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The New Acceptable Hate

The New Acceptable Hate
March 12, 2015
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One of the worst things there is happens to be racism, intolerance, and bigotry.  You would think with our modern …Read the Rest

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“Ted Cruz & Rand Paul Are Not Responsible Adults”

“Ted Cruz & Rand Paul Are Not Responsible Adults”
March 11, 2015
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Once again Peter King has basically hit the nail on the two pointed heads.  Neither Ted Cruz nor Rand Paul …Read the Rest

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Lindsey and the Great Email Scandal That Wasn’t

Lindsey and the Great Email Scandal That Wasn’t
March 10, 2015
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“You can have every email I’ve ever sent. I’ve never sent one.” Lindsey Graham Ed Kilgore describes Lindsey as the …Read the Rest

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Going Nuts About DST

Going Nuts About DST
March 9, 2015
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I’m writing this at 7:20PM on Sunday evening.  It is not quite dark, yet – thank heavens.  Okay, I confess, …Read the Rest

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The Edmund Pettus Bridge

The Edmund Pettus Bridge
March 7, 2015
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Edmond Pettus was a Grand Dragon of the Alabama Ku Klux Klan.  He was also a United States Senator for …Read the Rest

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Is Macy’s the Future of Retail

Is Macy’s the Future of Retail
March 6, 2015
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I don’t do many things well.  I am a master, though, at shopping.  I admit it.  I am or rather …Read the Rest

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Life Goes On

Life Goes On
March 5, 2015
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Yeah, ob-la-di ob-la-da life goes on bra La-la how the life goes on Yeah, ob-la-di ob-la-da life goes on bra …Read the Rest

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Reality, Russia, and Girlfriends

Reality, Russia, and Girlfriends
March 4, 2015
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Anna Duritskaya has refused to take a polygraph test about her involvement in the murder of Boris Nemtsov.  She has …Read the Rest

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Has ISIS Already Won?

Has ISIS Already Won?
March 3, 2015
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ISIS is now threatening Twitter employees and executives for cracking down on their psychopathic tweets.  Golly, just the other day …Read the Rest

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Oh Dear, Your Yankee Racism Is Showing

Oh Dear, Your Yankee Racism Is Showing
March 2, 2015
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Why do people, even today, think that the South is more racist than any other part of the country?  Have …Read the Rest

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Should Fat Women Be Allowed to Live?

Should Fat Women Be Allowed to Live?
March 1, 2015
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“…Fat people are selfish people …just as most extremes and excesses are not tolerated nor should society excuse this new …Read the Rest

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Where No One Has Gone Before…

Where No One Has Gone Before…
February 28, 2015
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Space… the final frontier. These are the continuing voyages of the starship Enterprise. Her ongoing mission: to explore strange new …Read the Rest

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Broadband, Baritones, Opera & Living in the Middle of Nowhere, USA

Broadband, Baritones, Opera & Living in the Middle of Nowhere, USA
February 26, 2015
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I still don’t take modern technology for granted.  That, if anything, should date me has having been born way before …Read the Rest

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Never Good Enough

Never Good Enough
February 25, 2015
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I wish this were just about me.  Unfortunately, it isn’t.  If you start looking, I suspect at least 20% of …Read the Rest

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Polite Political Discourse: A Concept Whose Time Has Come

Polite Political Discourse: A Concept Whose Time Has Come
February 24, 2015
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I quit. I give up. No more. Zip Nada Zilch No mas! I’m no longer part of certain forms of …Read the Rest

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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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