July 23, 2014 RSS feed / Opinion

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BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

MY COMPATRIOT MR. WHISKERS

Catfish comfort me, I think because we have much in common. Unlike trout or purist dry-fly trout anglers, the catfish and I are no gentlemen. In contrast to largemouth bass and celebrity bass fishermen, we are not hugely loved by an adoring public. More...

HOME COUNTRY

Dud Campbell, our resident wouldbe novelist, was busy on his day off. Anita watched him excitedly as he removed something from the box that had arrived. It was a CD. And it was something he hadn’t asked her about. More...

••••The Wall••••

A little history most people will never know. Interesting veterans statistics off the Vietnam Memorial Wall.  There are 58,267 names now listed on that polished black wall, including those added in 2010.  More...

A Letter from a real Hero

"A free people ought not only to be armed and disciplined, but they should have sufficient arms and ammunition to maintain a status of independence from any who might attempt to abuse them, which would include their own government.” George Wash More...

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Between the rock and the hard place

Have you ever heard the old saying, "Between a rock and a hard place?"  I heard that saying all my life, in fact, on occasions, I'vebeeninthosesituations where you have to choose between two unpleasant alternatives, and your choicewillcauseprobl More...

Dear Jimmy Carter, we apologize

Noted economist and political theorist, Thomas Sowell, recently remarked that “those people who want Hillary Clinton elected president, so that we could have our first woman president, seem to have learned absolutely nothing from the current di More...

You may be a Muslim

Have you ever wondered why it’s OK to make jokes about Catholics, the Pope, Jews, Christians, the Irish, the Italians, the Polish, the Chinese, the French (including French Canadians), Newfies etc., but it’s insensitive to make jokes abou More...

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Science v s . Religion

We've run this before, but some things are worth a reread!  "Let me explain the problem science has with religion."  The atheist professor of philosophy pauses before his class and then asks one of his new students to stand.  “Yo More...