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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Sunday, August 7, 2016

Sunday, August 7, 2016 - 12:11:00

Mayoral Candidate, Fayetteville, 1992: “I’d stop the meeting right then and there and take that alderman in a back room and . . .”

I’m not violating anyone’s privacy here. After all, he said it in front of a TV camera, on a show which was shown a week later.

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Thursday, August 4, 2016

Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 19:43:00

The Infernal Rose: The Passing of a Muse

There were times when I thought she might live forever. I could have handled that, just fine.

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Sunday, July 31, 2016

Sunday, July 31, 2016 - 15:00:00

Reality Check Department: The guys who wax rhapsodically about “the one that got away”

How often have you been bored by some guy - and admit it, it is usually a guy - who goes on and on and on about some supposed lost love, the one that got away?

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Thursday, July 28, 2016

Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 13:50:00

Political Party Platforms throughout the years: Yada Yada Yada

We have been having a great deal of fun lately, what with the GOP’s promise to go after porn, but really, the platforms each party comes up with every four years are sort of only good for amusement, and massaging the party faithful, who prefer not to think too hard on the subject.

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Thursday, July 21, 2016

Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 11:46:00

Trump’s Cleveland Address: 400 Score and 70 years ago

The man who had been cleared by his very own personal physician as likely to be the healthiest man ever to assume the office of President of the United States flexed his large, powerful hands, his thick, lengthy fingers adjusting his Chinese-made Trump Tie and peered out at the huge crowd in the stadium.

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 12:19:00

Trump campaign accuses Obama administration of “misusing” time travel technology

A GOP spokesman today denied allegations that Melania Trump “borrowed” parts of her speech to the GOP convention, and said that the incident proved what Donald Trump has believed all along - that the Obama administration has been using time travel technology in order profit politically.

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