Monthly Archives: September 2009

"GOING ROGUE" ESTA ES NUMERO UNO

Governor Palin’s book, “Going Rogue” is already #1 on both the Amazon and Barnes and Nobles lists. In just two days – and it will not be released until November 17. That puts it ahead of Dan Brown’s latest fiction, … Continue reading

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THE MORE THINGS CHANGE THE MORE THEY CHANGE

What brought on that Yogi-ism? Making the round of blogs this evening I was reminded of replacing a pair of water cooled finals in a 12 megacycle short wave transmitter over a half century ago. The idiot who plumbed it … Continue reading

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HAWKSHAW HAS A PIG’S NOSE

The embedded YouTube clip of Hawkshaw Hawkins makes the man look like he’s wearing a pig nose. It would appear whoever uploaded that could have moved Hawkshaw a bit to the left! Stranger

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A SADDIDY NIGHT CHUCKLE

Looking over my pre-nap time round of blogs, I was reminded of a situation that came up a few years ago. I had a storeroom that kept getting broken into. The police were about as much help as a BB … Continue reading

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WHAT, MORE?

Well, if you can stand a mix of modern with some old memories from before country music was a recognized genre – DON’T CHANGE THE STATION, now, ya’ hear? All the way from XERA, the 500,000 watt voice of Del … Continue reading

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SATURDAY NIGHT FOLLIES

Sixty five years ago, the AM radio in my heap picked up no talk radio. Besides static, the morning started with Don McNeil’s Breakfast Club, continued with Arthur Godfrey, then the inevitable soaps such as “John’s Other Wife,” and evenings … Continue reading

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A DAY WITHOUT THE NET

Someone ran into a pole and put my internet out. So I will continue the political comments I started, later. For tonight, just the Saturday Night Follies. Stranger

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HMMM.

Since my political party ran off and left me, I have watched both major political parties, the Democrats and the RINO’s, pretty carefully. I see a that poll of potential Republican presidential candidates has Governor Palin out in front by … Continue reading

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IT"S THE ECONOMY, BLIND MAN

OK, those who have stuck with me through the political discussion deserve to find out what I started to say in the first place. But first, let me refer you to Clinton’s Secretary of Labor, Robert Reich’s, blog for September … Continue reading

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A HIVE SORT OF "ISM"

The last time I talked about poly-ticks, I talked about “Socialism.” Which is by no means “social.” Alexis de Tocqueville pegged “socialism” quite well when he observed: “Democracy extends the sphere of individual freedom, socialism restricts it. Democracy attaches all … Continue reading

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