Monthly Archives: August 2012

Clint Eastwood at the RNC Last Night

I happened to find a story in our local paper tonight from the AP by Derrik J. Lang who is listed as the AP Entertainment Writer. The title is “Eastwood Mocked for RNC Bit.” First, I find it interesting that … Continue reading

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The “New Normal?”

I read today that Camden, New Jersey has decided to disband their police department and contract with county law enforcement to reduce costs and eliminate the police bargaining unit. It appears that the Governor favors and supports this move. Camden, … Continue reading

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Nasty Politics

If you think that nasty political TV ads are something new, take a look at this one that President Johnson used against Barry Goldwater in 1964.  Or this famous “Daisy” commercial used by Johnson the same campaign year.  

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Gunsmoke, Presbyterians, Trains, a Hothead and a Priest

Originally Posted on December 3, 2007 by Gary Smith (This is a repeat of an earlier article that I was asked about so I moved it back up the list) A recent incident happened the other day between some property … Continue reading

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Personal Responsibility – Or The Lack of It.

Fox News reports this story about a woman suing the Dallas Cowboys because she says she received 3rd degree burns when she sat on a bench outside of the stadium.  I’m not making fun of the situation;  however, when I … Continue reading

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A Little Relaxation

Much of what I will post here  may not make any  sense to many of you unless you grew up on a farm or around parents or grandparents who did. Tonight culminated a week-long effort to  put  up a number … Continue reading

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Journalistic Integrity

Fox News reports that CNN and Time reinstated Fareed Zakaria to his post as magazine writer and host of a CNN program after having been suspended last week for  apparent plagiarism.  Zakaria subsequently apologized for his “terrible mistake.” I was … Continue reading

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