From the Desk of John Rourke – January 8th, 2015

Just saw that American Idol is getting ready to come back on. Could care less.

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Went on Tuesday and received what hopefully will be my last round of Trigger Point Injections. Afterwards I celebrated by going to my Crossfit Box and rowing 5000 meters. Wasn’t doing it for time really. Just doing it – to see if I could. 5000 meters – never rowed that far. Wanted to keep going but didn’t want to over do it.


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My favorite cartoon as a kid was Charlie Brown. The cartoon series Speed Racer was a very close second.

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Most recent AR upper I have received came from Turns out they are not too far from me and I plan to go up and visit them, tour their facility – and share what I find. So far in dealing with them they seem like a class act. Managed to work out a trade with them for some sponsorship. Check ’em out.

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I think I am going to throw up……

John Boehner, Nancy Pelosi








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  1. Rourke- oh I hope you arent going to pay for that physical outburst !!! Its important to hold back with determination until you are healed. Minus 13 last night -windchill was minus 20 . Ten today but the sun is shining !!!! How did everyone fare with the artic
    Boiling water on the stove and woodstove helps to put moisture and warmth into the air. Arlene

  2. Rourke, Keep healing, but like all things- moderation in getting back to [ab]normal.
    Growing up it was Rocky & Bullwinkle (original 50-60’s version), great for entertainment, and later the Cold War slams were hilarious! Getting around the network censors set the learning curve for for bypassing them for The Twilight Zone and Star Trek and others. BTW this is the original iterations of those shows.
    Pictures like those of the two Congress critters should remain covered until viewing. There may be children and food nearby!
    Latest scam on Vets- the VA will issue up to 4 firearm locks to a Vet as long as they provide name, address, number & type of guns. A de facto registration scheme in the making. Vets, please remember that your local gun shops, city & state LEO (all levels) etc. will give these away with no questions asked. If you’re worried about ‘info harvesting’ show up on a bicycle, cross country skis or what ever isn’t track-able to them.
    Story at: VA Offers ‘Free Gun Locks’ in Exchange for Owners’ Info, Addresses & # of Guns Owned Ammoland. Retrieved Jan. 8, 2015, from Web site:

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