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Number 475, July 6, 2008
"What was left to celebrate?"

Dollar Gas!
Dollar Gas!
(larger version print as bumper sticker!)
(Or buy one already printed from Artemis Zuna Trading Post)
See also: What Part of "One Dollar Gas" Did You Fail to Understand? by L. Neil Smith



Thunder! Lightening! Rain! All's well up here in the Arizona mountains. Or at least humid.

As it says in The Book of Holes, "And they knew not their holes, from an ass on the ground." (a.k.a. The Firesign Theater "Everything You Know Is Wrong".

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Welcome to issue Number 475!

Ken Holder

P.S.: don't forget our Publisher's Note: A Call For "Papers"

Time Peeper


Letters to the Editor
from Kevin Van Horn, Dennis Wilson, Nydra, A.X. Perez, Scott Graves, and Jim Davidson

Sanitized For Your Protection
by L. Neil Smith
Thirty-one years ago, in 1977, in what turned out to be my first novel, The Probability Broach, I asked a rhetorical question about the nation's Independence day, the Fourth of July: "What was left to celebrate?"

Vince Miller, RIP
by Eric Garris
An old and dear friend of, Vince Miller, has died.

Speculators, Regulators, Militarists, and Money Masters
by Jim Davidson
Senator Joe Lieberman, who used to be a Democrat from Connecticut and is ... something else now ... says that speculating on food and fuel is very hurtful. He's completely wrong. Speculators are currently being witch hunted by a Congress that doesn't wish to deal with the real sources of high food and fuel prices. Which is sad, because speculators provide an extremely valuable service by directing capital toward scarce resources, thereby reducing scarcity over the long term.

When They Came for the Philadelphia Christians
by Doug Newman
Tyranny is a lot like cancer. Early detection is a great thing. Stopping cancer and tyranny in the early stages can prevent a world of hurt, pain and death down the road.

Mister, Can You Spare a Paradigm?
by Robert Jackman
Need Food and Fuel cause starvation or hardship?

(Dis)Union and Empire
by A.X. Perez
A while back Rex May commented (in a letter responding to an article supporting the citizenship rights of 'anchor babies') that open borders would eventually lead to the creation of Aztlan. Let me assure him that the creation of Aztlan makes this inhabitant of Chucoztlan's blood run cold.

Lies on the Instalment Plan...and other matters
The Kaptain's Log
by Kaptain Kanada, aka Manuel Miles
Like the proverbial frog which is boiled alive by the gradual increase in temperature of the water in which it sits, the Canadian public are being constantly fed wee bits of imperial nonsense about the Afghan War. The purpose of this is, of course, to avoid a truly heated discussion about what the lying government-licensed media call "our Afghan mission",

Roswell Texas
Now for Sale at!

The Last Sonuvabitch of Klepton
The Last
of Klepton

The Probability Broach:
The Graphic Novel

by L. Neil Smith
Illustrated by Scott Bieser
Published by Bighead Press, 2004

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