Category Archives: STRAYS

Fourth Of July Celebrations Engender Patriotism

A Harvard study warns that Fourth of July celebrations, the hands on hearts, flag waving, fireworks shooting celebrations result in more Republicans. I must confess to a bit of puzzlement, since that was common knowledge seventy years ago. Still, it … Continue reading

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Food Court Flash Mob

In the run up to the Fourth of July, just a reminder: Stranger

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"Possession of NAZI?"

Someone came by looking for “possession of nazi.” The two items that come to mind are German guns of WWII and NAZI memorabilia. Possession of NAZI marked items is against the law over most of Europe. But as far as … Continue reading

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"Shuck Them Britches"

The ways of search engines are beyond me. Someone came by looking for “shuck them britches.” That is an operation that closely resembles shucking corn. The last time I had any reason to talk about shucking britches was when I … Continue reading

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"Cause Of Having A Job?"

A search engine steered someone by here looking for “cause of having a job.” In my case it was always hunger. As Chief Joseph truly said, “It does not matter how much you eat today, tomorrow you will be hungry.” … Continue reading

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"A Big Fat Cigar?"

That is a head scratcher. Someone came by looking for “a big fat cigar.” Since the search seems to have little to do with guns, perhaps it has something to do with gallery prizes. During the 18th and 19th century, … Continue reading

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"Bunnell?"

Sometimes the search engines puzzle me. Google sent some poor lost soul by here looking for “bunnell.” The only Bunnell I know was a maker of very high grade telegraph equipment. If J. H. Bunnell ever made anything relating to … Continue reading

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The Most Effective Political Protest Is Ridicule

As Saul Alinsky states in Rules For Radicals, “Ridicule is man’s most effective weapon.” Here’s how ridicule helped overthrow Slobodan MiloÅ¡evic: So remember, the more ridiculous you can make the antis, the quicker they go away. How sharp are your … Continue reading

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This Would Seem To Be A Handy Accessory

I wonder if that monk happens to have a white shotgun for formal weddings: Have a chuckle. Stranger

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Winchester To Hold Jobs Fair In Oxford, MS, June 28

The Jackson, Mississippi, Clarion Ledger reports that Winchester will hold a jobs fair for its new Oxford, Mississippi ammunition plant. The details are here. Oxford is a college and light manufacturing town about seventy miles south of Memphis. The climate … Continue reading

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