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PAY UP ON SCHOOL LUNCH DEBT OR LOSE CUSTODY OF YOUR KIDS   Welcome to Trump’s Amerika  

WHICH HOOSIER CONGRESSFOLK VOTED AGAINST INCREASING $7.25 per HOUR FEDERAL MINIMUM WAGE? ###

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RON ON EVERYTHING:  Moon Landing? As a Vietnam war vet and observer of the government disinformation blitz on the two Kennedy murders and the MLK assassination, and on the “War on Drugs”,  I think I should be forgiven a little skepticism about our government actually putting people on the moon fifty years ago.  — Ron Nesler   ###

When the  DOLLAR STORE HAS KILLED CHRIS’S PHARMACY where will we get our prescriptions filled? ###

ELLIS PARK CANCELS RACES DUE TO HEAT  ###

TRUMP-A-DOODLE ILLINOIS STORE CLERK FIRED FOR TELLING CUSTOMERS TO GO BACK TO THEIR OWN COUNTRY  ###

Cannons in New Harmony Indiana

Popular personal cannon model for home defense and boosting your phallic image

Cannons in New Harmony Indiana

People often ask me, Ron, why don’t you have a personal cannon? They say to me, Ron, if you had a personal cannon, you could ………  

BOOKS

New Harmony, Indiana lends itself to reading and quiet reflection. But, no matter where you are, teach your kids to read books, and they won’t grow up to be Mike Pence.  

—–BOOKS RON RECOMMENDS —–

 NEW NELSON ALGREN BIOGRAPHY

50 GREAT MEMOIRS FROM THE PAST 50 YEARS    

Work Shirts for Mad Men … Novel by George Singleton 

New Harmony Indiana LGBTQ

 

Here is something, a dose of which, is DESPERATELY NEEDED IN SOUTHERN INDIANA  ,   and this includes New Harmony, Indiana 

I’m 71 and I grew up in Posey County, in Indiana, which is red state ground zero times infinity. During my life, I have lived in a few of the states of the former slave owning Confederacy,  none of them top southern Indiana in bigotry or hate speech of ANY sort. 

When I was a kid, ……………….. 

Two Schools of thought

Ron Nesler New Harmony Indiana

Here in New Harmony, Indiana there are two schools of thought, about what one should do, if one discovers that another person is a moral leper.

The first school of thought holds that one should be extremely polite, keep one’s mouth shut and don’t rock the boat.

I am of the other school of thought.

Ron Nesler posting from New Harmony, Indiana

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TOURIST EYE VIEW OF NEW HARMONY, INDIANA

Sometimes, we here in New Harmony forget, that it is the patronage of tourists, that allows us to enjoy the unique quality of life we have. I think we should all occasionally take a moment to reflect on the TOURIST EYE VIEW OF NEW HARMONY INDIANA. 

Because, without the tourist dollars we wouldn’t have ….

NEWS OF INTEREST TO NEW HARMONY INDIANA

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Saint Stephen’s Episcopal Church in New Harmony, Indiana

Serene spiritual, old world charm can be found at  ST STEVEN’S EPISCOPAL  CHURCH in New Harmony, Indiana.  I am in no way affiliated with this church, and can’t speak for it, but my observation, as a member of the community, is that St Steven’s offers a home for ………………

POSEY COUNTY EMS

A few days ago, I watched as a neighbor with a heart attack was rescued by an ambulance from POSEY COUNTY EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES.

I was reminded of a couple of years ago, when my wife fell breaking both ……………………….

Democratic Socialism

Big GM plant in Lordstown, Ohio is shutting down ending thousands of good union GM jobs as well as high paid jobs (including benefits) with GM suppliers.

Thousands of the formerly middle class Blue Collar workers now scrabble for ………………………….

American Exceptionalism

Donald Trump may be the master of lying directly into the face of contrary established fact, but he didn’t invent it.

Since the Vietnam war, reactionaries have peddled the myth of American exceptionalism. American exceptionalism is the theory, that our founders were divinely guided, and that America is …….

Ghosts of New Harmony Indiana

News, history, and opinion from New Harmony, Indiana

As we get older, our mental lists of friends and acquaintances contain more and more dead people. Maybe, that’s why old people see so many ghosts. I frequently see ghosts. Usually, they are in my head, but sometimes I bump into them on the street.

Sometimes, I bump into these ghosts on the street, while ………………. 

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