Monthly Archives: July 2010

At least he didn’t execute the team

          The Poor Sport of the Year Award goes to North Korea’s madman, the little dictator Kim Jung Il, his sons and the heir apparent.             Playing in their first (ho-hum) World Cup Soccer Tournament in decades, a team heavily guarded to … Continue reading

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Shooting is a perishable skill

            I met an interesting fellow instructing at a shooting range last Saturday who taught me a few things that convinced me I need to spend some more time in his company. Any target-shooting firearm carrier who spends some time … Continue reading

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A sneaky unconstitutional threat to your vote

            Massachusetts legislators sent a bill to their governor’s desk that is a direct and unconstitutional attempt to bypass the Constitution. At present, the complex, but constitutionally established Electoral College decides the result of this country’s presidential election. With the … Continue reading

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Next up: Pigs fly

            A group of Russian entrepreneurs apparently thought a parachuting donkey would make good advertising for their private beach. Instead these asses scared the poor animal and nearly caused it to drown with the stunt.             As a former skydiver … Continue reading

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Journolist revelations a discredit all journalists

            To call the collusion of the journalist members of Journolist troubling gives short shrift to the slobbering love affair of liberal writers with Barack Obama and his cohorts’ subversive plans for America’s future.             While bloggers and media reporters, … Continue reading

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Why are neo-Nazis doing the federal government’s job in Arizona?

            Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu admits that parts of Arizona have been surrendered to Mexican smuggling cartels. Babeu’s request for additional aid from the federal government has gone largely ignored for political reasons. The danger to American and Mexican … Continue reading

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A correspondent’s view of armed conflicts

          Jim Hooper is a writer and photographer who spent years covering wars around the world. I met him back when we were both skydivers. “Hoop” ran a famous drop zone in Zephyrhills, Florida and I managed a somewhat more … Continue reading

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Stirring, poignant, heartbreaking

            I’ve never been a big fan of music videos, but a good one or a clunker can make or break a performer’s newest tune. Here are a few grassroots music videos that do appeal to me, but I have … Continue reading

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Josie Wales writes again

          “As Thomas Jefferson stated, ‘All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.’ We, the vocal majority, have raised our collective voices against tyranny, despite progressive attempts to silence us, and now … Continue reading

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Let us now pray

          Bloggers and journalists’ Email boxes are inundated daily with all manner of material. Some, but sadly very little, of it deserves to be seen by a larger crowd than inhabits my contacts list. This is one of them. “We were … Continue reading

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