Curmudgeon at Work

A little more than  a year ago I finished my 7th decade and embarked on the first year of my eighth. I seem to have come to a greater intimate friendship with more folks ahead of me than behind me. In fact, most folks behind me with whom I share something of an intimate relationship …

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When some among us seriously harm the rest of the world in our name.

To no one's surprise, the response tends to be essentially "ho hum" and "yea so?" Yet we bloggers really are among the most civically active members of society and I wonder how it is that we got so sophisticatedly wise about political campaign strategy and remain so inept, ignorant and apathetic about genuine civic responsibility? …

Sounds legitimate to me … [proof otherwise requested] … Don’t say “yes” when asked, “Can you hear me?”

Learned this from an LA Times headline... but the Times won't let me get past a requirement that I subscribe, etc. So below I've pasted the same text from a Reddit site: It’s the most cunning robocall scam I’ve encountered — and the fact that I’ve fallen for it more than once tells you how …

We’ll get back to Happy Hour … but first a word from our sponsor: Big Theology Pharma.

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This is not partisan politics. It is a parent’s legitimate and necessary patriotic duty to the country and to his family.

  Father of Navy Seal killed in Yemen calls for investigation into 'stupid mission' Bill Owens says he refused to meet Donald Trump who authorised the special forces raid, in which 25 civilians also died, days after his inauguration ... “Why at this time did there have to be this stupid mission when it wasn’t …

Monkeying around with textbooks: I might make a good home-school teacher

I see where the libruls are now contemplating home schooling cause the queen of multi-level soap and cream is now the Secretary of Education which makes her the darling of the creationism crowd. I think I'll run an ad regarding my ability to teach stuff to all the home-schoolees. I think I got the right …