The Demon Web

Technology-challenged Spoiler Alert: If you believe the web is a benign vehicle that seeks only to foster goodness in an untroubled world perhaps you’d rather hook your iPad to another ISP this week.   When at first I gingerly dipped my toe in the chilly, unfamiliar waters of the blogosphere I truly believed my unpretentious, […]

Learning From Experience

Education 101 Spoiler Alert: If you’re one of those folks who believe teachers ought to be rated strictly on the graduation rate of their students please sit back down and ask to have a wooden ruler applied sharply to your knuckles.   My granddaughter graduated from Santa Clara University in June. When I asked what […]

Watch Your Mouth

Loose Lips Spoiler Alert: If you truly believe Big Brother is there to Protect and Serve your best interests perhaps you’d best find a safe haven elsewhere this week.   Eddie Snowden blew the lid off national security some time back by putting our government’s dirty laundry on display for all the world to see.  […]

Taking Offense

Politically Correct Spoiler Alert: If you are easily offended on behalf of those less fortunate souls who can’t afford to be offended on their own, this post may not be for you.   My Redneck Calendar is finished!!  It was a labor of love and foolishness but now that it’s done I thought it might […]

Chronically Liable

Hooked on Munchies Spoiler Alert: If you’re paranoid about somebody’s child burning a blunt and yet you can’t wait to get home from work and pop a Bud you might want to ignore the message in this week’s homily.   The Department of Justice employs 33% of all full-time Federal officers who are authorized to […]

Crimes of Passion

Controversial Sexual Attitudes Spoiler Alert: If you consider homosexual behavior to be an abomination in the eyes of God you might want to hoist your skirts and tiptoe past this week’s offering.   I’ve got to tell you one of the more bizarre taboos in our enlightened society is the archaic sanction against gay and/or […]

The Bedfellows of Politics

Political Spoiler Alert: If you’re satisfied with the stated tenets of your chosen political party and refuse to listen to reason perhaps you’d best march to the far right or the far left of this little mind fart.   Politics and religion are said to be the two forbidden topics of polite conversation, perhaps because […]