TSA vs Kwik Trip-The Intellectual Insanity of Institutionalizing Lousy Service

Recently I did two seemingly unrelated activities that sparked thought, analysis, and frustration. First, I flew to Phoenix and back. Second, I bought milk and bananas at my local convenience store. Spending hundreds of dollars on a plane ticket entitles Continue reading TSA vs Kwik Trip-The Intellectual Insanity of Institutionalizing Lousy Service

How do the Romney-Obama debates connect with writing a novel?

Political debates now days are a joke. Back in the days of Lincoln-Douglas, debates were unscripted verbal battles between two people who actually possessed values, morals, scruples, and were highly educated on the issues of the day. They were free to Continue reading How do the Romney-Obama debates connect with writing a novel?

Trying to wrap my mind around the Aurora Shootings

Warning: Longish post and unique political viewpoint about to be shared. Another week; another mass killing. Twelve killed, fifty-eight wounded in Aurora, Colorado. It’s getting to be a regular feature of the mass media’s daily presentation of what they think we Continue reading Trying to wrap my mind around the Aurora Shootings

SOPA & PIPA Get their BUTTS kicked by US

An amazing thing happened the other day: millions of people used their right of free speech to peacefully protest and ask for recourse of their grievances by petitioning their elected officials. And it worked. You might say, “What’s the big Continue reading SOPA & PIPA Get their BUTTS kicked by US