Category: Rants

Dec 29

Teachers With Guns!

Teachers and Guns

It is in the news. It is on our minds. We talk about it at work and we talk about it at home. And we are all so glad it did not happen to us. I am, of course, talking about random, unexplained violence, the most recent being the massacre of innocent children in Connecticut. …

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Nov 17

Merry Chri$tma$, “Dough”honey

A fly on the wall during a closed door session reports it like this. Now I must admit I do not speak “fly” with any fluency so this is a loose translation. Here is what was reported. First Council person said, “You know, Milton keeps trying to be fiscally responsible by calling for Police layoffs, …

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Nov 03

Politically Speaking!

We The People? I, for the most part, am not a political animal. I believe in personal freedom, states rights, and small government. I realize that my political views will not change the hearts and minds of those with opposing points of view. But there are certain basic concepts that all people should agree upon, …

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Oct 30

Winter Still Sucks!

It is not even officially here yet and I am already tired of it. Yesterday it started, the wind was blowing, raining was pelting my face at 20 miles per hour, the umbrella blew inside out and I remembered how much I hate winter. At my age, even the few appeals of winter are gone. …

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Sep 16

That Neighbor!

It seems as if no matter where you live, or who you are, you will always end up with “that neighbor”. You know the one I am talking about, the neighbor who is so busy minding your business they have no time to mind their own. And if you don’t have enough to worry about …

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Sep 02

Corruption In Cincinnati City Government

It's not who you know . . . . .

There is a form of corruption in City Government that is insidious and is undermining the Civil Service process. As a tax payer, you have the right to expect that individuals being hired and promoted within the Civil Service Process are the best candidates, the most qualified, the best bang for your tax payer’s buck. …

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Apr 17

The Magical, Mysterious Land of Carpet: Epilogue

Magical Mysterious Land of Carpet

The reign of terror has ended. All over the kingdom people are coming out of their homes, blinking in the bright light, slowly realizing that the darkness that has overshadowed the land for so long is now dissipation g. The sun is shining,, the grass is green, people everywhere are smiling and singing, shaking hands, …

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Feb 14

cops and Cars and Running For Your Life

Run For Your Life

Each day as I travel to and from work, I spend part of the time as a pedestrian walking through downtown. I have noticed there seems to be a lack of awareness on the part of many on the concept of pedestrian safety. In analyzing this thought, I realized there are three major components in …

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Feb 09

I Really Hate Winter!

I hatge Winter

I hate winter. I mean I really hate winter. I am not talking about disliking winter. I am not talking about extremely disliking winter. I am talking pure, unadulterated hate. I do not mean the classic definition of winter, which is from the third week in December to the third week in March. My definition …

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Dec 15

Merry Christmas, that’s right I said it, Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas! Merry, Merry Christmas! I hope you have a very Merry Christmas! See how easy it is to say the words. I did not feel compelled, not even once to say Happy Holidays. Why? Because this time of the year is when we celebrate Christmas. On December 25th, all the little children will come …

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