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"THE MOMENTS OF HAPPINESS WE ENJOY TAKES US BY SURPRISE. IT IS NOT THAT WE SEIZE THEM, BUT THAT THEY SEIZE US." Ashley Montagu   This is going to be about something different. I am not raving about Slow Joe or the Demoncrats. Like my aunt told me I...

"YOU'VE GOT TO BE KIDDING ME!" Roger Ringer   Call it a brave new world if you must, stand back the younger folks may spit their cereal through their nose reading this. A brave new world NO! A MAD MAD WORLD! Technology is making idiots of us all....

note to editors-I spell the title for a bit of humor THE MAN WHO SOLD HOTDOGS THERE WAS A MAN WHO LIVED BY THE SIDE OF THE ROAD AND HE SOLD HOTDOGS. HE WAS HARD OF HEARING, SO HAD NO RADIO. HE HAD TROUBLE WITH HIS EYES, SO HE...

"WE HAVE SUNK TO A DEPTH AT WHICH RESTATEMENT OF THE OBVIOUS IS THE FIRST DUTY OF INTELLIGENT MEN." George Orwell   I just cannot help it, I look at things through a firefighters eyes. After the Anderson Creek Fire and then the Starbuck Fire I was driving down...

"POLITICS HAVE NO RELATION TO MORELS" What has passed for education comes to a complete halt by the time anyone is elected to office or appointed to a government job. Now I am talking about those who make the rules and those who do not fight...

"THE PRIME GOAL OF CENSORSHIP IS TO PROMOTE IGNORANCE, WHEATHER IT IS DONE VIA LYING AND BOWDLERIZED SCHOOL TEXTS OR BY ATTACKING INDIVIDUAL BOOKS." Felice Picano   Have you noticed that in a few years there will be no contestants on Jeopardy? Because much of the subject matter will be...

"WE ARE DROWNING IN INFORMATION BUT STARVED FOR KNOWLEDGE" John Naisbitt   BIG NEWS! SEA SLUGS CAN GROW A NEW HEAD WHEN IT IS CUT FROM IT'S BODY! WOW!!! Do you think that there is going to be government grants so they can study this. Is there a practical...

"INSANITY IN INDIVIDUALS IS SOMETHING RARE - BUT IN GROUPS, PARTIES, NATIONS, AND EPOCHES, IT IS THE RULE." Friedrich Nietzsche   NEWS FLASH: Mr. Potato Head is going to be nuetered! Big news considering that he is a tatar. You really need to quit thinking if the best you can...

"ALL YOU NEED IN THIS LIFE IS IGNORANCE AND CONFIDENCE, AND SUCCESS IS SURE." Mark Twain   My first love is history. What history is is the unvarnished story of what went before us. I believe that any historian that tries to revise history and inject politics into it...

"ALL TRUTH PASSES THROUGH THREE STAGES. FIRST IT IS RIDICULED. SECOND IT IS VIOLENTLY OPPOSED. THIRD IT IS ACCEPTED AS BEING SELF EVIDENT." Arthur Schopenhauer   Do you listen to radio? AM radio and potentially FM these would have been a thing of the past had it not been for one...