Monthly Archives: November 2015

What is it with political candidates?

Sometimes it’s considered a strength to stand by your convictions.  That’s one of the things that drives religious folks, that they have their beliefs and stand by them irrespective of what others might say, think or do – even to … Continue reading

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Throw away culture and animals

What do you do when your TV, microwave oven or vacuum cleaner breaks?  Do you take it to be fixed or do you spring for another one?  Even if the repair costs only a couple bucks most people will justify … Continue reading

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Will it never end?

With all the horrors happening in the world – Paris and Mali to name but two – the last thing anyone really wants to think about is the current American political scene. Unfortunately, we really can’t. Undoubtedly, everyone’s heard the latest from … Continue reading

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An open letter to dog owners

I like dogs.  I really do.  I have a cat, a stray that adopted me after I had to put down my previous cat (another stray that had adopted me.  Do they have a network letting each other know about people who’ll … Continue reading

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The latest Republican idiocy

No, I did not watch the debate.  I hadn’t planned to anyway, but didn’t for a couple of reasons.  First is that I knew nothing worthwhile would come out of it.  The other is that I couldn’t find it in … Continue reading

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I’m tired of this garbage

We have another Republican Presidential (candidate) debate tonight.  Are we really learning anything from them?  Do we get anything new out of them?  Do any of the folks on the stage actually talk about anything meaningful?  Like, say, policy points? … Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders is missing the point

A lot has been made recently about the claims of one Dr. Ben Carson.  The claims this venerated new leader among the Republican dwarves has made include that he has no affiliation with Mannatech (demonstrably false) and saying so is … Continue reading

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