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There are just too many things in life to ingore. I find out as many of them as possible. Writing them down also helps me to explore them more thoroughly. Understanding something is more important than just quoting a couple of facts. Writing has been an interest of mine. Why go to a brick and mortar publisher? You can just log in and write. Who knows? It may take off some day.

I've been a student, teacher, father, friend, protestor, pushover, lover, loser.

My website portamenteff.com where I help people build a web presence. Web design, graphics, code, SEO, and other things to help people have their voice heard. After all, you got to have a day job right?

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  • Healing a Strained Back
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    Healing a Strained Back

    4 months ago

    For those of us who do hard physical labor, whether it's for a living or just fixing up your home, back pain is inevitable. It's just part of the deal. I've found some things to make it heal faster.

  • Zombie Apocalypse Champ
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    Zombie Apocalypse Champ

    22 months ago

    The dead will rise or so they say if you read comic books like The Walking Dead, or watch TV cartoons, movies, even Micheal Jackson videos. If they do I find it necessary to be prepared.

  • Hard Winter Driving
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    Hard Winter Driving

    22 months ago

    As winter creeps eerily along, we get to enjoy some of the benefits of it's cold and snow. Some of those are skiing, sledding, ice skating, snowball fights, and making snowmen.

  • How My Linux System Fixed My Windows
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    How My Linux System Fixed My Windows

    3 years ago

    I've been a Gnu/Linux user for several years now, both for work and just to surf the web, play games etc. I do have a copy of Windows 8 on my laptop though. And I use it sometimes, until it breaks.

  • BitCoin As a Viable Currency
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    BitCoin As a Viable Currency

    3 years ago

    In the electronic age which we have been thrown, it is inevitable that even our money become 100% digital. In order to adapt to our new found technology, BitCoin may be the answer.

  • Taxation Is A Criminal Act
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    Taxation Is A Criminal Act

    3 years ago

    Many people have wondered if taxes are actually voluntary or mandatory. If you consider the fact that people lose their homes, cars, businesses, and bank account for failing to pay taxes, then by that point of view,...

  • Avoid The NSA Snooping On Your Web Usage
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    Avoid The NSA Snooping On Your Web Usage

    4 years ago

    The US government, and governments around the world are spying on you. Hackers are trying to get your information as well. Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in the world. Here are some ideas

  • American Gun Grabbers
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    American Gun Grabbers

    4 years ago

    It's good to start with a little bit of historical background on the issue at hand- gun control. “Laws that forbid the carrying of arms… disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit...

  • Legal Marajuana
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    Legal Marajuana

    5 years ago

    Canibis, a family of plants that was brought to the English colonies of America by farmers to be sold as an industrial crop. It wasn't as widely used for recreation or medicine as it was for rope, canvas, paper and...

  • Using Python as a Calculator
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    Using Python as a Calculator

    5 years ago

    Sometimes I'm building a web page, and I need to calculate some quick math. If I'm in a command line text editor, then I usually just open a new tab and type: python It's an easy parser to install, has very few...

  • Ebay A Virtual Bazaar
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    Ebay A Virtual Bazaar

    5 years ago

    Imagine you're walking down a narrow street in some exotic country with little carts and tables set up to sell everything you can possibly imagine from cellular phones to a dried up peice of toast. Every fifteen seconds...

  • Just a One Man Band
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    Just a One Man Band

    5 years ago

    I've been a musician playing in bands off and on for 25 years or so. Luckily I haven't been arrested for sticking my finger out of my pants' zipper like Jim Morrison of The Doors, overdosed on drugs like at least a...

  • Tune Your Guitar Easily
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    Tune Your Guitar Easily

    5 years ago

    Here is a layout of the names of the strings and the placement for tuning. My own guitar Have you bought a guitar and it has been sitting in the closet for a while? Have you just got one and want to tune it up? Here's...

  • National Defense Authorization Act
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    National Defense Authorization Act

    5 years ago

    Senate bill 1031 or the "National Defense Authorization Act" passed on New Year's eve of 2011. I wasn't surprised by that at all. Most of the bill is mundane spending authorization for the pentagon. The usual military...

  • Frankenfoods
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    Frankenfoods

    5 years ago

    We eat our food, know that is tastes good, and nourishes our bodies. This is the simplest chain of events in our minds. We associate food with health. Although this may be true, GMO (or genetically modified organisms)...

  • Modern Day Anarchy
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    Modern Day Anarchy

    5 years ago

    Modern Day Anarchy People have always come to understand anrachists as either these plotting revolutionaries secretly meeting in the back of quiet coffee shops, or young punks throwing rocks at windows in a downtown...

  • Ron Paul Not Just a Candidate- A Movement
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    Ron Paul Not Just a Candidate- A Movement

    5 years ago

    Dr. Ron Paul, an O.B. GYN, 12 term Republican house of representatives member, and former libertarian candidate is running for the GOP nomination for President of the United States of America. He has run before...

  • Beat the Flu
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    Beat the Flu

    5 years ago

    Since both of the people who dwell under the same roof as myself are now sick, I thought an article on how to kill the flu is in order. Let's look at some things that can lead to it, some ways to shorten the duration,...

  • Maxims of Law
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    Maxims of Law

    5 years ago

    In the natural course of study to regain the freedom that is my right, I've found myself having to study law- that is the words the powers that be use to attack me so that they may retain their power. Actually they are...

  • LMMS-Linux Multimedia Studio
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    LMMS-Linux Multimedia Studio

    6 years ago

    LMMS-screenshot This program is the open-source answer to Fruity-Loops. It can record, digitalize, and create MIDI sounds, mix and master, and can be used as a DAW (digital audio workstation.) Don't let the name fool...

  • Convert HTML WebSite to PHP
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    Convert HTML WebSite to PHP

    7 years ago

    My trusty text editor Gedit. In the modern Internet, dynamic websites are key to a successful business venture. the old static HTML just can't compare to what one needs. I had this old static site as my home page. I...

  • How to live Homeless
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    How to live Homeless

    7 years ago

    At least this guy is honest. That's worth a beer isn't it? With today's economy being the way it is, I'm starting to see more and more people who used to have jobs, and houses, both rented and mortgaged living in...

  • Become a Freeman-on-the-land
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    Become a Freeman-on-the-land

    5 years ago

    In my research for common law remedies of which I wrote a hub about, I've come across a movement known as the Freeman-on-the-land. I hadn't heard the term in over a decade. It has been since I knew a fellow who had...

  • Starting a band, It's not too easy
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    Starting a band, It's not too easy

    7 years ago

    Try getting four or five people in the same room at the same time. Now try doing that with four or five people who have knowledge and skill on the same subject. After 24 years of playing in bands, I still face the task...

  • Common Law Court of Record
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    Common Law Court of Record

    7 years ago

    An old traditional court of common law, though antiquated can still have modern uses. Is this dinosour still used? If so How? This is a brief look at one very complicated instrument of law revolving around the concept...

  • Nazi Pediatricians
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    Nazi Pediatricians

    7 years ago

    I recently took my child for her periodic check-up. They weigh her, measure her height, check her tonsils, and so on and so forth. This last visit was a bit alarming though. First, they gave me an intern seeking her...

  • The Breath Tax
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    The Breath Tax

    7 years ago

    Hockey stick graph: a proven total fraud. The Breath Tax and Some of It's Implications With Congress constantly trying to take away freedom, there's one thing that's always been free, breathing. Now with "Cap and...

  • Oil of Oregano: Timeless Medicine
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    Oil of Oregano: Timeless Medicine

    7 years ago

    A plant of many uses. This lovely plant makes a great addition to a decorative garden. It spices up a salad with it's fresh leaves. It seasons home-made pasta sauce as well. But what many people don't know is that it...

  • Substituting Healthy Ingredients
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    Substituting Healthy Ingredients

    7 years ago

    When your in a grocery store, and you pass by all of these ingredients that look good, taste good, and are low priced, remember to read the box. If it comes in a box, it has an ingredient list. I always use a good rule...

  • Health Care Unveiled
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    Health Care Unveiled

    7 years ago

    As our wonderful health care bill gets signed, I can't help but wonder what will happen to our freedom? Is there any end to the government's reach into our lives? How will someone like me who uses natural medicine...

  • Full Body Scan A Violation
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    Full Body Scan A Violation

    7 years ago

    The full body scan being implemented at airports, courthouses, and other at-risk places seems to me to be a violation of our right to privacy. This is simply something we should not accept in order to retain what little...

  • Create Custom Logo With Gimp Image Editor
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    Create Custom Logo With Gimp Image Editor

    7 years ago

    Gimp is an acronym for "Gnu Image Manipulation Program." It can re-size/scale, convert, manipulate, edit, and create images in just about any format or file extension you see on the web. as an experiment in my image...

  • Using Ardour the Sound editor
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    Using Ardour the Sound editor

    7 years ago

    It doesn't get much better. Ardour is a free open-source program written chiefly for Gnu_Linux based operating systems, but it does work on Apple's Macintosh operating system as well. As a musician of 25 years who has...

  • Our wonderful Health Care Bill
    0

    Our wonderful Health Care Bill

    7 years ago

    If you've been following the health care bill at all, you know this is a hotly debated topic. In case you haven't heard, congress is very close to passing the largest bill in United States government history. It is over...

  • Create Beats With Hydrogen Drum Machine
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    Create Beats With Hydrogen Drum Machine

    5 years ago

    The full view of Hydrogen Good news is that it ships with many distributions like 64studio and Medibuntu. That means the live cd will run it, and you won't have to go through installing a new operating system just to...

  • First Truthers, Then Birthers, Now Warmers?
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    First Truthers, Then Birthers, Now Warmers?

    7 years ago

    All groups of conspiracy theorists seem to get nicknamed. They get names like "Truthers" for those who don't buy the official story of the 911 attacks. Another is "Birthers" for those like myself who believe President...

  • Television is Mind Control
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    Television is Mind Control

    5 years ago

    Our brains are wired so that we can receive and perceive information. This can invoke an emotional response. That is what the television programmers are after. If they just gave you the information you would filter it...

  • On Health and healing
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    On Health and healing

    8 years ago

    This hub will go through the basics of why we as a society have so much obesity, disease, and depression. How did we get so unhealthy? Well it goes back to the Nixon days when we as a nation started to pay farmers NOT...

  • Other Names for Google ChromeOS
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    Other Names for Google ChromeOS

    8 years ago

      I've been a Gnu-Linux user for 5 years now. (Virus free since 2005 when I quit that stupid dual-boot crap.) Every new *nix flavor that comes out I try to VirtualBox it, or at least raise an eyebrow. So when all the...

  • become a virtuoso guitarist
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    become a virtuoso guitarist

    8 years ago

    The Old Master, godfather of the modern guitar, Andres Segevia The classical guitar is the easiest instrument to learn, the most difficult to master. The first thing to remember is that you can play beautiful notes and...

  • Emerge Your Software With Sabayon
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    Emerge Your Software With Sabayon

    5 years ago

    The Emerge package manager is by far the most comprehensive system I've used. It ships with Sabayon Linux and is based on Gentoo's Portage. Much like RPM for RedHat and Apt for Debian this user interface uses the...

  • The Tao of Linux
    2

    The Tao of Linux

    8 years ago

    It's just so hard, but I do it anyway. I'm a Linux user in a Windows world. (Windows, Life without firewalls!) I can believe in the use of whatever tools you need to get the job done, albeit building a web page,...

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