Archive for June 2015

Mike Huckabee is the new head of the American Taliban

Mike Huckabee is the new head of the American Taliban
Mike Huckabee, a man who wants to take the presidential oath, swearing on a bible to defend the Constitution has declared that he “will not acquiesce to an imperial court.”  He was referring, of course to the Supreme Court’s latest ruling that states can not deny marriage to anyone. I’m not entirely sure what Huckabee... Read more »

Jack of all trades, rockstar in my own mind

Jack of all trades, rockstar in my own mind
Tonight’s assignment, sent to us at 9:00 PM CDT is to write a blog on the following subject and publish it exactly at 10:00 PM: “Without trying to be humble, write about something you’re really good at.” I spent the first five minutes staring at it, trying to decide if that “at” is a dangling... Read more »

Charleston, South Carolina is no Bus Stop

Charleston, South Carolina is no Bus Stop
In the Hollies’ song, Bus Stop the lyrics say, “That umbrella, we employed it By August, she was mine.”  Did you ever wonder what the heck he was doing with that umbrella that made her his? Maybe that’s just a silly song from another time. Not too many things are that silly, anymore. By now... Read more »
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Same sex marriage and the queers in black robes - Part II

Same sex marriage and the queers in black robes - Part II
If you read my last piece on gay marriage , you may wonder why Part II here refers to it as same sex marriage.  I’m wondering the same thing myself. I don’t know if one is more acceptable or less politically incorrect than the other.  I’m not even sure I know the difference between Oriental... Read more »

This could be the year of the Triple Crown

This could be the year of the Triple Crown
Thoroghbred racing has been called the sport of kings and, like kings it is largely inscrutable.  For many owners there is  a deep love of both the sport and its contestants, but there is also a bottom line, the sum total of all the pluses and minuses above it. Saturday could mark the 37th year... Read more »