no thinking

Political correctness - a doctrine, fostered by a delusional, illogical minority, and rabidly promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which holds forth the proposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a turd by the clean end.

March 2017
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Black Friday & Christmas Spirit

The crass commercialization of Christmas is certainly a downer but really puts a damper on my Christmas Spirit is Black Friday which is the antithesis of Christmas. It would be a gross understatement to say that I’m not particularly religious. The truth is that I am not religious at all considering that I do not […]

The Waffle Seed

The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life.
Muhammad Ali

Long ago (ancient history), back in the days of King Dubya the Mediocre, a seed was planted in the unfertile soil of Republican politics. That seed was the notion that a “real […]

40th Anniversary

Earlier this week my wife and I celebrated 40 years together as husband and wife. It wasn’t always smooth or perfect. We’ve faced many of the problems that married couples encounter but we’ve gotten through them. I’m not a marriage expert by any means but I do have a bit of practical experience. Here are […]

Hooze Cat, 1994-2011

I had my cat put to sleep yesterday. She was about 16½ years old (about 82 in human years) and suffering. A recent X-ray showed that she had a tumor in her left kidney and was uremic. She wouldn’t eat or drink. I gave her fluids intravenously for a few days but that […]

Righteousness & Intolerance

The less information you have to back up an opinion, the more your emotional attachment to that opinion. Does activism stem from anger?

Does Righteousness Lead to Intolerance? Walking the Line Between Advocacy and Empathy ~ Jennifer Mo

It’s an interesting, insightful article. I think, after reading this piece, I have a better understanding of why I […]

Rambling on Sunday

My nephew Joshua posted the following on Facebook yesterday:

Did you know the human brain can only process up to 150 active relationships? We can only care about that many people at a time. No wonder no one gives a shit about Haiti. Compassion is a limited resource, and most of us are tapped out.

… I […]