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The Low Family Tolerance Edition

The Low Family Tolerance Edition
November 18, 2014

Right about now I really don’t like my family.  I can, with all candor, report the feeling is mutual.  No, …Read the Rest

Grubergate

Grubergate
November 17, 2014

Once again the political world is yawning toward another alleged scandal.  As far as scandals go, this one is well, …Read the Rest

The Greatest of Them All as Boccanegra

The Greatest of Them All as Boccanegra
November 16, 2014

I saw Sherrill Milnes do Simone Boccanegra at the Met, on my birthday in 1984, just a few weeks before …Read the Rest

PART XXXI: Christian Reconstruction, ATI, Abuse & Submission – Ruining the Kids

PART XXXI:  Christian Reconstruction, ATI, Abuse & Submission – Ruining the Kids
November 15, 2014

Over the past months, I’ve been writing a series of articles about Bill Gothard, Christian Reconstruction, Gary North, ATI, the …Read the Rest

Gum-Chewing Canadian Bacon, Putin Style

Gum-Chewing Canadian Bacon, Putin Style
November 14, 2014

Evidently Vladimir Putin can do nothing right in the eyes of the American press, having been subjected to a full …Read the Rest

Dish, Politics, Corruption and Charlie Ergen

Dish, Politics, Corruption and Charlie Ergen
November 13, 2014

Dish Network is considered the meanest company in America. Anyone who has had to combat their rude employees on the …Read the Rest

Italian Seismologist Acquitted of Murder

Italian Seismologist Acquitted of Murder
November 12, 2014

Here in the US, we think that our elected officials, judges, and the population in general is becoming more and …Read the Rest

Wednesday’s Hero – SSgt. Michael Pate

Wednesday’s  Hero – SSgt. Michael Pate
November 12, 2014

SSgt. Michael Pate 31 years old from Austin, Texas Civil Affairs Team 611 From SSgt. Pate’s Silver Star citation: The …Read the Rest

My Father’s Service

My Father’s Service
November 11, 2014

When I first began blogging, I would do like everyone else, to get in on the topic of the day.  …Read the Rest

Happy Carl Sagan Day!

Happy Carl Sagan Day!
November 10, 2014

Better late than never to celebrate Carl Sagan Day, dedicated to the best flirt I ever encountered. The man was …Read the Rest

Sunday Morning Opera

Sunday Morning Opera
November 9, 2014

While I’m dealing with family things, I thought I’d just do more of my favorite thing. Opera, to me, is …Read the Rest

Note to Dems: You Field Crap Candidates & You Lose

Note to Dems:  You Field Crap Candidates & You Lose
November 8, 2014

I know the GOP has been stuck on stupid for ages, but the Dems?  This was a stuck on stupid …Read the Rest

Sugar Is NOT Toxic!

Sugar Is NOT Toxic!
November 7, 2014

Believe it or not, there are things in this world worse than soda, sugar, and obesity.  Oh, you say?  But, …Read the Rest

Sparky Anderson Is ALWAYS Right

Sparky Anderson Is ALWAYS Right
November 6, 2014

My heart belongs to The Big Red Machine.  I came of age watching my beloved Reds, with my man, Johnny …Read the Rest

I Love Election Nights!

I Love Election Nights!
November 5, 2014

It doesn’t matter all that much who is winning or losing (oh, it does, but that’s not the point).  I …Read the Rest

Wednesday’s Hero – 1st. Lt. Loren Hagen

Wednesday’s Hero – 1st. Lt. Loren Hagen
November 5, 2014

1st. Lt. Loren Hagen 24 years old from Fargo, North Dakota U.S. Army Training Advisory Group February 25, 1946 – …Read the Rest

Dish Network – Totally Ambitions and Absolute Rubbish

Dish Network – Totally Ambitions and Absolute Rubbish
November 4, 2014

Guess what I was watching while creating this post?  My sincerest apologies to Top Gear, one of my fave shows  …Read the Rest

Can Space Industries Survive an Explosive Week

Can Space Industries Survive an Explosive Week
November 3, 2014

It is a dumb headline:  Can Space Industry Survive 2 Explosions in 4 Days?  Of course it can.  It’s a …Read the Rest

Stuck on Ebola Stupid

Stuck on Ebola Stupid
November 1, 2014

Funny how more people will die today from gun violence and mistakes than have thus died due to Ebola here …Read the Rest

Va, Tosca! Te Deum

Va, Tosca! Te Deum
October 31, 2014

I don’t think it’s much of a secret that I love opera. I love my baritones. My very favorite piece …Read the Rest

A Conservative Christian’s Real Version of Horror?

A Conservative Christian’s Real Version of Horror?
October 31, 2014

“God is not a divine being or a magician, but the Creator who brought everything to life.” Do you have …Read the Rest

Oh Susana, Let’s Discriminate Against NM’s Native Population

Oh Susana, Let’s Discriminate Against NM’s Native Population
October 30, 2014

Just when you think Susana Martinez cannot sink any lower, she does.  Just when you think that far right bigotry …Read the Rest

It Ain’t Over ‘Till the Opera Singer Sings!

It Ain’t Over ‘Till the Opera Singer Sings!
October 29, 2014

Something strange and wonderful has happened in the world of opera.  The Kansas City Royals have reached Game 7 of …Read the Rest

Wednesday’s Hero – Cpt. Joseph O’Callahan

Wednesday’s Hero – Cpt. Joseph O’Callahan
October 29, 2014

Cpt. Joseph O’Callahan 58 years old from Worcester, Mass Naval Reserve Chaplain Corps, USS Franklin May 14, 1905 – March …Read the Rest

The Coming Bloodbath – The Six Year Itch

The Coming Bloodbath – The Six Year Itch
October 28, 2014

I’ve been predicting that the Democrats are facing an uphill battle in November.  The are several reasons for this.  First, …Read the Rest

Little F-Bomb Princesses

Little F-Bomb Princesses
October 27, 2014

By now you’ve probably seen the video featuring four or five little girls, maybe six or seven years old, using …Read the Rest

2:30PM, October 26, 1881

2:30PM, October 26, 1881
October 26, 2014

The Obligatory October 26 Post

The Obligatory October 26 Post
October 26, 2014

It was about 2:15 PM on a very windy, very chilly Wednesday afternoon when four brave men began what we …Read the Rest

St. Crispin’s Day

St. Crispin’s Day
October 25, 2014

If we follow the letter of the speech, then I must honor St. Crispin’s Day.  One of my Clements ancestors …Read the Rest

DISHing Bad Customer Service

DISHing Bad Customer Service
October 24, 2014

There are times when you just get fed up with the whims and insanity of too big to fail.  This …Read the Rest


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