 Dec 2016

Another week, and more breaking news in the faithless elector astroturf campaign. To keep this one short, we won’t repeat the background thus far, you can catch up here, here, here, here and here. The latest: Clinton campaign backs intelligence briefing for Electoral College electors (CNN), an attempt to paint the election as having been […]

Sign the Hammond Petition!

Dwight and Steve Hammond were convicted and imprisoned on federal arson charges for burning off pasture land, a routine land management process. The Hammonds were subsequently released from prison after serving their original sentences. However, they were then re-sentenced, and re-imprisoned, under the justification that the original sentences were less than mandatory minimum sentences. I […]

Leech City Update, Leechwatching Tools

Leech City has just posted an article detailing various tools used to monitor and hold local public officials responsible for their misconduct. Also, our yardsigns are in! Let’s see how long it takes the city to pass an emergency ordinance to ban these signs.

Leech City Corruption Primer

In a previous Leech City post, described here for the STM reader, we motivate the local dissident to see official corruption as favoring and harboring organized crime. In this new Leech City post, Corruption Has Many Faces, we extend the definition of corruption as a laundry list of misconduct by officials. The objective of this […]

Off-Grid Lead Acid Battery Principles

Old School Tech has just posted an article about off-grid lead acid battery principles. While lead-acid batteries are not the optimum choice for long-term use, they are relatively inexpensive for a two- or three-year solution as long as they are well-maintained and properly used. Another advantage of lead-acid batteries is that, in certain circumstances, there […]

10,000 Visitors!

Since launching the new blog format on the 11th of October, in about two weeks, we’ve had 10,000 visitors (and 27,375 visits). If I knew who the 10,000th visitor was, I would offer them this free picture of a nice set of steak knives, as shown to the right. Click to redeem. I’m not entirely […]

Repost: Defamating Update: Shots Fired

This was originally posted as a static page. Reposted into the blog format. Since publishing the original Defamating the Government article on the 30th of September, someone took at least one potshot at one of my buildings. This round was fired from the road, and grazed my For Sale sign.

Welcome to Our New Starving the Monkeys Blog

After years of coaxing by many friends, I have finally decided to blog for real. For a long time, I resisted blogging. Mainly, I thought it would take up too much of my time, especially when dealing with all the trolls that blogging inevitably attracts. The static page format worked great for me, and I’ll […]