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I Am Curious (Jenner)

Man, I hate getting in on this whole Caitlyn Jenner thing, but I can’t help it. It’s kinda like watching a train wreck. I suppose if it wasn’t related to the family “famous for being famous”, it might be different – I don’t know. But here goes… First, Jenner’s age comes to mind. 65. Retirement Read more

Don’t Screw With Old People – Alabama Senior Fires on Home Intruders

Two would-be daytime thieves picked the wrong house to rob. The 68 year old homeowner did NOT go quietly into that ‘good night.’ A 68 year old man in Alabama opened fire on two home intruders Home Alone Last Thursday morning shortly after 10:00 am, December… Permalink to ‘Don't Screw With Old People – Alabama Read more

Don’t Ask the Obamas for Help Ya Dam Racists

Michelle Obama recently told People Magazine in an interviews titled The Obamas: How We Deal with Our Own Racist Experiences she was offended when she was approached by a shopper at an Alexandria, Virgina Target back in 2011 who, obviously not knowing… Permalink to ‘Don’t Ask the Obamas for Help Ya Dam Racists’ Read more

Common Craigslist Scams

Recently, I’ve been listing various items on Craigslist. I’ve been getting a lot of these replies: From: craigslist reply Re: item for sale Is the item still available? Email me at some-phoney-email-address@gmail.com Sent from my iphone One even went as far as far as including Sent from my HTC One(TM) X, an AT&T 4G LTE […] Read more

You Can Keep Your (Insurance Policy/Doctor), Can’t You?

I had it in my mind that I was going to avoid being too political, but I can’t help it now. Here’s a story… (By the way, I’m not going to use anyone’s name here. If you want to, you could do a couple searches and figure it out yourself, but it’s not my fault […] Read more

Curation Sucks! And, There is an Alternative

Seems like everyone is on the curation bandwagon, believing it is the be-all and end-all of online publishing. Well, I am going to explain just how stupid that line of thinking is. First of all, think about this. Almost everything that has ever been published on the web is curated content. Say what? You got […] Read more

Where’s My Yacht?

While I was pedalling into work this morning, I was listening to the morning show on KBOI radio. The talk of the day was all about “free” cell phones and other government waste. Wow. I had no idea how stupid this phone program is. Really opened my eyes. The original intent of the program was […] Read more

What’s Up With Microsoft?

This is a rant, and at least partially inspired by a discussion I had a couple weeks ago. Nearly every day I read some sort of new article about the failure of Windows 8, or how the replacement product, currently called “Blue”, is in the works. Why? Are they just trying to repeat the reboot […] Read more

A Scratch Card Buffet

I stopped this morning to pick up some Bandits at a little Stinker station in Caldwell. I had to wait in line for this little old lady who was buying Lotto scratch tickets. “One of those, two of those, uh… one of those, hmmmm… another one of those…”, and so on. It was just like […] Read more

Hallelujah Song by Leonard Cohen

For whatever reason this song came up on a couple internet searches I did, and I decided to look into it further. Upon reading the information at Wikipedia, I was surprised to learn that Leonard Cohen wrote over 80 verses. The verses we’re familiar with are the ones he eventually settled on. The song must […] Read more

Damn That Global Warming

We got a bunch of snow this winter, unlike the past few years. Of course, what we had was nothing compared to what they got on the Eastern Seaboard. So, I had to kinda wonder about this… A famous climate scientist predicted that the Arctic would be ice-free in five years. Unfortunately for him, that […] Read more

John Kerry Must Be Worth It, I Guess

Secretary of State “Why the Long Face?” John Kerry was under the protection of more security during his recent trip to Virginia than was deployed to Benghazi before last year's terrorist attack. Makes ya kinda wonder, doesn’t it? On Kerry's first day as head of the State Department, four agents were on hand when he […] Read more