Monthly Archives: August 2014

Methane Wars: A Fable — Chapter Eighteen

The Contract Then the welfare state met the drug user. The first debate around legal drug use came from California. The state and many cities began to argue over whether people who received government aid should be allowed to spend … Continue reading

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Methane Wars: A Fable — Chapter Seventeen

Usage Jefferson’s next crusade, whatever it might have been, was preempted. His personal accountability and freedom banner had been strangely taken up by the Freedom Five, some extreme members of the opposition party. “Freedom of the Mind for the Mind” … Continue reading

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Methane Wars: A Fable — Chapter Sixteen

The Darwin Law “You are accountable for your actions, for your choices.” This was a call to arms from a political ad aimed at reintroducing personal accountability into society. It coincided with a high profile criminal case in which an … Continue reading

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Methane Wars: A Fable — Chapter Fifteen

Repeal The old guard was in flames. The only thing that slowed the conflagration was the two months until the inauguration. It would be hard to argue that Jefferson didn’t have a mandate. You could argue with him, but he … Continue reading

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I Want to Build a Clock

I want to build a clock, Tick, tick, tock. A monument to passing moments Mounted on a mirror so Time can reflect upon itself. I want to build a clock, Tick, Tock, tock, A sculpture to the passing seconds Strung … Continue reading

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Methane Wars: A Fable — Chapter Fourteen

The Swing Timothy Jefferson was fatefully named, or so he would tell you. I suspect he wished his parents had been more prescient and named him Thomas but the T was close enough. Jefferson was the leading candidate facing President … Continue reading

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The Diamond and the Damned

The Diamond and the Damned One ring may rule them all But two will bind us together. Commitments hard as diamonds, Bound to an infallible ideal designed To reflect change and weather sieges, Daily remind us of choices made that … Continue reading

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