Thursday, October 27, 2016

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 12:19:00

Obviously, Tom Terminella and I have been living in two different Fayettevilles

Tom Terminella, one of two men hoping to unseat Mayor Lioneld Jordan, seems to have been living in a different Fayetteville than I have for the past two decades.

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Saturday, October 22, 2016

Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 12:19:00

The Man Without a Country

Obviously he wasn’t really a man without a country, but considering the tenor of the times, even in a place like Fayetteville, it is understandable that he might be reluctant to reveal too much to a stranger.

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Monday, October 17, 2016

Monday, October 17, 2016 - 11:46:00

Boozman the Barbarian

Arkansas Senator John Boozman always seems to come across as the mildest of men, but one of his most recent ads puts me in mind of the famous exchange from the 1982 John Milius directed Conan the Barbarian. 

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Thursday, October 13, 2016

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 02:31:00

On the matter of Donald Trump and reflecting on one’s own sexuality

I come from a generation in which magazine articles suggesting that “No means Yes” were ever present in our formative years.

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Thursday, October 6, 2016

Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 12:04:00

The TV talent show I’d really, really like to see

First off, I suppose, I wouldn’t have a format where the same person could call in or log on repeatedly and vote.

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Thursday, September 29, 2016

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 11:42:00

Issue #5: Casino not-so-Royale

Maybe I’m a snob, but my idea of a casino goer would be someone be in a tuxedo with a Walther PPK nestled in a shoulder holster, and not folks dressed in all the finery they would put on for a trip to Branson.

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Sunday, September 25, 2016

Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 12:09:00

Police officer responsible for fellow cop’s death: good thing it was only a dog, huh?

Though Deputy Jonathon Cornelison is “beside himself” because he left Lina, a Madison County police dog, in his car long enough for the dog to die of heatstroke, one can only hope he is never, ever allowed to work with animals again.

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Thursday, September 22, 2016

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 11:36:00

It’s not poor workmanship, it’s poor management

I put a pair of tennis shoes through the washer/dryer a few days ago and the sole came off completely.

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Monday, September 19, 2016

Monday, September 19, 2016 - 12:35:00

Really? You only want to live in a neighborhood where everybody is your political clone? Are you insane?

If you support Bernie, you’re off my list of friends. If you support Hillary I’m gonna unfriend you.

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Thursday, September 15, 2016

Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 11:31:00

Trump’s social agenda would only succeed if he had a Democratic Congress

While this is an assertion which may well raise the hackles of those whose idea of getting the news is a combination of Facebook memes and Internet Outrage inspiring conspiracy websites, it is, nonetheless, true.

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Sunday, September 11, 2016

Sunday, September 11, 2016 - 12:35:00

That “liberal agenda” on Star Trek: How some social critics literally have no sense of history

It is both meet and right that we should honor Star Trek, one of the most successful SF TV/movie franchises in modern times.

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 11:43:00

So This is Arkansas: The ugly story of how I appeared in a music video

And ugly is truly the word for it. Sadly, the term applied to me. And yet, I feel a certain sense of pride over the whole situation.

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Monday, September 5, 2016

Monday, September 5, 2016 - 11:54:00

Universities should not be “safe zones” for rapists

Call me old-fashioned, but I’m pretty sure that academic expulsion is hardly comparable to criminal prosecution, especially for a crime as vile as rape.

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Thursday, September 1, 2016

Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 11:39:00

The Man Who Won’t Be Silenced

It’s true; if you are in public and can’t keep your voice at a normal conversational level you are pretty much grist for my mill.

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Monday, August 29, 2016

Monday, August 29, 2016 - 11:34:00

Memories of Politicians Long Past

If you are president, state governor, member of Congress or even part of a state legislature, your achievements and good deeds will live on for many years.

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 11:38:00

LIFE magazine, 1960: Why living in the 21st Century is so much better

Oh, he’s just gonna talk about political and social issues again . . . why doesn’t he ever change his tune?

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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 11:07:00

Life after Trump: Looking for the next savior/strong man

There is a line from a Randy Travis song which goes along the lines of “What are you gonna do about me?” and that pretty much sums up the millions of Donald Trump supporters, should he lose the election.

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Monday, August 15, 2016

Monday, August 15, 2016 - 11:32:00

Starfleet Command builds a new control room at Fayetteville Public Television

Even for a guy who hasn’t even mastered the art of texting yet, I was blown away by the new control room at Fayetteville Public Television.

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Thursday, August 11, 2016

Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 11:08:00

As soon as you saw that truck by the railroad tracks, you knew Tom Terminella was gonna run for mayor of Fayetteville

Is anyone surprised that Tom Terminella plans to run against Lioneld Jordan this November? After seeing his big-ass semi sitting by the railroad tracks, with the Terminella name on it in huge letters, visible from so many directions, for so many months now?

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Monday, August 8, 2016

Monday, August 8, 2016 - 11:37:00

Bikes, Blues and BBQ and the Confederate flag

As much as I despise the Confederate flag and all it stands for, we cannot deny a right to visitors to our city which so many local residents - for whatever reasons - already take advantage of.

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