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A Quick Survey Of The Internet This Morning

A quick survey of the internet this morning. Did you study Classical Mythology in college? You’re lucky you escaped without sustaining PTSD. Ovid is obviously out. But is Toni Morrison ok or not? Not sure. […]


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“It’s Sick Out There, And Getting Sicker”

The late Bob Grant, a talk radio host for decades in New York City, had a favorite catch phrase: “It’s sick out there, and getting sicker” Okay, he was a bit cynical, but then again, […]


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Thursday Thoughts

Daimler is developing a self-driving over-the-road truck, and one model made a test-drive a day or so ago near Las Vegas. While the cab will still have a driver aboard (just in case) the truck […]


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Please Tell Me This Is Satire

Jonathan Swift once proposed in “A Modest Proposal” that the population crisis (which wasn’t) in the United Kingdom might best be solved by consuming children. It was satire, though so well- written that many took […]



You Must Stop!

No matter what you are do, or what you enjoy, there’s someone out there who wants you to STOP IT RIGHT NOW! Because of the Earth. Because you’ll get cancer. Because the science is settled. […]


The New Rage

You just can’t win. We’ve talked about this in this space for quite a while about some the eccentricities (or should it be insanities?) currently raging throughout college campuses across the land. “Trigger Warnings”, for […]


BALTIMORE, MD - APRIL 25:  Protesters clash with police during a march in honor of Freddie Gray on April 25, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. Gray, 25, was arrested for possessing a switch blade knife outside the Gilmor Homes housing project on Baltimore's west side on April 12. According to his attorney, Gray died a week later in the hospital from a severe spinal cord injury he received while in police custody.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

A Short Visit Today: Baltimore

A short visit today. So Protestors Inc., a division of Occupy Wall Street, went to work in other cities across the country, bearing identical signage, and attire (who is paying for this?) protesting the death […]


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Keith Pfaneuf Warned Us!

Keith Pfaneuf of CtMirror.org warned us yesterday; spending cuts will be nearly impossible to implement, and so a billion-dollar deficit will have to be closed with……….. Yep! Tax increases. But only on “the rich”. At […]


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“Now What?”

I saw a cartoon years ago that depicted two dogs who had apparently, after a pursuit, finally caught a car. One turns to the other and asks: “Now what?” That’s what I’ve wondered about in […]


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Is This A Great Country Or What?

Is this a great country or what?  Yesterday morning I joined some friends for a birthday celebration- actually a breakfast brunch. I’m not really a brunch guy, especially since the “Hands Up! Don’t Shoot” fabulists […]