I have been called for jury duty beginning today and running through this week. As a result my posts will be sporadic and dependent upon whether I'm selected to serve. I will do my best to keep everyone updated, but the courthouse does not have wi-fi and cell service is spotty.
While I wait to find out my fate, I thought I'd share this amusing bit I saw on TV this weekend. I was watching reruns of Get Smart on ME-TV, and they're up to the end of season five. In the episode "Hello Columbus, Goodbye America" (S05E24, May 1, 1970), a document discovered in Genoa, Italy proves that Christopher Columbus claimed the continental United States as his own personal property. As a result, his last lineal descendant and legitimate heir becomes the owner of the United States. He flies to Washington to claim his patrimony when KAOS kidnaps him and tries to get him to sign over control of America to the evil organization. In the end, the Columbus heir gives America back to the U.S. government to stop KAOS from trying to kill him.
Does that sound familiar? If you're a fan of the History/H2 family of documentaries, it sure does! Scott Wolter told viewers in both The Holy Grail in America (2009) and America Unearthed (S01E09 "Motive for Murder") that (a) the Sinclair family and the Knights Templar positioned the Kensington Rune Stone at the headwaters of the Mississippi River in order to claim most of North America for the Jesus Bloodline Grail Kings and (b) the existence of "Welsh Indians" meant that U.S. sovereignty was in question because America might in fact belong to the Welsh. (It does not.)
The Get Smart episode was essentially Scott Wolter's fever-dream. I wonder if he dreams of a Sinclair heir riding into Washington at the head of a Templar-Freemason honor guard to take control of America in the name of Jesus, the Goddess, and the sacred feminine. The Stars and Stripes come down and over the Capitol dome will fly the hooked X.
"Get Smart" was great humor. I used to watch it regularly as a young teenager. Humor can be a useful medicine, and I still try to watch some Three Stooges once in a while.
5/14/2013 05:54:28 am
Jason, I can attest to the fact that many folks are coming to your blog. I had a spike up to 175 page-views yesterday since re-posting my website. Impressionable minds are being influenced towards the notion that the KRS may be genuine--now even more so since Dr. Richard Nielsen in 2012 revealed possible provenance for its dating method, when compared to a Greenland "acceptable" runestone. People who claim it is positively a hoax will be left with egg on their faces, I believe. I guess egg on faces sounds better than nooses around necks...no twisting into imagined threats.
5/14/2013 06:26:08 am
There is no "'traditional' Columbus viewpoint," at least not since the discovery of L'anse-aux-Meadows half a century ago. We know the Vikings were in North America around 1000 CE, so even if genuine the KRS, at best, represents only a minor sidelight in the story of European exploration of America.
5/14/2013 07:53:39 am
"Impressionable minds are being influenced towards the notion that the KRS may be genuine..."
5/14/2013 09:25:22 am
Jason says: "...even if genuine the KRS, at best, represents only a minor sidelight in the story of European exploration of America."
5/14/2013 10:05:06 am
It's not a Mohawk. I'm just going bald and there is more hair in the center than on the sides.
5/14/2013 03:20:13 pm
"since I reside in what I think is a "medieval-rich" environment up here in MN"
5/13/2013 10:36:42 am
Steve St. Clair,
5/13/2013 12:22:13 pm
Wow, a photo update! Is there any chance of taking a photo everyday to create an ongoing time lapse video of all the premature aging and hair loss covering these alternative theories is causing you?
5/13/2013 12:43:43 pm
Fat chance! Actually, old glasses broke and I had to get new frames, which I finally got the other day after the lenses came in from backorder. The results are different enough that I thought I'd update the photo. I'm not entirely happy with how it came out (I take a terrible photo!), so I'll keep playing with it to see if I can get one that looks better. The last one was good for two years.
5/14/2013 04:20:45 am
Heh, your mohawk still needs a little trim. :<)
5/13/2013 05:26:14 pm
From 1991 to 1994 ABC aired a show by Jim Henson Productions called Dinosaurs. Dinosaurs was a standard American sitcom format show about a family of dinosaurs named... the Sinclairs!
5/13/2013 07:21:08 pm
So clearly Jesus was in fact a descendant of the Sinclairs, and not the other way 'round. Lucky fellow.
5/15/2013 02:17:01 am
The final proof?....the Sinclair oil dinosaur logo appears on the lead Tucson Artifacts that were central to a recent America Unearthed episode.
5/16/2013 09:23:43 am
The smoking gun which will bring down the non-Sinclair tyrants for certain!
5/13/2013 07:35:27 pm
Five days of potential jury duty is brutal. We do it in one; you're either picked for a jury that day or free to go. You're sent to court rooms multiple times over the course of that day when not picked. We have much the same "dull bingo" system, albeit with about a thousand people in the room.
5/14/2013 03:00:38 am
I am counting the seconds until someone replies to this citing the "DNA evidence" Steve St Clair has been researching, because it seems on the surface like such a good counterpoint. Hell, they'd be using your own analogy against you.
5/15/2013 04:16:17 pm
Jason, when I first encountered your site I thought it was Kevin Spacey looking at me (no offence; he's one of my favorite actors). You look a bit happier and more relaxed in the new photo. Perhaps a result of getting the new book published?
5/16/2013 03:35:08 am
With the plaid shirt, Jason now presents a kind of a unique, Mohican-lumberjack look, almost French...with standard issue 21st Century safety goggles firmly in place!
12/20/2015 08:30:28 pm
If the KSR is a genuine land claim, it is situated to claim a huge portion of North America.
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