Inresponse to my "Writing" post, my nephew Jeffrey has this to say:
It's not numbered, but I'd like to hear more about "America has about ten years left. Fifteen, tops. But that might not be a bad thing."
Ask and ye shall receive, sir.Actually, I've addressed this in pieces before - I talk about the … Continue reading Post-American Possibilities
Myyoungest son played in a youth basketball league this year, and his team’s track record was 0-10. Or maybe it was 0-12. I’m not sure about the second number, but I’m 100% positive about the first.
This was a particularly difficult experience both for him and for his parents, who had to come up with … Continue reading America’s Referees: Their Emanations and Penumbras
Twodays before 9/11/11, I posted the following Facebook status update:"As 9/11's 10th anniversary approaches, I find I'm one of maybe six total Americans who misses George W. Bush."I received a number of responses. Some sounded like this:"I hope I'm at least #7...""I'm one of the 4 that love him.""Loved him.""I miss him - I could … Continue reading Post 9/11 Pettiness
. I don't really get into New Year celebrations, and I try to be in bed by the time the clock turns to midnight. But this year, the kids wanted to stay up, so we watched Prince Caspian
, which is better than the book but still not very good. (I loved the … Continue reading First Post of the New Year!
Firstoff, I can’t find a single reputable news source reporting on Palin
’s reported “Pledge of Allegiance” gaffe. Methinks this bit of nonsense originated with the same great thinkers who decided Palin
faked her last pregnancy to take the hit for her daughter. Until I get confirmation from something other than a lefty Olbermannic
blog, … Continue reading Lieberman’s Post-Partisan Nonsense
http://traffic.libsyn.com/dinnertablepolitics/Save_the_Polar_Bears.mp3Thelatest episode of Dinner Table Politics is online! Abby and Jim discuss Climate Change and what's to be done about it. Did Obama do enough? Should Trump do more? How did the problem start? What's to be done about it? And will any of the measures designed to fix it do any good? Bjorn Lomborg
… Continue reading Dinner Table Politics: Save the Polar Bears!
I'mnow writing a lot more than I ever have, but not much of it is posted here. I'm sorry this blog is being neglected, but, since nobody pays me to write it, I've been forced to shift my focus to wordsmithing in ways that produce income.That said, there's a bunch of stuff I've written that … Continue reading Various and Sundry