Tag Archives: Culture

ABNORML

This’ll put a bee in your bonnet: The sale of marijuana is illegal. Propaganda promoting the legalization of marijuana is selling. Propaganda promoting the legalization of marijuana is therefore illegal. Advertisements

Posted in Humor, Observations, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

If America Were A Woman

In the futile attempt to find the true origin and original lyrics to The Hearse Song for use in preface to an essay on funerals I stumbled upon a dark poem of both gothic horror and romance. The central theme … Continue reading

Posted in For Feminists, Human Sacrifice, Personal History | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Time-Honored Conflict

There is no logical correlation between chronological age and wisdom. Wisdom is something you seek. If you do not value it, if you do not seek it out, you will not find it. Wisdom is not genetically endowed nor is … Continue reading

Posted in Capitalism, Economics, Expository Writing, Government, Justice, Plain English, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Love Potion

Back in my cab driving days I was dispatched to a local hole-in-the-wall tap. It was a tiny Cowboys & Indians, mostly Indians, bar. I’d been there before long ago with some older gentlemen who preferred Country Music and cheap … Continue reading

Posted in Humor, Observations, Personal History, Plain English, Short Stories, Veterans | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sorrow

Ecclesiasties or, The Preacher Chap. 1 vv. 16-18 I communed with mine own heart, saying Lo, I am come to great estate, and have gotten more wisdom than all they that have been before me in Jerusalem: yea, my heart … Continue reading

Posted in Personal History, Religion | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Bit of Motherly Advice

A good mother protects her children and admonishes them frequently about this and that, and all of those things that may be harmful to them. I will not list them here. But have you never heard the sage advice: “Beware … Continue reading

Posted in Capitalism, Expository Writing, Mass Media, Observations, Plain English, The Internet | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

I Will Never Forgive You

As I have pointed out elsewhere, feminism per se, an otherwise laughable, hysterical radical-fringe cult ideology, the Feminist Movement as promulgated by the commercial mass media, and especially Affirmative Action applied to (mostly) white women, was the Poison Pill inserted … Continue reading

Posted in Capitalism, Churning Lawyers, Economics, Expository Writing, For Feminists, Government, Human Sacrifice, Justice, Mass Media, Plain English, Politics, Religion, Suicide, The Twentieth Man | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment