Helping Lawyers with Their Prose

by Jon N. Hall6/2/18
President Trump wants to end the nearly 70-year conflict with North Korea and get Kim to sign a peace treaty. But what is a treaty if not language? Let’s hope the lawyers drafting any agreement with NOKO know enough to avoid “and/or.” More » • (44 views)

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Confederate Memorial Day

by Steve Lancaster6/2/18
On the first Saturday in June, in some places the second Saturday of June, descendants of veterans of The War Between the States, or The War of Northern Invasion, gather to pay respects to the fallen. This tradition began shortly after the war. More » • (65 views)

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Starless, Starless Night

by Deana Chadwell5/30/18
Here we are, groping our way through the promised Age of Aquarius, constantly bombarded with images of kids snorting prophylactics or swallowing detergent, college professors gloating over the dead, and young people committing random, mass shootings. More » • (84 views)

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If Liberals Were Animals, it Would be an Improvement

SellwynThumbby Selwyn Duke5/21/18
For one thing, animals don’t lie.  •  Ever since President Trump characterized MS-13 gang members as “animals,” Democrats have been playing dumb (when they haven’t actually been dumb) for political gain. More » • (111 views)

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The Yutes and The Lexington Green

by Pat Tarzwell   4/19/18
We had an event here a few nights ago that I thought would be interesting.  The event was titled Shelton Innovators Spring Picnic.  This was put on by a local high school and I thought as an inventor, I would like to meet some of these kids and see just what innovative things they were up to. More » • (103 views)

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The Narrow Brick Road

by Deana Chadwell4/14/18
We hear often in the media disparaging remarks about Christians. It is the one group society is allowed to attack, the one religion that political correctness refuses to cover with its blanket of protection. But why? More » • (147 views)

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A Trip to the Track

by Steve Lancaster4/2/18
Two weeks ago, wife and I made our annual pilgrimage to Hot Springs for the races at Oaklawn racetrack. The drive from Fayetteville takes about three half hours, through gorgeous country. We often travel down highway 71 from Fayetteville to Alma. More » • (222 views)

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Not in Kansas Anymore

by Deana Chadwell3/24/18
I have a 1956 Norman Rockwell print of a frumpy, sweet-faced teacher standing in front of a class of clean-scrubbed, straight-backed children. They had just written “Happy Birthday, Miss Jones! ” on the blackboard for her. More » • (257 views)

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Truth or Consequences

by Deana Chadwell2/20/18
What do humans do when they discover – albeit subconsciously – that everything they’ve believed in is wrong — is, in fact, evil?  Are folks likely to do a face-palm, shake their heads and say, “Can’t believe I bought into such stupidity!” More » • (326 views)

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Whatfinger News

SellwynThumbby Selwyn Duke1/18/18
What the Drudge Report Was Meant to Be  •  In this anti-establishment age, people are increasingly moving toward anti-establishment news sources. Many good examples exist, but as far as news aggregators go, one stands out: Whatfinger News (Whatfinger.com). More » • (468 views)

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Life Can Be Wonderful

Kunk Fu Zoby Kung Fu Zu1/3/18
Watching the New Year’s Day Concert at the Musikverein in Vienna, reminded me of some wonderful things which took place many years ago.  My experience attests to the fact that, one can never know when or where beauty and serendipity will strike. More » • (122 views)

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Christmas Thoughts

by Brad Nelson12/24/17
Aka “It’s a Wonderful Life…some of the time.” •  I’ve never heard what happens on the second Noel. Also, as Pat has informed us, there are not nine reindeer (counting Rudolph). There are ten. Her name is Olive. Olive the other Reindeer. More » • (290 views)

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