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JIM: Truthmongering is a lonely, thankless business

A personal matter of current history

By JIM
CM North of Green River Correspondent at Large

Ohhhhh, Brother Ed, this truthmongering is a lonely, thankless business, a trial and tribulation the likes of which only a few men can endure, myself being not one of that number, I fear.

But meanwhile, back north of the Green River...

So there I was in Aldi this Saturday afternoon past, stuck in traffic smack dab in the "health and beauty" aisle.


(This is where my child bride of lo! these many decades would pipe up with, "Jim-Hon, it's going to take a heap more than one aisle in Aldi to beautify you." She says the sweetest things to me...)

But anyway, there I was, stopped, and my bleary, bloodshot baby blues fell upon the label of a dietary supplement. Now The words "Fish Oil" were in nice big print and I twigged to them right off but there was also that troublesome smaller print. I closed my bad eye, squinted up my good (well, my not-quite-as-bad) eye, and very clearly read, "Purported to remove memory."

So I told the Missus and she looked at the bottle and Gibbs-slapped my hard old head and told me, "Doofus, next time, put your glasses on. It says 'Purified to remove mercury.'"

Heck. I liked my version better.

Well, I'd best get back to the research in matters hi


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