October 26, 2011 RSS feed / Opinion

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A belated “Thank You”

Anyone born and raised in America since 1980 can’t remember a time when the members of our nation’s military weren’t respected and honored for the service and sacrifice they and their families make for our country.  More...

Steve Jobs told Obama he wouldn't get his job back

In a news article announcing a new book about the former Apple Computer CEO Steve Jobs stated, "You're headed for a oneterm presidency," during a meeting in San Francisco in the fall of 2010 with Barack Obama.  More...

“What’s the Point?”

Wednesday, 9:50 PM  Last week I was lazy and sent to you a 2008 re-run, “The Fortune Cookie.” It got mixed reviews. In ‘08 the US financial system was collapsing. It’s still getting mixed reviews. I feel affirmed. More...

Age can make you smart, sort of

A balding, white-haired man from Sherman Oaks in California, walked into a jewelry store in a local mall this past Friday evening with a beautiful, much younger gal at his side.  He told the jeweler he was looking for a special ring for his girl More...

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Colquitt's on 'Solid Ground'

I did one of my favorite things last week when “first wife” and "ye scribe" acted as greeters at one of the performances of "Solid Ground," the new performance at Cotton Hall.  More...

Power outage case

At my recent assault trial, I offered a plea of "Guilty with an explanation."  The judge asked me what my explanation was, so I told my story.  "Your Honor," I said, "I had a mammogram appointment, which I actually kept.  I was met wit More...

Letters to the Editor

I spent a wonderful day in Colquitt Saturday, October 15. More...

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The Diminishing Returns of Being Reasonable

Should we bomb Iran for plotting to blow up a Washington restaurant in order to assassinate the Saudi ambassador?  Probably not.  Should Iran be worried that we might?  Absolutely.  More...

South Korea, The Cold Wa r

Those of us who were sent to Korea came home to a war we could not have fathomed. We were “Vietnam ERA Veterans” drawing the disdain of those opposed the war and disgust of those who were its proponents. More...