Archive for March 2016

Rocky Mountain High - Music and lyrics by John Denver

Rocky Mountain High - Music and lyrics by John Denver
It’s 8:00 PM here in Vail, Colorado and I just got the following email from the owner/operator of ChicagoNow.com: “Hey all, Welcome to ChicagoNow’s Blogapalooz-Hour! Your challenge, if you choose to accept it, is to publish a post in one hour. Here is tonight’s challenge: ‘Write about something you find beautiful that you feel others... Read more »

6 things you should know to impress your friends

6 things you should know to impress your friends
As a culture, we don’t spend much time thinking about the way the world around us works.  We tend to focus our energy on the minutia of individual preferences and concocted issues that have no real impact on our lives. Following are some random, everyday things that we can file under “Who Cares?”.  These are... Read more »

Top 51 movie lines from The Hollywood Reporter

Top 51 movie lines from The Hollywood Reporter
The following list comes from the March 11-16, 2016 issue of The Hollywood Reporter.  Their list includs the top 100 movie lines, but that seemed a bit much for this space.  I decided to cut it down to 50, but I also like number 51, which is: “I’m having an old friend for dinner.”  The... Read more »
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Is Donald Trump really a gay, racist anti-Semite?

Is Donald Trump really a gay, racist anti-Semite?
Donald Trump has been accused of many things and it seems likely that a good many of them might be true.  He makes so many claims it’s hard to keep track of what’s real and what’s not. He says he has a big dick and a gun license.  Personally, I think he is a big... Read more »

Ben Carson says, "Don't believe what your eyes and ears tell you about Donald Trump, believe me"

Ben Carson says, "Don't believe what your eyes and ears tell you about Donald Trump, believe me"
Ben Carson said in a press conference yesterday that there are two Donald Trumps. In other words, if you vote for Mr. Hyde, you get Dr. Jekyll as a bonus. In case you don’t remember, Hyde is the monster, Jekyll the good doctor. According to Carson, Trump is not the boorish, racist, egomaniac whipping a... Read more »

Political correctness is a self-deluding, ill-fated attempt to pick up a turd by the clean end

Political correctness is a self-deluding, ill-fated attempt to pick up a turd by the clean end
Political correctness may be the downfall of Western society.  Why do we put ourselves through it?  We remove ourselves from the truth like a game of 6 Degrees of Separation from Kevin Bacon. Our language has taken on a vagueness that often makes true communication all but impossible.  When someone says, “This will take a... Read more »
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Comments, opinions and other great thoughts

Comments, opinions and other great thoughts
It turns out that everyone is not entitled to an opinion. Reading comments posted on the internet often leaves me scratching my head.  Sometimes they are insightful, clever or humorous, but not usually. A fellow named, Felix Christopher posted the following comment after an article by Dennis Byrne entitled, “Where does Donald Trump stand on... Read more »