Author: Terrance Gavan

Netflix scores big with Making a Murderer documentary – best 3 things

TERRANCE GAVAN – BLOGGER AND RABID REFORMER Here’s what you need to know about the state of lawlessness in Wisconsin, USA.  Lawlessness is rampant and the real crooks are wearing badges and robes. The 10-part Netflix doc “Making a Murderer” tells us another thing. If you’re dumb as a bag of hammers you ain’t got a chance in a court of law in the grand ol’ state of Wisconsin. Two guys Steven Avery and his nephew Brendan Dassey have a combined Intelligent Quotient (IQ) of less than 145. Bottom Line? Brendan was sold to the prosecutors and the system of Calumet...

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Toward a new sobriety – 3 reasons why drugs may be the answer

Terrance Gavan – Editor and Pontificant
Sober since March 20, 1998.
That’s just by way of bona fides. Never had a desire to drink since that date. And that sets me apart because I am one of the chosen who had an awakening of some kind.
I am a clinically diagnosed alcoholic, which means simply that I did enough damage to my liver to place me on a transplant list after one year of sobriety. I am no longer on the list because apparently my liver has recovered enough to provide me, as my specialist says, with a rosy enough outlook to preclude recourse to transplant.

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New Guidelines for Terror – ISIS wants to conquer the world, but they can’t

BY TERRANCE GAVAN – EDITOR, BLOGGER, RACONTEUR It’s not unprecedented. This megalomaniacal quest for world domination. I think it’s been done before. The Khans, The Greats, Napoleon, Adolf and now the Muslim Jihadists. Do you know what a caliphate is? In December, The New York Times published confidential comments by Major General Michael K. Nagata, the Special Operations commander for the United States in the Middle East, admitting that he had hardly begun figuring out the Islamic State’s appeal. “We have not defeated the idea,” he said. “We do not even understand the idea.” In the past year, President Obama has referred to the Islamic State, variously, as “not Islamic” and as al-Qaeda’s “jayvee team,” statements that reflected confusion about the group, and may have contributed to significant strategic errors. (From an Article in Atlantic.com) ISIS draws its support from a rabid field of young freaks from all over the world, who are joining willy-nilly, not because they understand the intentions of the caliphate, but because they are young people… and young people crave excitement. It has always been thus. Yes Allah says I must wear a Rolex… to be on top of the 14 year old bomber’s ETA to lift off to heaven! Young men have gone to war from our own country over the last three generations. It has become almost a rite of passage. Today there are no...

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Bram Lebo says teachers got it soft – Highlander Publisher outed as union-busting neo-con fascist

Lebo says that Haliburton’s educators are out of touch with their community SEAMUS O’BRADAIGH – THIS BLOG KILLS FASCISTS Full disclosure, I don’t like Bram Lebo. But that’s not what this column is about. No, this column is about what Mr. Lebo just wrote in his weakly column in the Haliburton Highlander, a flouncy little rag, known for its weak writing, supercilious editorials and ragged content… along with the lickspittle, pus-riddled and slovenly emanations from The Lebola Virus, Bram Lebo. Owner and Publisher. In this week’s column, the publisher/owner  takes his readers and local teachers to task. As with all novice and assiduously stupid hacks, Mr. Lebo has seen...

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