COMMENTARY/OPINION

Political Poppycock I Say

by Norman Rampart

For those of you who are unfamiliar with the term ‘poppycock’ it is merely a polite way of saying ‘what a load of bollocks’ or something of that…

I Am Entering Politics Because I’m A Natural

by Norman Rampart

As part of my election manifesto I have decided to be an honest, straightforward and upright politician. It would be much easier wouldn’t it especially if old frail people would…

The Soviet States Of Europe?

by Norman Rampart

Do you know in which country Communism first began? I bet you don’t. Do you know in which city Marx and Engels were in when they first wrote…

How Voting Becomes Ballot Stuffing and Voters Become Thugs

by Burr Deming

It was a big event for Log Cabin Republicans in California yesterday. Some conservatives pretty much boycott the group of gay Republicans. It was significant that the group…

Silly Sarah Palin May Run For Office to ‘Irritate’ Liberals

by Michael John Scott

Sarah the Palin, a once upon a time half-term Alaska governor and vice presidential candidate thanks to John McCain, says she just may run for office again, if only…

I Have Strong Opinions-I’m Only Human After All

by Norman Rampart

A reader called Rachael, who sounds and almost certainly is a very nice person, said on one of my recent posts that my skill as a writer often…

How to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse

by Guest Contributor

Due to the current popularity of zombies in fictional media, you’ve probably stumbled on one or two–or 100–different pieces of advice about how to prepare for the zombie…

NEWS

Bobcat Found Hanged Before Tennessee HS Football Game

by Michael John Scott

There are all kinds of people in the world, some good and some bad, and…

San Francisco Giants World Champions After Game 7 Win Over Royals

by Michael John Scott

While I’m a Cardinals fan, they were defeated by the Giants in the NLCS, so…

What Time and Where is World Series Game Seven 2014?

by Michael John Scott

After shutting out the San Francisco Giants last night, 10-0, in Game 6, the Royals have…

Pope Tells Crazy Creationists God Has No Magic Wand

by Michael John Scott

Pope Francis has some terrible news for the nutty creationists and those wing nuts who believe in…

Moscow: Captive Killer Whales Live in Desperate Conditions

by Michael John Scott

While they wait for the opening of a long planned oceanarium, a pair of intelligent killer whales…

Drunken Montana Gun Lover Kills 3-Year Old in Game of ‘Gun Tag’

by Michael John Scott

It’s happened again.  Another innocent soul is murdered at the hands of a drunken gun…

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CRITTER TALK

Want a Beer Send Your Dog (Video)

by Caroline Taylor

(TheWeek) Bandit the Australian cattle dog is raising the bar for dogs everywhere who claim to be man’s best friend by simply hanging around, going for walks, and…

Top 10 Tips For Relieving Fall Allergies in Our Pets

by Michael John Scott

Regardless of location, the elemental tumult of fall (dying plant life, dryness, moisture, cooler temperatures, wind, etc.) stirs up environmental allergens and irritants that can affect the eyes,…

Don’t Take Nutrition Advice From Pet Stores

by Michael John Scott

I just had a disturbing conversation with a neighbor about his dog Maggie. Maggie is an elderly black lab who is doing surprisingly well despite suffering from diabetes…

Dear Kitten: Regarding the Dog

by Michael John Scott

Something really fun as “Cat and Kitten” are back again, and now there is a new “thing” in the household. How will they respond? Watch the hilarious video…

SCI/TECH/HOME/TRAVEL

Sedona: The Red Rock Retreat

by Abigail Clark

Famous for its seemingly endless columns and plateaus of monolithic red sandstone formations that glow red and orange at the rising…

Don’t Get Caught in the Cold: 6 Tips for Preparing Your Home for Winter

by Abigail Clark

Colorful autumn leaves announce that winter is on its way, with its low temperatures, frigid winds, and icy winter storms. You…