The Myth of Guns and the Wild West

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Ordinance No.9: “To Provide against Carrying of Deadly Weapons” (effective April 19, 1881). Section 1. “It is hereby declared to be unlawful for any

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The High Cost of Doing the Right Thing

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There are times, when doing the right thing, sets off a chain reaction that results in good and honorable individuals ruining their lives. Such

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David Brooks’ View of the Wild West Is (well) Stupid

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David Brooks had a recent article about the decline of the male.  It makes no sense at all.  Rather than attempt to make something

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Who Am I?

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I am a kindergarten drop-out. Lately, The Pink Flamingo has been getting question about who I am.  You can find a bit of information

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I Will Never Tell Someone to Vote….

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Thursday evening, The Pink Flamingo was visiting with a friend, Gordon Anderson, who owns the Larian Motel in Tombstone.  (FYI, it is the best

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PART X: The Myth of the Libertarian Wild West

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NOTE:  For those who don’t know The Pink Flamingo, in my real life I specialize in the Wild West, with two novels and two

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Two Bucks a Pop!

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Last Christmas The Pink Flamingo’s sister presented me with an Aerogrow. I’ve piddled around with lettuce, herbs, tomatoes, and now string beans. I just checked and I have 7 (count ’em) SEVEN string beans! It costs about $14 for a seed kit, for a grand total of two bucks a bean!

FYI – the cats love the lettuce!

If The Pink Flamingo has been a little flaky with posting these past three weeks, there is a reason. I just returned from 7 fabulous days in Tombstone. On Thursday we watched a bus load of tea party idiots from Texas roam the streets of Tombstone. They were showing solidarity with Arizona. If they really cared, they would have spent money, which they did not. Business is way off in Tombstone. There are several reasons: the economy, current mayor, and the boycott of Arizona.

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