Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Fruit of Pacificism

Recently I visited my surviving family members in Colorado, who are suffering under the maladministration of Governor John Hickenlooper, a typical Democrat with typical Democrat positions: antigun, pro-Prohibition(I guess it’s ok to own a brewery and condemn the legalization of pot), … Continue reading

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Misery, Thy Color Is Green

Suppose you had a neighbor with whom nobody in town really got along. Folks agreed that he was crazy as an outhouse mouse, that he was constantly causing trouble, and that nobody’d get upset if he took a dirt nap. … Continue reading

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The Ninny State: Motorcycle Madness

Unless you’re comfortably wealthy, you’ve probably wished for more economical transportation after every recent refueling stop. The proprietor charged  $4.twentysomething per gallon on my last trip to the Fountain of Petrol(for 93-octane, no-ethanol go-juice: moonshine is for drinking, not for rotting … Continue reading

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Where Are the Heirs of Patrick Henry Now?

Back in the Fifties, Robert Heinlein used the phrase, “Where are the heirs of Patrick Henry?” to kick off a short-lived campaign to block a foolish test-ban treaty that constituted one of the Eisenhower White House’s relatively few statecraft mistakes. … Continue reading

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Correspondence Diabolique (with apologies to C. S. Lewis)

My Dear Toadbooger, Your insufferable stupidity makes me even more bilious than usual. Don’t you remember the fiasco that ensued when that detestable Lewis chap exposed the miserific correspondence of those two fools we do not name in the Abyss? … Continue reading

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