Category Archives: Random Topics

Take care when you decide what to vote for

While walking down the street one day a U.S. senator is tragically hit by a truck and dies. The Senator’s soul arrives in heaven and is met by St. Peter at the entrance.   “Welcome to heaven,” says St. Peter. “Before … Continue reading

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A musical interlude courtesy of Ray Stevens

Ray Stevens is known for his quirky ballads and humorous dittys. I’m told be a couple amateur musicians that he’s a darn good guitar player. His latest music video, God Save Arizona, is on a more serious note, but the guitar … Continue reading

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Liberals crossing Canadian border raising concerns

Found this article (wink wink) in an airplane forum I frequent. It, with tongue planted firmly in cheek, was too good not to pass along: Allegedly from The Manitoba Herald The flood of American liberals sneaking across the border into Canada … Continue reading

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Curses, foiled again!

          My grassroots attempt to get Human Events’ White House correspondent and friend John Gizzi the front-row seat in the White House Briefing room was foiled when National Public Radio got the nod from the WH Correspondent Association instead.             … 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 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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