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February 8, 2016

There is an old baseball movie starring Ray Malland called It Happens Every Spring.  I mention this because Spring Training begins in twelve days.  Thank goodness football is finally over and we need not put up with it for another six months or so.  The first real primary of the 2016 season is tomorrow.  The silly season is officially coming to a close and it now becomes serious, all or …Read the Rest

Sunday Morning Opera: A Barihunk To Watch

Sunday Morning Opera:  A Barihunk To Watch
February 7, 2016

Yes, it is a registered trade mark, but I think it is highly permissible here, considering the fact that Jonathan …Read the Rest

Bernie’s Age

Bernie’s Age
February 6, 2016

Bernie Sanders is an old man.  No, it isn’t because he was born in 1941 and is only 74-years-old. It …Read the Rest

The Islamic War on Muslim Women

The Islamic War on Muslim Women
February 5, 2016

  My real objection to conservative Islam is the fact that there is absolutely NO tolerance for women.  Women are …Read the Rest

Turning Water Into Wine

Turning Water Into Wine
February 4, 2016

I have a very wise friend who told me something about prayer the other day.  She said all Mary did, …Read the Rest

Iowa Caucuses & the X-Files

Iowa Caucuses & the X-Files
February 3, 2016

Need I say more? Or – I have no earthly idea what to write for today. Thank goodness Iowa is …Read the Rest

Oil Crash = Bad for Billionaires But Good for We the Little People

Oil Crash = Bad for Billionaires But Good for We the Little People
February 2, 2016

I’ve been telling you, for ages, that low oil prices are good for the consumer.  According to Bloomberg, so far, …Read the Rest

Godspeed Columbia

Godspeed Columbia
February 1, 2016

February 1, 2003 Rick D. Husband William C. McCool Michael P. Anderson Ilan Ramon Kalpana Chawla David M. Brown Laurel …Read the Rest

Happy Birthday Gerald Finley

Happy Birthday Gerald Finley
January 31, 2016

Yesterday was Canadian baritone Gerald Finley’s birthday.  I know it doesn’t sound glamorous or complementary, unless we’re talking baseball and …Read the Rest

Boxing Praxiteles

Boxing Praxiteles
January 30, 2016

The ‘civilized’ world, once again was shocked when very famous statues in the Capitoline Museum in Rome were literally ‘boxed’ …Read the Rest

The Foul Staunch of Rank Progressive Hypocrisy

The Foul Staunch of Rank Progressive Hypocrisy
January 29, 2016

If you noticed anything truly nasty in the air, no, it isn’t pollution from Flint, or from the Animas River, …Read the Rest

Godspeed Challenger

Godspeed Challenger
January 28, 2016

January 28, 1986 Michael J. Smith Dick Scobee Ronald McNair Ellison Onizuka Christa McAuliffe Gregory Jarvis Judith Resnick

Ronald Reagan’s Challenger Speech

Ronald Reagan’s Challenger Speech
January 28, 2016

Ladies and Gentlemen, I’d planned to speak to you tonight to report on the state of the Union, but the …Read the Rest

Godspeed Apollo I

Godspeed Apollo I
January 27, 2016

January 27, 1967 Virgil I. Grissom, Jr. Edward H. White, II Roger B. Chaffee High Flight Oh! I have slipped …Read the Rest

Bernie & Donald

Bernie & Donald
January 26, 2016

I’ve been watching Bernie Sanders’ truly nasty supporters for some time, telling a colleague they act like Paulbots.  Well, lo …Read the Rest

The Problem with Islamic Terrorists….

The Problem with Islamic Terrorists….
January 25, 2016

I have several friends who are Muslim.  Leah was born here in the US, and looks as ‘American’ as I …Read the Rest

Sunday Morning Opera: Placi Turns 75!

Sunday Morning Opera:  Placi Turns 75!
January 24, 2016

Okay, so he’s a tenor.  He’s also my favorite tenor.  I’ve seen him so many times at the Met:  Otello, …Read the Rest

Why Will Smith Will Never Win An Oscar

Why Will Smith Will Never Win An Oscar
January 23, 2016

I still don’t understand why Will Smith wasn’t nominated this year.  Take that back, I do know, and I don’t …Read the Rest

Ode to the Consumer

Ode to the Consumer
January 22, 2016

Woe unto the world, now that oil prices have tanked.  If you watch Bloomberg, it is the end of the …Read the Rest

The Crying Game

The Crying Game
January 21, 2016

Rule of thumb:  Real men and Vulcans do not show emotion in public.  It is acceptable, though for them to …Read the Rest

Political Ignorance Is Not a Good Thing – Feeling the Bern

Political Ignorance Is Not a Good Thing – Feeling the Bern
January 20, 2016

There’s nothing wrong with a person who is not involved in politics.  Most people don’t have the stomach for it.  …Read the Rest

Minimum Wage Lunacy

Minimum Wage Lunacy
January 19, 2016

Bernie Sanders is promoting a $15/hour minimum wage.  It sounds great.  Everyone should be making a living wage.  He stresses …Read the Rest

What Are the Limits of Progressive Political Correctness?

What Are the Limits of Progressive Political Correctness?
January 18, 2016

Progressives are making fools of themselves trying not to find anything wrong with hard-line Islam.  The other day I saw …Read the Rest

Sunday Morning Opera: Au Fond Du Temple Saint

Sunday Morning Opera:  Au Fond Du Temple Saint
January 17, 2016

There are times when nothing needs to be said. This is one of those.

Excusing the Barbarians

Excusing the Barbarians
January 16, 2016

NOTE:  I consider myself to be a fairly well educated expert on the history of fashion in the Western world.  …Read the Rest

Alamo Canyon Ranch

Alamo Canyon Ranch
January 15, 2016

View of Capitan Address: E024 Alamo Canyon Road County: Lincoln City: Hondo State:New Mexico GPS:  33.353050, -105.298722 and 33.353109, -105.299084 …Read the Rest

The Cruz Conundrum

The Cruz Conundrum
January 14, 2016

My cousin Paris was born in Sudan when his parents were missionaries.  Both of his parents were American citizens with …Read the Rest

“Suppose…Suppose”

“Suppose…Suppose”
January 13, 2016

Wyatt S. Earp was born on March 19, 1848.  He died on this day in 1929.  His last words were …Read the Rest

False Hope on the Alzheimer’s Frontline

False Hope on the Alzheimer’s Frontline
January 12, 2016

Anyone who has had to deal with a family member who has/had Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) knows the sad and tragic …Read the Rest

The Fine Line of Islamic Racism & Self Promotion

The Fine Line of Islamic Racism & Self Promotion
January 11, 2016

When Rose Hamid entered the Trump rally, she was told that if she attempted to disrupt the rally in any …Read the Rest

Sunday Morning Opera: Celebrating the Greatest – Ever

Sunday Morning Opera: Celebrating the Greatest – Ever
January 10, 2016

Beginning at midnight on January 10, I’ll be tweeting 24 hours of music honoring the greatest baritone there ever was. …Read the Rest


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