Monthly Archives: September 2011

Stuffed

“And the leaves that are green…turn to brown.”  (Paul Simon) My cats Mulder and Scully went to the veterinarian’s office for yearly shots today.  The hardest part of the whole thing for them, of course, was … the whole thing. … Continue reading

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Capitalism 101

There have been a bunch of nitwits having an old-fashioned Hippie sit-in on Wall Street for the past week or so. Now, I’m not saying that peaceful protest is a bad thing. But, heck, at least try to understand what … Continue reading

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“All Of Israel Wants Peace”

How many more bombs must Moslem Arabs blast into Israel before the world will stop hating … Israel? How many more times will Moslem Arabs reject offers of peace from Israel before the world will stop hating … Israel? How … Continue reading

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Gun Smoke

“Where have all the cowboys gone?” (Paula Cole) When I was growing up, TV Westerns were very popular. There were a ton of classics such as “Gunsmoke,” “The Rifleman,” “Have Gun, Will Travel,” “Bonanza” and “Wagon Train.” Many of them … Continue reading

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Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

T.S. Elliot may have measured out his life in coffee spoons, but when I was in the US Army back in the mid-1980s, I could measure out my life with acronyms. My whole Tour of Duty was awash with them. … Continue reading

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Government 101

The purpose of the government is to ensure our freedom so that we can pursue life, liberty and happiness for ourselves. And that’s about it…. The government does NOT exist to provide us with healthcare or retirement benefits. It is … Continue reading

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9/11 Never Forget

Our memorials for the 10-year anniversary of 9/11 are about the Twin Towers, the Pentagon, the field in Pennsylvania. And they are about the senseless deaths of friends and family, the courage and fortitude of FDNY firefighters, volunteer rescue workers … Continue reading

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