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Dateline Chamesa: A Revolutionary Weblog Blog
Reports from G.E. Nordell, author & philosopher & revolutionary, living a quiet life at his mesa-top home in New Mexico. Topics to be covered include economics, politics, cinema, local culture (rural & urban), and the adventures of a sometimes-grumpy hermit deep in The Land of Enchantment ...
2023-08-30 15:20
"Never tell a young person that something can not be done. God may have been waiting for centuries for somebody ignorant enough of the impossible to do that thing." ~~ Dr. John Andrew Holm… Read More
2023-08-27 05:01
Really good action idea at this juncture is to totally skip mentioning Turdball by name. Just that. Even journalists. It will help a lot if they gradually reduce actual mention down to once… Read More
2023-03-20 03:59
"Every day is one of those days . . ." ~~ line from Apple+ movie "Luck" "The fascist Republicans in the U.S. Senate are all a-dither about possible 'weaponizing' of government oversight… Read More
2023-03-16 19:05
Inside I burn with the light of a thousand suns In the outside world A tiny few detect the heat produced And are curious But mostly Folks see what they always see Because their eyes are clo… Read More
2023-03-08 00:14
Back in September 2021, there was a lot of information about the Wuhan COVID crisis, so I built a timeline page on the subject. Part of that work included sifting thru pieces about the Wuhan… Read More
2023-01-19 16:59
Somebody should create a Senior Scouts group modeled after the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. You could have Merit Badges for peeing & pooping & farting & napping. You could have lo… Read More
2023-01-11 01:37
"[We are] in a country that doesn’t care about reality or government or decency or much of anything else." ~~ Tom Nichols, staff writer at The Atlantic Magazine"Teach self-denial and… Read More
2023-01-06 13:38
ME: wanna hear a really bad joke ?? whoever: okay ME: the Republican Party !!! >>>>>>>> G.E. Nordell Read More
2022-12-18 20:46
In June 2022, Turkey rebranded itself as the Republic of Türkiye at the United Nations from now on. The new name is intended to better represent the country’s “culture, civi… Read More
2022-12-03 03:17
I first encountered iced coffee on a menu around 1975, at Warner Brothers Studios, and again later at M.G.M Studios. Studio commissary menus have their own tradition" they all had matzoh cra… Read More
2022-11-17 17:45
“The book [that] you don’t read won’t help.” ~~ motivational speaker Jim Rohn [1930-2009] “Mistakes are part of the dues [that] one pays for a full life." ~… Read More
2022-11-11 18:56
After the votes are counted, either the Senate or the House could slide over just a few seats and become majority Republican. In either case, what will happen is that the Eisenhower Republic… Read More
2022-10-07 05:55
"Never argue with someone whose TV is bigger than their bookshelf." ~~ actress Emilia Clarke "By not fully understanding money, the vast majority of people allow the awesome power of mone… Read More
2022-09-20 23:55
Laying down for a nap does not always produce sleep. Many times I am left to ponder or relive memories, to speak them to myself, like a story or as practice to regale others. Here are two su… Read More
2022-09-18 14:00
today Sunday 9/18 is only 50 days to election day on Tuesday November 8th and only 22 days to early voting in New Mexico October 11 - November 5 Read More
2022-09-09 19:45
For various reasons, I decided to try making a baked potato as a meal. Early on, I found that russets were too big and also rather difficult to cook (microwave). My grocery store sometimes h… Read More
2022-07-18 19:55
"Rest but never quit. Even the sun has a sinking spell each evening. But it always rises the next morning. At sunrise, every soul is born again." ~~ boxing great Muhammad Ali [1942-2016]… Read More
2022-07-15 18:44
"Let's call it what it really is: the U.S. Cold Civil War." ~~~ G.E. Nordell Read More
2022-06-22 17:49
Misinformation and propaganda about matters of economics continue to be spread by the fascist Republican propaganda machine. Trolls on Facebook repeat their drivel and Report anyone who 'har… Read More
2022-06-10 01:14
NEW MEXICO PRIMARY ELECTIONS - PLURALITIES So, okay, So-and-So got x number of votes versus The Other Guy, the really important statistic for primary elections is a look at the plurality in… Read More
2022-06-03 04:08
CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC The U.S. has only 4¼ per cent of the world’s population, yet it accounts for twenty per cent of all covid-19 deaths. Be sure to thank a Republican. 77,124… Read More
2022-05-24 03:54
NOTE: This is page #500 posted since 'Dateline Chamesa: A Revolutionary Weblog' began in October 2005. "It is important to be comfortable with uncertainty." ~~ Chinese-British novelist Xi… Read More
2022-05-04 00:09
“My mother and all the women who fought alongside her gave my generation Roe v. Wade. They gave us the bodily autonomy we should have already had . . . It was an essential gift, and an… Read More
2022-01-07 20:50
"At the end of the day, we can endure much more than we think we can." ~~ Frida Kahlo [1907-54] "Those who will not reason, are bigots, those who cannot, are fools, and those who dare not… Read More
2021-12-31 03:58
Three stops at the V.A. this morning went well, followed by yummy lunch; then I went to a store where I purchase a particular item (Amazon, Staples, etc. sell by the box only) but a differen… Read More
2021-11-28 15:18
Look on the bright side, guys: Because of COVID variants, teenagers are learning the Greek alphabet Read More
2021-10-20 01:17
"Life is full of constant sordid surprises. Whenever you do anything for art or the glory of God or friendship or a friend’s memory, you find someone across the board looking upon it a… Read More
2021-10-05 23:43
You guys being watchful of the federal budget deficits is silly, a glittery diversion to miss the REAL problem, which is the Republican National Debt. When Reagan took office, the National D… Read More
2021-07-22 18:32
"Live a good life. If there are gods and they are just, then they will not care how devout you have been, but will welcome you based on the virtues you have lived by. If there are gods, but… Read More
2021-06-05 02:44
I shall continue to wear my COVID mask when out and about. New Mexico has recorded 60% of the population as having received full vaccinations. But I do not trust that other 40%, and the prob… Read More
2021-05-22 19:53
One of the benefits of being in Facebook Jail for 30 days (I hurt the feelings of a lying fascist Republican troll) is having what seems like extra time to catch up on LinkedIn and other soc… Read More
2021-02-22 15:56
"We are telling you to act as if you love your children above all else." ~~ eco-activist Greta Thunberg, World Economic Forum 1/2020 "Don't judge each day by the harvest [that] you reap, b… Read More
2020-12-23 23:27
George Clooney is an excellent actor and does a good job as producer and director, but somebody needs to splash red spray paint across his tuxedo at some televised red carpet event. Maybe th… Read More
2020-12-20 19:15
"It is a privilege and an honor to be me." ~~~ G.E. Nordell “Thanks for being true to yourself. Someone has to do it.” ~~~ Tom Voccola of Idaho Read More
2020-12-15 17:02
for the year 2020, my usual parting statement on the phone or at the grocery store has been 'stay safe', which is still an important context but last night I decided on a better one TAKE C… Read More
2020-12-07 14:24
The existence of Dark Matter is caused by the fact that the speed of light is a variable. THIRD THEORY of RELATIVITY Read More
2020-11-15 21:34
"Philosophy is the goal toward which religion was only a helplessly blind groping." ~~ philosopher Ayn Rand [1905-82] "Happiness is a ukulele." ~~ Bill VanKeuren "[Afro-American] blood… Read More
2020-10-27 18:36
Possibility does not exist a priori. Possibility is created from Nothing. A prediction (why not? it's free) for the 2020 national election: A Joe Biden avalanche at 60+ percent popular vote… Read More
2020-10-19 03:10
“A legal career is but a means to an end. And that end is building the kingdom of God."~~ Judge Amy Coney Barrett "Fasten your seatbelts, it's going to be a bumpy night . . ."~~ Bette… Read More
2020-10-14 04:09
dislike Jeff Bezos? but shop on Amazon anyway? if you go to my bookstores index page and make it a Favorite then I will get the 4-6% commission for any purchase that you make and billionaire… Read More
2020-10-09 00:00
Albuquerque [NM] Journal Thursday 8 October 2020 Opinion Page / Speak Up! Section [page A13]A FRIEND of mine is sewing fabric face masks with a pacifier inside, for bikers and Republicans a… Read More
2020-10-05 22:04
DJT got bored in quarantine? he is really not going to like being in prison . . . for now though, maybe he could sign 208,000 'jeez, I am so sorry' postcards to the Americans that he killed… Read More
Trump's Dirty Mouth
2020-08-28 20:29
what we are left with after the 2020 RNC Trumpathon is how much Donald Trump needs his mouth washed out with soap Read More
2020-08-15 15:19
The U.S. Department of labor reported on August 8th that 29.7 million American workers are either on Unemplyment Insurance benefits or have applied and are waiting a decision. The U.S. labor… Read More
2020-08-15 02:35
NOTE: Source for this statement may never be verified; so far it is said to be from 'a well-respected pathologist', 'a professor of pharmacy at the University of Toronto', and also 'a senior… Read More
2020-07-04 23:32
DJT today announced signing an executive order to establish the National Garden of American Heroes, a vast outdoor park featuring statues of 'the greatest Americans to ever live'; he will no… Read More
2020-06-23 08:10
The way things are looking today, after the fiasco in Tulsa, Emperor Trump might not get the nomination on the first ballot at the Rethuglicon convention in August. The GOP - Gang of Pervert… Read More
2020-05-24 05:25
"November 3 the nightmare ends."~~ Rob Reiner on Twitter, 22 May 2020"Once we have a war there is only one thing to do. It must be won. For defeat brings worse things than any that can ever… Read More
2020-04-23 04:23
"The takeover of the environmental movement by capitalism is now complete.""Michael Moore Presents: Planet of The Humans" [2020] Directed by Jeff Gibbswatch movie [1:40:01] online at YouTube Read More
2020-04-12 01:09
I looked into what the historic record shows as to documented massacres and mass murders in the U.S.A. Surprisingly, Gen. Custer is responsible for only 100+ Native Americans massacred at th… Read More
2020-04-09 03:55
Donald Trump continues to violate the U.S. Constitution and must be held accountable. So we need to demand that Congress do something and that begins with Nancy Pelosi holding new impeachmen… Read More
2020-04-02 20:26
TRUMPVIRUS NEWSIt took three months to reach 100,000 coronavirus cases worldwide; the second 100,000 took only 12 days; it took only two weeks to reach 500,000 on March 26.The U.S. trumpviru… Read More
2020-03-28 20:58
"Hard to say which is the worst infection: the Trump coronavirus or endemic stupidity." ~~ G.E. Nordell"The point is not to wish for these adversities, but for the virtue that makes adversi… Read More
2020-03-17 05:01
Rather like during World War II, the United States is at war on two fronts: one is the coronavirus epidemic and the other is retaining the ability to elect a President that We The People cho… Read More
2020-02-13 02:19
If you have been getting the "You do not have the necessary permission for the specified Page to perform the requested action" pop-ups you are likely annoyed - but let's look deeper at what… Read More
2020-02-03 02:54
Over 50 years ago, Mitch McConnell was the subject of a cover-up at the age of twenty-five. He earned a B.A. in political science in 1964 and worked as an intern for Senator John Sherman Coo… Read More
2020-01-23 01:14
The many, many fascist trolls on Facebook and elsewhere epitomize ignorance & stupidity. Education will fix that: the purpose of true education is to make the population more and more pr… Read More
2020-01-09 01:04
Readers here probably don't much care, but this is posted for the record:Total on the several domains are 1,772 pages and 31,029 coded covers (books, DVDs, posters, etc).There are 136 new pa… Read More
2020-01-02 19:29
ECONOMICS DEPT.Stock market under Trump posts record highs, but markets under Obama performed far better -- headline at newsweek.comManufacturing slump worsens A key gauge of U.S. factory a… Read More
2019-12-14 07:11
"Liberty is meaningless where the right to utter one’s thoughts and opinions has ceased to exist. That, of all rights, is the dread of tyrants." ~~ patriot and abolitionist Frederick… Read More
2019-12-05 02:40
Please pass this on to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in any way that you can:After the House votes to approve Articles of Impeachment against Donald TrumpDO NOT hand them as a gift to Senate Ma… Read More
2019-09-29 22:46
U.S. importers paid $6 billion in tariffs in June, a 74% jump compared to a year ago, despite a slight decline in the value of imports. And $3.4 billion of that total came from tariffs impos… Read More
2019-08-25 16:47
"Donald Trump's overt racism is a high crime and not a misdemeanor."~~ G.E. Nordell"Behind every cloud is another cloud."~~ entertainer Judy Garland [1922-69]"I know every book of mine by it… Read More
2019-08-09 05:24
Koch Foods lost a sexual and racial harassment EEOC class-action lawsuit by employees last year and had to pay out $3.75 million. The recent 680 arrests by ICE & CBP at one of the Koch F… Read More
2019-06-29 05:34
"I don't believe that laughter is the best medicine. Actually, medicine is the best medicine. But I think that having a good sense of humor about Life is really important."~~ comedian Ken Je… Read More
2019-06-03 18:19
Folks here in Albuquerque, New Mexico are in a panic about the idiot (and unconstitutional) tariffs levied by Emperor Trump on imported goods from Mexico. The most common comment is 'OMG wha… Read More
2019-05-17 14:44
HEADLINE: Time to take a standThe racist pinheads who flew the Confederate/K.K.K. flag in the Fourth of July parade last year are still among us. There is still time to do something to preve… Read More
2019-05-10 01:56
Drove the 40 miles up to the Albuquerque V.A. Medical Center last month for my fourth session of experimental acupuncture, which seems to produce a wonderful effect. After that, I decided to… Read More
2019-05-08 20:10
If the facts warrant (which seems to be the case), House Democrats should go ahead and impeach Donald Trump for his crimes. This is necessary to set the record straight, so that history will… Read More
2019-03-31 16:53
CLIMATE NEWSThe oceans have been setting high-temperature records for several years now, according to a study published in the journal "Science" in January 2019. And what's more, they're get… Read More
2019-03-15 22:07
Nice of you to announce the algorithm changes that make it more difficult for small websites to appear in search results, but you are damaging any chance of a 'free market' of ideas or produ… Read More
2019-03-01 03:01
"And now we welcome the new year, full of things that have never been."~~ Rainer Maria Rilke [1875-1926]"I'm undoubtedly a liberal, which means that I'm in almost total agreement with the Ei… Read More
2019-01-02 17:44
Readers here probably don't much care, but this is posted for the record:Total on the several domains are 1,636 pages and 29,360 coded covers (books, DVDs, posters, etc).There are 63 new pag… Read More
2019-01-01 01:12
October 2018: The Mayor of Albuquerque, New Mexico announced that Netflix is about to complete its purchase of ABQ Studios [est. 2007] in the Mesa del Sol district; Netflix plans to increase… Read More
2018-12-30 05:26
Trump and Putin went up the hillTo fetch some laundered moneyTrump fell downAnd lost his crownAnd none of this mess is the least bit funnyCopyright 2018 by G.E. Nordell, all rights reserved Read More
2018-12-28 07:57
"The greatest threat facing the United States is its own President."~~ Washington Post Editorial Board, 12/2018"Freedom is never given; it is won."~~ Civil Rights leader A. Philip Randolph [… Read More
2018-12-08 12:39
There is a new game being played out across America and elsewhere.When someone is asked what their name is when ordering at Starbucks or McDonald's or Arby's, et cetera, they tell the sales… Read More
2018-11-09 04:08
NM Democrats took back the Governor & Lt. Governor positions.NM Democrats re-elected Senator Martin Heinrich. NM Democrats took all three Congressional seats.All the way down the ticket… Read More
2018-11-03 16:19
snippet from "Let America Be America Again" [1935] by poet Langston HughesThe steel of freedom does not stain . . .We, the people, must redeemThe land, the mines, the plants, the rivers.The… Read More
2018-11-01 13:56
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope." ~~ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. [1929-68]"Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too… Read More
2018-10-20 16:55
If sanity is ever restored in Washington, DC there should be a movement for a federally-funded War Correspondents Memorial at Arlington or on the National Mall. They risked as much as any so… Read More

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