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The Great Digital Divide

The Great Digital Divide
February 23, 2015
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Until moving from South Carolina, I always lived in a very rural area.  My complaints were always about not being …Read the Rest

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The Degradation of Our Lives

The Degradation of Our Lives
February 20, 2015
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Last night I was watching a rerun of I Love Lucy.  They had just moved into the house in the …Read the Rest

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If This Is Any Example…We’re Screwed

If This Is Any Example…We’re Screwed
February 19, 2015
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Unfortunately, in this crazy, mixed up world of ours, there are narratives one is no longer allowed to mention, such …Read the Rest

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Mental Illness and Family Responsibility

Mental Illness and Family Responsibility
February 18, 2015
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I am prefacing this post with the following: I never paid attention to the life story of Chris Kyle, until …Read the Rest

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The Birth of a New Atheist Religion

The Birth of a New Atheist Religion
February 17, 2015
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For the past few years, many of us who have serious problems with the abject worship of Ayn Rand and …Read the Rest

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Buckling That Swash – Please?

Buckling That Swash – Please?
February 16, 2015
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Last week, the operatic world was in something of a flutter, at least many female opera fans were.  It was …Read the Rest

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The Acceptable New Hate

The Acceptable New Hate
February 13, 2015
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Some say the world will end in fire, Some say in ice. From what I’ve tasted of desire I hold …Read the Rest

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Confessions of a Data Hog

Confessions of a Data Hog
February 12, 2015
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Woe is me.  Once upon a time – last week, I had a working MacBook Pro 17″ with a 700GB …Read the Rest

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A Special Place in Hell

A Special Place in Hell
February 11, 2015
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Kayla Mueller has been confirmed dead.  Once again a promising young life has been cut short, on a fool’s errand …Read the Rest

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Frying John Kerry’s Canadian Bacon

Frying John Kerry’s Canadian Bacon
February 10, 2015
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By now it is rather obvious the only entities in the civilized world who want to arm the Ukrainians are …Read the Rest

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It’s Dead, Jim

It’s Dead, Jim
February 8, 2015
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The MacBook Pro died Friday night at midnight.  I’ve spent the past I don’t know how many hours updating the …Read the Rest

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The Demon

The Demon
February 7, 2015
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Anton Rubinstein wrote the opera, The Demon, in 1871.  It is based on a poem by Mikhail Lermontov.  Rubinstein, (no …Read the Rest

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The Problem of Harper Lee & Other Seniors

The Problem of Harper Lee & Other Seniors
February 6, 2015
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Having spent the past four years of my life dealing with my father, who had Alzheimer’s Disease, and my mother …Read the Rest

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ISIS, Psychopaths & Dowry Deaths

ISIS, Psychopaths & Dowry Deaths
February 5, 2015
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They say Nero fiddled while Rome burned. In India, one bride is burned alive every hour, because of insufficient dowry.  …Read the Rest

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The Return of Harper Lee

The Return of Harper Lee
February 4, 2015
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It is every writer’s dream.  Just a few hours after the announcement of the publication date of your long-awaited second …Read the Rest

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Measles: Why All the Anti Vax Hype?

Measles:  Why All the Anti Vax Hype?
February 3, 2015
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The current outbreak of Ebola, which is finally tapering off, has a mortality rate of approximately 70%.  The same individuals …Read the Rest

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Racist Kid Suspended for Violent Terrorist Magic

Racist Kid Suspended for Violent Terrorist Magic
February 2, 2015
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Today, one suspects that parents send their kids to school with a mix of fear and trepidation.  Education had changed …Read the Rest

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What the Left Gets Wrong About Dominionism

What the Left Gets Wrong About Dominionism
January 30, 2015
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There is something the left gets wrong about Dominionism, David Lane, the American Family Association, Bryan Fischer and their associates, …Read the Rest

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The Insanity of Global Warming

The Insanity of Global Warming
January 29, 2015
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It’s like this global warming has stalled – or has it.  If it has, global warming advocates refuse to even …Read the Rest

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The Stupidity of Global Warming Hysteria

The Stupidity of Global Warming Hysteria
January 27, 2015
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“… Minnie Freeman safely led thirteen children from her schoolhouse to her home, one half mile (800 m) away. The …Read the Rest

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The Problem With Democrats & Republicans, Too

The Problem With Democrats & Republicans, Too
January 26, 2015
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The GOP officially lost me with the advent of the Tea Parties. I wasn’t a happy camper before their coming, …Read the Rest

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Android vs. Apple

Android vs. Apple
January 25, 2015
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Approximately 3 years ago I made the mistake of buying a Galaxy Tab 7 from Verizon.  I needed a cellular …Read the Rest

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I’m Sick of Liberals, Conservatives & Intellectual Dishonesty

I’m Sick of Liberals, Conservatives & Intellectual Dishonesty
January 24, 2015
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Minions of the far right are bullies, plain and simple.  Trust me, I’ve spent the past decade or so, being …Read the Rest

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The Great Vaccine Debate

The Great Vaccine Debate
January 23, 2015
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I have no children, so I don’t have a real position here.  I suspect, though, if I did, I would …Read the Rest

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Nasty Undiplomatic Diplomacy

Nasty Undiplomatic Diplomacy
January 22, 2015
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In many ways, Barack Obama is his own worst enemy when it comes to working with Congress. He’s basically thumbed …Read the Rest

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The Greatest of Evils

The Greatest of Evils
January 21, 2015
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Chris Hedges wrote, at Truth Dig, the tale of Lola Mozes.  It is heart-wrenching.  It is the tale of the …Read the Rest

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What Both Parties Get Wrong About Capital Gains & Taxes

What Both Parties Get Wrong About Capital Gains & Taxes
January 20, 2015
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People should be allowed to build wealth. Families should be allowed to accumulate wealth and hand it down from one …Read the Rest

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The Lasting Power of Hollywood

The Lasting Power of Hollywood
January 19, 2015
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Let’s get one thing perfectly clear.  It doesn’t matter what one’s nationality or patriotic leanings are, the most stirring moment …Read the Rest

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The Need to Strip Elizabeth I of Her Gender

The Need to Strip Elizabeth I of Her Gender
January 18, 2015
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I am fascinated by the history of fashion.  What people wear and wore is more than couture, it is about …Read the Rest

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Religion, Calls to Worship, Public Endorsement?

Religion, Calls to Worship, Public Endorsement?
January 17, 2015
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There was quite a bit of discussion when it was announced that Duke University was going to allow a Muslim …Read the Rest

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