You know that graphically enhanced picture of me that greets you when you link to my blog? Well, I do not look like that anymore. You see, due to several constraints (we have an immune-compromised member of the family, I have a history of upper respiratory infections that are not mild, our children are thankfully … Continue reading Whip My Hair (A Pandemic Response)
I am not a Christian. I am well aware that I live in a Christian majority. I am not attempting to take the Christ our of Christmas or preventing Christians from celebrating their faith and holidays (or other religion's celebrations, for that matter). I understand that the majority religion's events and celebrations are going to … Continue reading Boycott Hobby Lobby
The worst thing about growing older is not the loss of physical capabilities, though that is a pain in the ass, and the knees, shoulders, and ankles. Though bothersome, the increasing numbers of food items that cause raging indigestion are not the worst thing about growing older either. Neither is diminishing eyesight, hearing, tolerance for … Continue reading The Worst Thing About Growing Older
By now you have probably read, skimmed, or at least seen the headlines about ProPublica’s ProPublica’s huge expose regarding how the wealthiest Americans are not paying their fair share of income tax. (see: The Secret IRS Files: Trove of never-before-seen records reveal how wealthiest avoid income tax.) I am going to argue that, while ProPublica’s … Continue reading Fun With Math: Our Obsession With the Rich
A bit of background. Our small Village, following the Governor's actions, established a mask mandate for indoor activity at commercial and public indoor areas in the village. Two businesses, owned by the same family, decided to post "please remove your mask" signs in the entrances to their establishments and actively derided the Governor's and Village … Continue reading Letter To The Editor
Friends, either you're closing your eyesTo a situation you do not wish to acknowledgeOr you are not aware of the caliber of disaster indicatedBy the presence of this thinking in your community Well, we got trouble, my friend, right hereI say, trouble right here in these United States* *With abject apologies to Meredith Wilson, Robert … Continue reading We Got Trouble, Right Here In Your City
Yeah, I am going to rant about Israel. Well, closer to the truth is I am going to rant about how the Progressive wing of the Democratic Party is beginning to look a lot like Republicans when it comes to telling the truth. I encourage you to Google any news source you wish to confirm … Continue reading Deja Vu All Over Again
The Dems gotta get smarter and tougher if they want to produce real progress.
It just might be the right time to reimagine or expand the Darwin Awards.
I am a gun owner. I have hunted geese, duck, teal, quail, dove. I shoot skeet and trap. I have been to the target range with a handgun on many occasions. My father and I never went deer hunting because we lived in an area where the deer hunters put booze in their coffee at … Continue reading The Gun Debate