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An Inside Joke

June 18, 2017

Do you know what an Inside Joke is? It’s a joke that only works inside my head!  That’s an Inside Joke. And by the way, that, in itself, is an Inside Joke!   However, since you are here, why don’t you check out some of my other blogs: IT’s Lost Art of Software Engineering: https://softwareengineeringhandbook.wordpress.com/ […]

Replacement Theory

April 16, 2017

There are some people who are fundamentally habitual in their nature.  These folks tend to repeat, focus on, become addicted to a behavior of one kind or another and they, then, tend not to let go. There are other folks who are much less habitual but I am not talking about them now. Habit driven […]

And for my next trick…

November 9, 2016

The American People elected a new President on November 8th 2016.  The rumors and speculations about WHY they chose this one instead of the other candidate have only just begun. Some may say that is because the Silent Majority decided that they finally had a non-political choice and have been waiting for the chance to […]

Firearms Refresher – Found in eMail

October 24, 2016

Firearms Refresher Course 1. “Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not.” ~Thomas Jefferson 2. “Those who trade liberty for security have neither.” ~ John Adams 3. Free men do not ask permission to bear arms. 4. An armed man is a citizen. An unarmed man is a subject. […]

History was NEVER my favorite subject, but…

October 3, 2016

Wouldn’t it be interesting if, at some point during his Presidential campaign, Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton asked, “Oh, by the way, has anyone in Washington DC ever heard of the McCarran-Walter Act Of 1952“? I did not know of this Act, but it has been a law for almost 65 years. Here are the […]

1947 to 1948

March 15, 2016

This should give you a laugh…Just thought you should know… The year was 1947. Some of you will recall that on  July 8, 1947 , more than 65 years ago, numerous witnesses claim that an Unidentified Flying Object, (UFO), with five aliens aboard, crashed onto a sheep and mule ranch just outside  Roswell ,  New […]

When did the Internet Begin (found in email)

August 17, 2015

HOW THE INTERNET STARTED…THIS IS ACTUALLY  ACCORDING TO THE BIBLE ( KING ARTHUR VERSION ) . (THERE’S NO SENSE TRYING TO USE GOOGLE FOR THIS ONE, OR EVEN CHECKING WITH SNOPES… THEY EITHER WILL LIE TO YOU, OR JUST DON’T KNOW. TRUST ME !:-) In ancient Israel , it came to pass that a trader […]

Proofreading as a Lost Art (found in email)

March 26, 2015

Proofreading is a dying art, wouldn’t  you say? Man Kills Self Before Shooting Wife and Daughter This one I caught in the SGV Tribune the other day and called the Editorial Room and asked who wrote this.  It took two or three readings before the editor realized that what he was reading was impossible!!! They put […]

Political Correctness: A Definition

February 19, 2015

THERE’S AN ANNUAL CONTEST AT BOND UNIVERSITY, AUSTRALIA, CALLING FOR THE MOST APPROPRIATE DEFINITION OF A CONTEMPORARY TERM. THIS YEAR’S CHOSEN TERM WAS “POLITICAL CORRECTNESS ”. THE WINNING STUDENT WROTE: “POLITICAL CORRECTNESS IS A DOCTRINE, FOSTERED BY A DELUSIONAL,  ILLOGICAL MINORITY, AND PROMOTED BY MAINSTREAM MEDIA, WHICH HOLDS FORTH THE PROPOSITION THAT IT IS ENTIRELY […]

US Government now Responsible for all Team Name Selections

December 22, 2014

Thanks in no small part to “Being Politically Correct: That’s right folks.  The US Government is now moving to take control over all Team Name Selections.  Due to our expectation to insult no one ever except for whoever the Muslims may want to insult, the US Federal Government is trying to take control over selecting all […]