My War Against Christmas


War Against Christmas

I’ve launched a full-on assault against Christmas this year. It’s war, and I’m hoping others will also take up the standard. Well, in all honesty, it’s more of a partial assault this year, but brewing to the full-scale assault for next year and in the years to come. The war I’m talking about is the fight against the incredible commercialism that has become “Christmas.” Not the Christian Holy Day, but the Hallmark- and Toys-R-Us-created holiday.



Congress: Your Paycheck Hard at Work

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Over the years, I’ve worked for a number of professional businesses. Professional businesses that have budgets. Each year, the budgets (or business plans as they are sometimes called) must be created and submitted to the governing board for approval. They have to complete the process every year at the same time, generally no later than during the last quarter of their fiscal year (whenever that is). There is no excuse for not having the process completed by then; and if it is not completed, the business cannot continue to run. It becomes the financial guide for the organization so they know in which direction they’re going. More

Headaches and Other Annoyances

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Is it me, or is this country quickly going to hell in a carpetbag? What’s wrong with the Congressmen we’ve elected? (No, wait! That’s not politically correct. Perhaps “Congressmen and Congresswomen?” No!  Wait! “Congresspeople!!” Right??)


Childish actions don’t end with childhood

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Big oil company executives take their oath before Congress

I remember when I was little, I couldn’t wait to get older so I could act like an adult. I would see other kids tattling on each other, saying very nasty things about others, throwing tantrums, and I never wanted any part of that. I looked at adults and thought, “They have the answers; they know what life is about, and they don’t have to deal with all these childish things anymore.” More