Category Archives: Rant

Enough is enough

I cannot begin to say how sad I am as I write this.  At first I was angry but, very slowly, that anger dissipated into sadness.  It’s not about my personal or professional life or that my parents are getting sicker … Continue reading

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Nice. Let’s blame the victims.

In the aftermath of the horrific murders in Orlando last weekend, we’ve had a lot of blowhards shooting off their mouths, spouting a lot of complete and utter nonsense.  But all the stupidity that has come out has paled in … Continue reading

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

This is the season for Hall of Fame voting or nominations.  Baseball announced its 2016 Hall of Fame Class last Wednesday, electing Ken Griffey, Jr. and Mike Piazza.  Not to be outdone, the next day football named its 15 finalists … 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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I hate to say it, but a couple Republican candidates made some good points

First, let me say that I pretty much loathe everything that the Republican party, as it’s currently formulated, stands for.  I don’t appreciate the emphasis on the lowest common denominator (i.e., racism), the focus on religion (that if you’re not … Continue reading

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Stupidity: Kim Davis and the anti-gay marriage movement

The thing about gay marriage is that it is a false issue.  It is one that need not garner as much attention as it has.  However, for some strange reason unknown to me, a lot of people get their panties in … Continue reading

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