Sticks and Stones

by Pat Tarzwell  •  Feelings...nothing more than feelings...

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It Doesn’t Take a Saint

by Kung Fu Zu • Sometimes saints wear bowling shoes

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To Be, or Not To Be – Offended

ToBeOffendedby Deana Chadwell1/2/16
New York City is proposing a $250,000 fine for using the wrong pronoun in reference to a transgendered person. Really?! How would you know which pronoun to use. Why would a he that used to be a she be upset if one slipped up and used the feminine pronoun? More » • (1363 views)

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Taking Down Cosby: Payback is a Bitch

BillCosbyby Tim Jones1/2/16
It was only a matter of time before Cosby got his comeuppance for leaving the liberal reservation and taking the politically incorrect position that blacks, particularly low income, need to be more accountable and to take more responsibility for improving their lot in life. More » • (732 views)

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Hatching Our Own Wrecking Crew

Remodelby Anniel1/1/16
There are fundamental differences between men’s and women’s approaches to life. A man, for instance, in order to make some money will suggest living in a house which needs remodeling before it can be sold. That sounds like a good idea to a woman. More » • (792 views)

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The GOP Civil War – Part 2

SplitGOPby N. A. Halkides1/1/16
5.November-December 2014 – Congressional Elections and Cromnibus  •  The November 2014 Congressional elections were held against the backdrop of President Barack Obama once again ignoring the law and his oath of office More » • (736 views)

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Movie Review: Star Wars – The Twilight Awakens

ForceAwakensby Brad Nelson12/31/15
It’s no fun watching an old friend get old…and I’m not talking about Carrie Fisher. Hey, we’re all headed toward the Death Star trash compactor. The good news is that this movie isn’t as bad as I thought it would be. The bad news is, it’s nothing new. It’s a reboot of A New Hope More » • (961 views)

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The GOP Civil War – Part 1

SplitGOPby N. A. Halkides12/30/15
In discussing politics, one of the most frequently committed errors is “to fail to see the forest for the trees,” that is, to focus so completely on one issue that we fail to see the whole picture. That tendency had led many to be baffled and angered by the rise of Donald Trump More » • (1022 views)

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Mark Steyn Goes to Washington

MarkSteynby Anniel12/29/15
The New Year is soon here, so I hope this is my last political rant for a long time. Because of the lies and hatred in the present political climate, that undoubtedly will be a resolution difficult to keep. More » • (1905 views)

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The Prince of Peace Revealed Why They Hate Us

Christby Linda Harvey   12/23/15
The whole world waits this week for the advent of Jesus, for healing by the baby in the manger who became the Prince of Peace – because our divisions remain wide, our differences dramatic. More » • (1398 views)

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Rolling Pin Restaurant

RollingPinby Steve Lancaster12/22/15
The cooks come in at 04:30 and start prep for breakfast and at 05:30 the servers and the manager come in to prep for opening at 06:00 when the first customers come in. The early customers are, for the most part, laborers and construction workers who need to be on the job site by 07:00. More » • (721 views)

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Stories of Christmas 2015

ChristmasStoriesA StubbornThings SymposiumDecember 2015
Latest: Throwing a Fit for the Holidays by Kung Fu Zu  •  Last year’s winning entry (or phrase) was Rosalys’ “…a real, genuine fake tree.” The most heart-warming (in a Little Rita Faye sort of way) was Pat’s story of his wife finding the long-lost song More » • (1604 views)

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Mary Did You Know?

MaryAndJosephby Deana Chadwell12/21/15
That song has been reverberating in my head for a couple of weeks now. “Mary, did you know that your baby boy would one day walk on water?” Did you know that “when you kiss your baby’s face, you kiss the face of God?” More » • (994 views)

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The Woman Who Smells Parkinsonism

ParkinsonsDiseaseby Anniel12/21/15
In October, 2015, The Drudge Report had an article about a woman who can smell Parkinson’s Disease (PD) on people and their clothing. The Drudge Report and the first articles had a kind of “shazaam!” feeling about them, and were misleading on many details. More » • (549 views)

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