Monthly Archives: July 2017

Patriotic hypocrisy …?

A friend of mine stopped by for the weekend and he brought America’s #1 snack food – beer! By this was no ordinary beer, it was Anheuser-Busch’s popular brand “Budweiser”, in a commemorative can that was emblazoned with: Land of … Continue reading

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Say what you mean to say

Some folks will say that using the word “but” to join 2 word phrases into one sentence is a poor choice of wording, because the word “but” negates the first word phrase. An example would be “I don’t mean to … Continue reading

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Knowledge should be free

How many people want to keep knowledge locked up in their minds? They sometimes go as far as patenting their knowledge as an effort to keep other people from knowing what they know. But how does that improve the world … Continue reading

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Caught in the trap of capitalism

For some, capitalism is a good thing. It brings them enough money so they can live the kind of life they want, with a roof over their head, clothes on their back, and food in their belly. But for many … Continue reading

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The secrets that we keep locked away

The comedian Jim Jeffries has mentioned that Americans keep guns “for protection”, but if they are locked away in a safe, you can’t get to them quick enough to protect yourself. A very astute observation he has there; it’s a … Continue reading

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Oh for fuck’s sake….

Recently I posed a question to a local Facebook regarding fireworks. There had been a lot of people complaining about pets and the anxiety caused by fireworks, so I asked how many of them would be willing to sign a … Continue reading

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