What Does Attitude Have To Do With It?


A long time ago, when I got clean and sober from drugs and alcohol, almost 35 years now, I learned the “Serenity Prayer”. You’ve likely heard it: God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can – and the wisdom to know the difference. That’s…

Ben Shapiro To Speak At Berkeley


So there have been many “Attempts” by conservatives to speak at U.C. Berkeley (Berzerkley we used to call it) lately. I am hoping he is actually able to speak this time. I saw this article on Fox News and commented on it, and then wrote a much longer comment, with a story explaining how I…

Darwin Awards – 2017


OK – so the “Darwin Award” this year ought to go to the young man who thought he could “Run through fire” at the Burning Man event last week. But the two old farts who took the “Dodge Challenger Test Drive” at an airport in Colorado and flew their car off the end of the…

Goodbye To DACA


The President this week ended the Obama-era (illegal) law known as “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals” or DACA for short (originally based on what Obama had also illegally passed called “Deferred Action for Parents of Americans” or DAPA). The “Law” was unconstitutional, meaning the President is not allowed to make laws governing immigration or anything…

Is Credit Debt Modern Slavery?


A friend on FaceBook wrote: It is hard to believe that 78% of Americans live paycheck to paycheck. You know that’s NOT a good idea. I gave her this answer: Not a good idea, but it’s reality. We live in a “Consumer” driven society. Advertisers are in a frenzy to convince folks to spend every…

Carrier Fisher’s Autopsy Results


So, here’s another exercise in “Common sense” from recent history. Carrie Fisher’s autopsy tests revealed Cocaine, Morphine, Oxycodone, and Codeine in her system. But it was “Unclear” if those contributed to her death. It’s pretty clear to anyone but the Medical Examiner I guess. Tragically, Ms. Fisher died after suffering a heart attack on board…