Friday, November 17th, 2017

Your tax dollars at work. The UW System reminds us again they have no understanding what a university is for. I’m not the type that worries too much about liberalism on campus. But I do worry when political correctness becomes an authoritarian regime and starts banning discussion or even books on campus. Surely if there […]

Today is Pi (Π) day, although I think the real Pi day should wait until 3/14/15 9:26 AM. But that’s just me. There’s a story that circulates every year about this time about a state that tried to make Π = 3. Most of the stories have the wrong state and the wrong value.  As near […]

Senator Robert Byrd (D-WV) in 2004 explaining the meaning of Sunday to his Senate colleagues, for whom the meaning of “weekend” usually begins on Thursday and ends on Tuesday. Because if we do not destroy 1/6th of the nation’s economy by Christmas, Harry Reid will get nuclear waste in his stocking or something. Print this […]

William Safire, Nixon speechwriter and New York Times columnist, passed away Sunday. He was 79. Safire had a wonderful way of turning a phrase, aided by his incredible vocabulary and his sense of humor. It was Safire who created the phrase for Vice President Spiro Agnew, “nattering nabobs of negativism.” Clinton fans probably never forgave […]

“I read my Bible and my newspaper every day – that way I know what both sides are up to.” – Zig Ziglar (quoted by Mark Hemingway, “One Writer, Unmotivated” National Review 10/22/07 Find classic movies at Print this entry

Book of Matthew 28 1: In the end of the sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week, came Mary Magdalene and the other Mary to see the sepulchre. 2: And, behold, there was a great earthquake: for the angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled […]