Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

POSTS BY: RON HOLDRAKER


Drones and the ‘Fog of War’

President Obama made a heartfelt announcement last week that, back in January, a drone...


Oh, how soon they forget

Why birth control? Years after the kids get married and move out on their...


Things that happened to me last week

Long time readers know my distaste for New York City. At least once per...


When in doubt, change the sentence

Okay, boys and girls, today we are going to learn the general rules of...


To people who are scum …

Take for example, the guy featured on the front page, Rodney Goodrich Sr. He...


Nuclear Proliferation

I find it amazing that 60 years ago the U.S. put all their energy...


I am Ferguson

Yes, I am Ferguson, Missouri – a community with a predominate black population. Income...


Things that piss me off

• Okay, I sing in the shower…every morning. Bad mood, good mood, I belt...


We have the future and it is now…?

Several weeks ago we were sent a press release, followed up by a phone...


The problem is… we tend to shoot from the hip

Part of the problem is the media. Part of the problem is the internet....


Brian Williams…I smell blood in the water

Twelve years after the incident, NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams is swimming with...


Let it go, let it go

Ahh, what grandparent hasn’t heard those melodic words to the song from the movie...


Hey, we’re doing a pretty good job

Here is how it works at the newspaper. By Friday we are in a...


The Old “smoke & mirrors”

It makes for some great sound bytes and garner ssome huge headlines, when President...


Imagine a religion…

With all the whoopla over strict Islamic law, 10 year-old girls being used as...


I am sorry we have to do this, but…

As regular readers may have noticed, the shear number of obituaries covered in the...


This Week Sucked!

You may already have noticed that this week’s paper is a bit on the...


Why Vlad Putin is a weenie

Good, old Vladimir Putin huffs and puffs out his chest. He is shown on...


Recognizing Cuba

Any regular reader knows how much I detest the President Obama policies. The guy,...


Play by the Rules

When California Senator Diane Feinstein, Democrat head of the powerful Intelligence Committee pushed forward...


After almost four decades together

Last Sunday I rushed Wife Patti to the hospital. She was doubled over in...


On Ferguson, Missouri, Channel 10, the Doc, Mayor, …and more

On Monday the media were all abuzz concerning the shooting of an “unarmed” black...


This ‘n’ That

It has begun! Wife Patti informed me it is time to submit your Babies...


Things that don’t really make sense

First, let me start with the latest in TV commercials for Adult vitamins. Do...


A warning for new Congressman Katko

Congratulations, you won the revolving door seat of the 24th Congressional District. Now for...


Jobs, my ass!

Tis’ the season for political promises from all parties. Phrases like “Will work to...


Why I think Congressman Maffei is a weenie

Uhmmm, yes, I am a conservative/republican and no, that is not why I am...


They rejoice in a bad job

Here we go again. The front page story tells about some crooked people who,...


It was, oh, so much easier back then

Sometimes we take a bit of chiding when we first give people our e-mail...


The sicknesses are coming

Ebola has arrived in the U.S. Is anybody really surprised? The Enterovirus EV-D68, a...