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Sunday Morning Opera: It’s My Birthday (and I’ll cry if I want too)

Sunday Morning Opera:  It’s My Birthday (and I’ll cry if I want too)
November 29, 2015

My birthday is Wednesday, I think. For years, my birthday gift from my parents was the Metropolitan Opera & Sherrill …Read the Rest

The Evil That Men Do

The Evil That Men Do
November 28, 2015

One of the disturbing facets of our society today is the failure to recognize evil for what it is – …Read the Rest

Being Thankful – The Life Goes On Edition

Being Thankful – The Life Goes On Edition
November 26, 2015

Regular Pink Flamingo readers know how bleak my life has been the past few years.  I lost my father to …Read the Rest

ISIS Is Contained?

ISIS Is Contained?
November 25, 2015

Just a few hours before the deadly terror attacks in Paris, Barack Obama stated that ISIS was contained. The right …Read the Rest

Rednecks, Mosques & Liberals (oh my)

Rednecks, Mosques & Liberals (oh my)
November 24, 2015

As I have said, repeatedly, I like liberal causes.  I just don’t like liberals, especially progressives.  Currently, I think liberals …Read the Rest

Fake Refugee Sentiment

Fake Refugee Sentiment
November 23, 2015

Over the past 3 years, nearly 70,000 refugees have been allowed into the US, each year.  Why are Syrian refugees …Read the Rest

Sunday Morning Opera: Requiem

Sunday Morning Opera:  Requiem
November 22, 2015

It doesn’t matter how many years have passed, the moment is still ingrained in our hearts and souls.  Unfortunately, it …Read the Rest

The Slaughter of the Innocents

The Slaughter of the Innocents
November 21, 2015

“…“It fits the definition of ethnic cleansing,”…” Cameron Hudson Christians in Syria and the Middle East are an endangered species.  …Read the Rest

FOR SALE: Alamo Canyon Ranch

FOR SALE:  Alamo Canyon Ranch
November 20, 2015

When you step foot onto the Alamo Canyon Ranch, you are literally walking into history, on land that has been …Read the Rest

Refugees, Able-Bodied Men of Military Age & Freedom

Refugees, Able-Bodied Men of Military Age & Freedom
November 19, 2015

I have spent the past 10 years of my life defending migrants from Mexico, Central & South American who might …Read the Rest

I Am Right About the ACA

I Am Right About the ACA
November 18, 2015

Since the dawn of the ACA, I have had no health insurance.  There’s a very simple reason.  I can no …Read the Rest

Climate Change, Terror & Progressive Insanity

Climate Change, Terror & Progressive Insanity
November 17, 2015

During Saturday night’s Democratic Presidential Debate, candidate Bernie Sanders linked climate change to terrorism.  He was only repeating what President …Read the Rest

Those Lovely Little French Flags

Those Lovely Little French Flags
November 16, 2015

I have a friend who had the unmitigated gall to refuse to transfer her FB profile photo into a French …Read the Rest

Sunday Morning Opera: Celebrating 50 Years of the Greatest – Ever

Sunday Morning Opera:  Celebrating 50 Years of the Greatest – Ever
November 15, 2015

December 22 will mark the 50th anniversary of Sherrill Milnes debut at the Met.  He played Valentin in Faust. Montserrat …Read the Rest

One of Those Days

One of Those Days
November 14, 2015

“…If we stop breathing, we’ll die. If we stop fighting our enemies, the world will die…”  Victor Laszlo Friday was …Read the Rest

Spoiled Brats, Free Speech & the Mommy State

Spoiled Brats, Free Speech & the Mommy State
November 13, 2015

Remember how the right once talked about the Nanny State?  Well, welcome to the Mommy State.  The  Mommy State exists …Read the Rest

An Open Letter to Kelly J. Semande

An Open Letter to Kelly J. Semande
November 12, 2015

As the president of the Board of Trustees of the Wyatt Earp Birthplace, Inc., I think the time has come …Read the Rest

The Progressive Dislike of Blue Collar Jobs

The Progressive Dislike of Blue Collar Jobs
November 11, 2015

During Tuesday night’s debate, Marco Rubio said that welders make more money than philosophers.  Liberals erupted.   If you read and …Read the Rest

Starbucks Red Cups & the War on Christmas

Starbucks Red Cups & the War on Christmas
November 10, 2015

I am a Christian.  My patron saint of Christmas is Scrooge.  When someone tells me Merry Christmas, they are likely …Read the Rest

UPDATED: Creating Bias & Racism Where There Is None

UPDATED: Creating Bias & Racism Where There Is None
November 9, 2015

UPDATE:  Several hours ago, University of Missouri president Tom Wolfe resigned, forced out of office by not being sensitive enough …Read the Rest

Sunday Morning Opera: Healing via Opera

Sunday Morning Opera:  Healing via Opera
November 8, 2015

The other day mezzo, and now I assume completely dysfunctional Royal’s fanatic, Joyce DiDonato had an interesting Twitter thread about …Read the Rest

Food Insecurity

Food Insecurity
November 7, 2015

Let’s be honest here.  The past six months or so has been miserable.  Money is short.  I’m neither eating well, …Read the Rest

Running on Empty

Running on Empty
November 6, 2015

I am tired, upset, and broke, a not unusual situation for me, these days.  One of my problems, is that, …Read the Rest

Compassion(less) or Exhausted?

Compassion(less) or Exhausted?
November 5, 2015

I’ve just about reached the point where if I see an ad for one more abused animal I am going …Read the Rest

Dealing with Racist Thoughts

Dealing with Racist Thoughts
November 4, 2015

I have a tendency to listen to Dr. Drew on HLN in the evenings simply because I’m too lazy to …Read the Rest

How Facebook Enables Evil

How Facebook Enables Evil
November 3, 2015

I don’t like Facebook.  I consider it an unnecessary evil.  I use it primarily to keep in touch with friends …Read the Rest

“Hard Worker” Now Demeans Slavery?

“Hard Worker” Now Demeans Slavery?
November 2, 2015

I gather the term hard-working is no longer acceptable and is racist?  It is only to be used in the …Read the Rest

Sunday Morning Opera: National Opera Week

Sunday Morning Opera:  National Opera Week
November 1, 2015

This is one of those days when I don’t have a theme.  The long, dark siege of winter is here.  …Read the Rest

Alzheimer’s, The Chaos Theory, and Evil People

Alzheimer’s, The Chaos Theory, and Evil People
October 31, 2015

The best way to describe the Chaos Theory is the butterfly effect.  A butterfly flaps its wings in the Amazon …Read the Rest

Do Not Move to New Mexico

Do Not Move to New Mexico
October 30, 2015

Are there any honest people in the state of New Mexico, besides present company? Do people stay up nights trying …Read the Rest


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