Monthly Archives: March 2016

BFD the Pledge

I’m pretty sure that I used to like Chris Hayes on MSNBC but the more I watch him and watch his hysterics about such things as the Pledge, the more I am having doubts.  The other night a Bernie Sanders … Continue reading

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Neurotic Man Deals with an Obstruction

I had an obstruction.  While that condition can be trying for anyone, imagine what it does to a Neurotic Man.  After all, I spend half my time worrying about things better reserved for la la land, and the other half … Continue reading

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Drug Economy

Societies can put a certain amount of pressure on its members to conform to certain standards.  But that pressure, which is reinforced by the media, and behavior by the vast majority, and by law, which is enforced by the police, … Continue reading

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Jim Harrison

Jim Harrison died yesterday.  For those of you not in the know, Jim Harrison was a writer a very good one, whose characters remained with you long after you put any of his books down.  That is one of the … Continue reading

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It’s Sunday

It’s Sunday and  my day off.  At one time it wasn’t – I would write this column seven days a week.  But I found like so many other things in life, pacing myself was important.  I told myself that I … Continue reading

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Torture

Scared little people in panic from their fright turn to the worst in any of us by suggesting torture.  It is amazing that this debunked technique, so utterly useless in obtaining quality information and so totally against what is the … Continue reading

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Early Voting Blues

In a Primary season dominated by constant changes in the candidate line-up it is seriously flawed to have early voting.  While activists may make the claim that early voting is one way to deal with voter suppression it is undeniable … Continue reading

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Neurotic Man Orders a Pizza

There is nothing that challenges a Neurotic Man more than ordering a pizza.  You have several leaps of faith when ordering a pizza, or at least I do.  First of all, will the order taker get it right?  And then … Continue reading

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Hard-Liner

When the threat to her campaign was the greatest, due to Bernie Sanders’ popularity and progressivism, Hillary Clinton embraced the policies of Barack Obama as if they were her own.  Of course when his policies appeared to differ too much … Continue reading

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Using the Phone

One of the day to days that most Americans hardly ever question is using the phone.  We know there are telephone companies and there’s the FCC, but the relationship between each and in the case of cell phone companies cell … Continue reading

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