Kudos to AOC

by Deana Chadwell2/9/19
I am guilty of speaking badly of the new congresswoman from New York. She is obviously the product of failing educational systems unable to do anything but pump her full of fatuous self-esteem. I’d lay odds she has a large box of participation trophies in her parents’ basement. More » • (121 views)

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Oh, the Horror

by Steve Lancaster1/28/19
It is time I came clean to the awfulness. I attended public schools in the 50s and 60s, not only that but in the South. According to some it is a wonder that I can walk and chew gum at the same time. More » • (90 views)

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Truth or Dare

by Deana Chadwell1/19/19
More and more any foray into the news feels like a trip to Bedlam – rational thought is nowhere to be found; the inmates are screeching inanities, drooling at the mouth, and throwing excrement – both literally and figurative – at anyone who dares to speak truth More » • (135 views)

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Christian Appropriation

by Deana Chadwell1/4/19
This mess at our southern border is stirring up the Sunday school wannabes again, and as a Christian and a conservative I am getting tired of being schooled by liberal Christians and non-believers about what my opinions should be, about what Jesus would do. More » • (198 views)

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An Old-Fashioned Southern Wedding

by Steve Lancaster12/21/18
My wife and I just returned from a 2200-mile road trip to attend the daughter of a friend’s wedding. The groom is an engineer and owns a pizza restaurant here in Fayetteville. The bride assumed my wife’s job as a financial analyst in the Chemical Engineering department of the University of Arkansas. More » • (72 views)

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A Glimpse Into a World Without Men

SellwynThumbby Selwyn Duke11/15/18
Ah, to have an all-female workplace, full of sugar and spice and everything nice and absent #MeToo turpitude and transgressions. Are you in, ladies? Well, before signing on that dotted line, you may want to consider the experiences of the sugar-and-spice girls at Sweden’s new Gender Equality Authority. More » • (143 views)

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Five Truths About Elections

by Deana Chadwell11/02/18
Elections are always important because power is always important. We are not only deciding which individuals we will place in power over us, but which ideas we will allow to control our lives. More » • (199 views)

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The Electoral College: The only way to keep our Republic

by Pat Tarzwell   10/26/18
The Journal recently had an article which featured an interview with Amy Davis from the League of Women Voters.  This article starts with a fallacy in the title and is followed by numerous factual errors. More » • (108 views)

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A most Complex, Complex

by Steve Lancaster10/19/18
The psychology glossary defines an inferiority complex as: “Inferiority Complex is a term used to describe people who compensate for feelings of inferiority (feeling like they’re less than other people, not as good as others, worthless, etc.) by acting ways that make them appear superior. More » • (237 views)

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Hitler vs. Stalin

Kunk Fu Zoby Kung Fu Zu10/17/18
I have been reading various books dealing with Joseph Dzhugashivili aka Stalin, and came across a piece which summarized the still popular leftist belief, that Communism is not as bad as Nazism, even though many millions more have been killed by Communists than by Nazis. More » • (115 views)

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The Democrat Ten Commandments

by Deana Chadwell10/04/18
The Kananaugh/Ford hearing was excruciating to watch, but nevertheless instructive. The entire nation came face-to-face with the neon-glare of the nastiness that is now the Democrat party.  Decent Democrats still exist, but they either fail to pay attention and, therefore More » • (193 views)

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In Memoriam: Annie L

by Arle10/4/18
A year ago, on October 4, my mother – known as Anniel to readers of StubbornThings – passed away after a brief stay in the hospital at the age of 78. Her death was one of those things that happens gradually until it happens suddenly. More » • (109 views)

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