CLEARLY

October 17th, 2014

The reasoning put forth in this column is so dang clearly correct that I cannot imagine anyone not agreeing with it, yet I seriously suspect that, even of those who do read this column, many of them will be inclined to disagree with it…..and then me just thinking that so many will actually disagree with it, makes my head spin in bewilderment.

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WORST

October 15th, 2014

Having recently “cracked” a rib, I am now well aware of a cracked rib’s discomfort and pain……something I was sorta aware of already from observing my wife after she had “cracked” a rib on two different occasions……….but then here’s the worst part for me personally after having “cracked” this rib of mine……before I cracked it, I was able to “fake” being a younger man…..or so I thought since it seemed I was doing such a good fake job to where I thought I was knocking off 10 to 15 years…….yeah, I did this partly by walking briskly, moving my head sharply and by asking a lot of technical question that sorta surprised some younger folks……..well then there now lemme tell ya this……with this “cracked” rib there ain’t no way I can walk “briskly”, nor move my head “sharply” and I don’t even give a flying flip about asking anyone a question of any kind……..yep, now I’m just hoping to be comfortable enough to turn my head enough to thoroughly watch TV and to listen to “talk radio” in time to not to miss one little bit of the results when they start pouring in from this next election coming up…..although if such news is in the least bit favorable to Obama and his crowd, then I just might arrange another rib cracking fall for myself.

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GATED

September 18th, 2014

Just this morning it occurred to me that I can truly say I live in a “gated” community…….wow, and I’d always thought those living in a “gated” community were way, way up high in the stratosphere of affluent folks……..but then, I got to thinking…..,yeah, yeah, “thinking” is something I do find myself doing from time to time…….thinking that I’ve known of  folks who lived  in small and rather run-down houses way back off’n the road in what could very correctly be called a “gated” community, since there was a gate for the pasture that the house was located in and there was certainly a large community of cows all about, although sometimes there was no real open and close type of gate, which has put me to pondering if when a house was in a pasture with no gate but simply a grate over which the cows would not walk to get out, should a house so located be said to be in a “gated” community or should it be said to be in a “grated” community?

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VOICE

September 18th, 2014

There’s recently been a lot of yak yakking about the exposed very uncivil behavior of several professional athletes…I say “exposed” since I’m sure there’s a lot more of it going on than will ever see the light of day…..and not just by professional athletes either, yet they’re the ones that can generate so much more media attention, including for all those hovering over and around the issue just for such media attention, than can some poor jerk slapping around his poor very unfortunate wife or girlfriend……..a jerk, any jerk, that knocks the crap out of a woman……ah, make that “any person a lot smaller than themselves”………which though by the law of nature is usually a woman……in a really fair world, that jerk would be put in a bare and small room with a much, much bigger jerk who would then justifiably beat the crap out of him………….now, that being said, I have been and am still purely puzzled as to why some women, and small men too (often the smaller the man the more this seems to be  true), tend to sometimes actually go about intentionally antagonizing someone so significantly larger than themselves?  So anyhow, to me this column really puts a calm voice of reason in response to all the yak yakking about this issue.

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PLATE

September 6th, 2014

It’s taken me many years to realize the importance of the “size” of a plate……the “plate” from off’n which one eats……..by “importance”, what I really mean is one’s perception of how much one is about to eat, or thinks he has eaten………yeah, looking down upon even a regular sized plate with only that amount of food on it that should be eaten is almost depressing…..it looks so barren of food as to actually demoralize one who really likes to eat……so it is that I would like to suggest that folks wanting, OK, not really “wanting” to eat less but told to do so, should request their food be served on a much smaller plate, in fact, a good sized saucer should suffice just fine.

Hey, now that I’ve dwelt upon this “plate” thing some more, I’ve gotten to wondering if way back yonder some food farmers got in touch with some plate makers and conned them into making their plates larger in order to stimulate larger quantities of their products being eaten.

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SHRINKING

September 4th, 2014

In my youth, once I knew I’d never get any taller, I claimed a height of 5’8″ even though I knew I was nearly 1/4″ shy of that grand height, but with hair on my head, heels on my shoes and with me sneaking in a tiny bit of full body stretching, I never had anyone to seriously question this height……not even during my 20 years in the Navy……..so eventually I got around to believing that to be my true height….I mean really, can ya blame me?…….I mean 5’8″ did not at all make me tall, now did it?………..ah, but then not so long ago when during a doc visit, and after I’d already put my height at 5’8″ on their form, the check-in nurse then weighed me and checked my height, whereupon she promptly told me I was only  5″7 1/2″ tall…….but of course since I’ve been bald for far more years than I was hairy headed and then too, since she’d made me take of my shoes off to check my height…..well, I can’t say I was surprised, yet I still think I must be shrinking to have gone down from even 5’7 3/4″ by a full 1/4″…….OK, OK, so all you sky scrapers able to say you’re 6′ tall and maybe even some more, maybe one little quarter of an inch ain’t much to you, but to a shorty such as myself, well, one quarter of an inch is a lot………and then just recently at another doc’s office, the check-in nurse (again I’d already put 5’8″ on their form) weighed me and checked my height…….oh boy, this time when this nurse told me I was only 5’6″ tall, I had to stifle myself from screaming at’er…….but actually I was semi-calm when I said to’er “say what?”…….I think she sensed my dismayed disappointment and so suggested I let her measure me again…….this time she came up with me being 5’6 1/2″ tall……well hell, I simply shrugged and asked’er which room was I to go to……..but really, am I shrinking, or are inches now a shade shorter than they used to be?…….like sorta the reverse of how a pound weighs noticeably more now than it used to.

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PARKERS

September 4th, 2014

Although my comments here are about a different “minority claimed disparity” than the one in this column, they are never-the-less along the same line……”line” meaning there is a definite disparity in the number of minority illegal parkers that I have personally seen, relative to the number of non-minority illegal parkers that I have personally seen……without one tiny bit of doubt, I have seen many more minorities parking in “fire” zones, “loading” zones, and “double” parking, plus many of’em also very questionable as “handicapped”, yet using handicap spaces, than I have of all non-minorities combined doing such…..and this was when and where the percentage of minority parkers was certainly no greater than the combined percentage of all non-minority parkers……..in other words, just as in the referenced column that gives facts obviously proving beyond any and all doubt that the percentage of minorities speeding far exceeded the percentage of minorities that were driving, for sure it is the same with illegal parkers……in other words, if all, and I do mean “all” illegal parkers were ticketed, then for sure the percentage of minorities getting a ticket would far exceed their percentage of the resident population.

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REFUSE

September 4th, 2014

It seems to me that the vast majority of a minority in this country simply refuse, regardless of its truth, such information as is presented in this column…….information, including even documented facts, that certainly disprove several accusations often made by a specific minority in this country……..so it is that the “facts” about almost anything are meaningless to those who want to believe otherwise…..so sad, so very sad.

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TWO

September 1st, 2014

This column ”Eric Holder and Hiroshima“,  addresses not just one, but two subjects……and on each subject I am in lock-step with the column’s author……but me being in lock-step with the opinions given in this column is simply not enough……nope, not until many, many, many more folks see the light, or in other words also agree with these opinions, will there be much if any difference in the way our government continues to operate………meaning for me that our government should not include anyone of Eric Holder’s ilk, nor will anyone who thinks Hiroshima was wrong ever be welcomed by me.

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WHEN

August 27th, 2014

When oh when, will the words in this column ever be really read and paid attention to by those most in need of doing so?  I mean even with only a “sixth grade equivalent” education, it seems to me they could still do what I just mentioned, but will they?

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