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The Daily Donnybrook, and other fine things

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17 thoughts on “The Daily Donnybrook, and other fine things

  1. NYC to charge entrance fee.

    I have a feeling NYC is about to see it’s population of Americans dwindle to near zero.

    Rumble

    1. I wonder if the admission charge is to cut down on the illegal aliens which Texas and Florida are shipping in.

  2. Mike, in his latest Eyrie coins a phrase I have heard said long long ago,
    “…it’s baseball deep.”. This referring to the difference between us Americans and our cousins over in the old country.

    It is true among all of our allied countries, the western countries. “They” have much in common, even the French and Germans. We Americans are different, vastly different, as in freedom and liberty different.

    The destruction of America that is currently ongoing wishes to make us like them, and thus amenable to being slaves.

    They’ll never understand baseball and I will not be like them.

    Two countries divided by a common language

    1. “Mike, in his latest Eyrie coins a phrase I have heard said long long ago, ‘…it’s baseball deep.’”

      You heard that one before, Barr? And here I thought I’d made up a good one all by my lonesome, I was mighty pleased with myself. Oh well. 😉

      1. You get full credit Mike. I “heard” it said, maybe 40 years ago. My late friend Bill said it in a similar way when we were discussing some foreign issue. We both played the game. I’ve not heard the phrase since.

          1. When I read your article that phrase just JUMPED right out at me 🙂
            I do plan to steal copy use it…

            1. Have at it, buddy, I consider it a compliment indeed.

              Oh yeah, meant to mention this earlier and forgot, what with the relentless march of one damned thing after another which seems to constitute life here at Totleigh Towers Casa Hendrix: I decided to discontinue the “Eyrie up” posts this week to just settle for changing the “Donnybrook” link when each new one goes up.

              Monday it was sort of an experiment, just to see if Eyrie traffic would fall off without a separate post announcing it. Which, it surely did, but not severely enough to compensate for the numbing PITA that coming up with some fresh way of wording the same announcement over and over again two days a week had become. Pained me somewhat to refrain tonight, since I consider this one to be something kinda special, but there it is. A separate “Eyrie up” post is redundant anyhow, what with the Donnybrook link and all. From here on out, the Eyrie must stand or fall on its own, without further assistance from CF.

              One last time: if you’d like to be notified when the latest Eyrie edition is posted, just subscribe; an email to that effect is automagickally sent by Substack’s software, or so I’m given to understand.

              1. Mike, I do get an email when you post a new Eyrie. I’m subscribed but not a paying member 🙂

                So, I think it works. Heck, why not just post a link on the front page whenever you post up a new one? May be some people that like to read but prefer not to be subscribers, which may defeat the rewards system but more viewers is probably a good thing.

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