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A Lent Study: Polishing Silver

A Lent Study:  Polishing Silver
February 12, 2016
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Victorian women, especially here in the United States had a soft spot for sterling flatware. Collectively, they were basically addicted …Read the Rest

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The Women Helping Women Myth

The Women Helping Women Myth
February 11, 2016
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Gloria Steinem and Madeleine Albright are basking in the throes of unified sisterhood. According to Albright, there is a special place …Read the Rest

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Football and Head Injuries

Football and Head Injuries
February 9, 2016
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One former NFL player said, in an interview, he doubted if the NFL would even be around in another 20 …Read the Rest

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Political Media Nincompoops

Political Media Nincompoops
February 8, 2016
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There is an old baseball movie starring Ray Malland called It Happens Every Spring.  I mention this because Spring Training …Read the Rest

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Bernie’s Age

Bernie’s Age
February 6, 2016
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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

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The Islamic War on Muslim Women

The Islamic War on Muslim Women
February 5, 2016
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  My real objection to conservative Islam is the fact that there is absolutely NO tolerance for women.  Women are …Read the Rest

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Turning Water Into Wine

Turning Water Into Wine
February 4, 2016
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I have a very wise friend who told me something about prayer the other day.  She said all Mary did, …Read the Rest

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

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Happy Birthday Gerald Finley

Happy Birthday Gerald Finley
January 31, 2016
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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

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Boxing Praxiteles

Boxing Praxiteles
January 30, 2016
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The ‘civilized’ world, once again was shocked when very famous statues in the Capitoline Museum in Rome were literally ‘boxed’ …Read the Rest

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The Foul Staunch of Rank Progressive Hypocrisy

The Foul Staunch of Rank Progressive Hypocrisy
January 29, 2016
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If you noticed anything truly nasty in the air, no, it isn’t pollution from Flint, or from the Animas River, …Read the Rest

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The Problem with Islamic Terrorists….

The Problem with Islamic Terrorists….
January 25, 2016
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I have several friends who are Muslim.  Leah was born here in the US, and looks as ‘American’ as I …Read the Rest

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Sunday Morning Opera: Placi Turns 75!

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

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Why Will Smith Will Never Win An Oscar

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

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Ode to the Consumer

Ode to the Consumer
January 22, 2016
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Woe unto the world, now that oil prices have tanked.  If you watch Bloomberg, it is the end of the …Read the Rest

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The Crying Game

The Crying Game
January 21, 2016
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Rule of thumb:  Real men and Vulcans do not show emotion in public.  It is acceptable, though for them to …Read the Rest

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Political Ignorance Is Not a Good Thing – Feeling the Bern

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

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What Are the Limits of Progressive Political Correctness?

What Are the Limits of Progressive Political Correctness?
January 18, 2016
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Progressives are making fools of themselves trying not to find anything wrong with hard-line Islam.  The other day I saw …Read the Rest

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Sunday Morning Opera: Au Fond Du Temple Saint

Sunday Morning Opera:  Au Fond Du Temple Saint
January 17, 2016
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There are times when nothing needs to be said. This is one of those.

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Excusing the Barbarians

Excusing the Barbarians
January 16, 2016
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NOTE:  I consider myself to be a fairly well educated expert on the history of fashion in the Western world.  …Read the Rest

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False Hope on the Alzheimer’s Frontline

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

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The Fine Line of Islamic Racism & Self Promotion

The Fine Line of Islamic Racism & Self Promotion
January 11, 2016
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When Rose Hamid entered the Trump rally, she was told that if she attempted to disrupt the rally in any …Read the Rest

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Sunday Morning Opera: Celebrating the Greatest – Ever

Sunday Morning Opera: Celebrating the Greatest – Ever
January 10, 2016
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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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Abortion Terror Vs. Islamic Terror

Abortion Terror Vs. Islamic Terror
January 8, 2016
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Theodore Shulman is a pro-choice terrorist.  In 2013, the Governor of North Dakota and pro-life legislators was receiving death threats …Read the Rest

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Disrupting the Donald

Disrupting the Donald
January 8, 2016
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Just so you know, I love politics.  I eat, sleep, breath, and live politics.  I live for the silly season, …Read the Rest

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The Talibaning of Western Women Has Begun

The Talibaning of Western Women Has Begun
January 7, 2016
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Last week I wrote about the problem with the women who have accused Bill Cosby of rape.  I have not …Read the Rest

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Not Sedition Nor Terror, Just Stuck on Stupid

Not Sedition Nor Terror, Just Stuck on Stupid
January 5, 2016
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This isn’t about the latest crack-up of the Bundy Clown Car.  It isn’t about the Hammond family, who may or …Read the Rest

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Karma Is Not a Christian Concept

Karma Is Not a Christian Concept
January 4, 2016
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Karma is a major concept in Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, and Taoism.  It is NOT Christian.  There is nothing about …Read the Rest

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Sunday Morning Opera: Aretha?

Sunday Morning Opera:  Aretha?
January 3, 2016
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In my humble opinion, the greatest voices this country has ever produced are: Sherrill Milnes Beverly Sills Leontyne Price Elvis …Read the Rest

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Morality, Cultures & ISIS

Morality, Cultures & ISIS
January 2, 2016
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We modern Americans have a problem.  The blanket comment would be to blame everything on politics, either liberal or conservative, …Read the Rest

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