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The Power of Hypocrisy

Jul 02, 2015 1:01am

As this headline suggests, there is plenty of power in hypocrisy. Forget the power, there’s plenty of money there. Next to a phony, I most abhor a hypocrite. So, of course, along comes Bristol...

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Awards Season

Mar 07, 2014 1:02am

So, it’s awards season. Apparently, Hollywood has this thing called The Oscars, or some such.

I, however, was in attendance at the Greater Anna Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet held at...

Reaching Silver with Jerry and the ‘Boys

Feb 28, 2014 1:01am

A tempestuous relationship reached its silver anniversary this year. It was on Feb. 25, 1989 that oil man and outsized character Jerry Jones purchased my team — and America’s team — the Dallas...

A Family Tradition

Feb 21, 2014 1:01am

Usually when you hear divorce and kids in the same breath you nearly always expect the mother to be mentioned, as well. People often express honest surprise when I tell them I kept custody of my...

The Ins and Outs of Valentine’s Day

Feb 14, 2014 1:01am

Does Bah Humbug apply to Valentine’s Day? Well, maybe it should.

I don’t want to come across as unromantic, but both the lovely missus and I agree that this Hallmark Holiday is not really...

Letting Their Voices be Heard

Feb 07, 2014 1:01am

Too often in city politics the scene is one of emptiness — the meeting chambers, that is. All too often city council meetings, parks board meetings and planning and zoning commission meetings go...

MADD About the Message

Jan 31, 2014 1:03am

What if I told you that you could, through your own voluntary and illegal actions, take another man’s life and get just six months in prison? Would you be shocked or surprised?

Well, you...

The Great Velveeta Shortage of 2014

Jan 17, 2014 1:01am

I’m not a disciple of Velveeta cheese; frankly, I prefer the real thing to the processed fake stuff. But I refuse to have a shortage of Velveeta and Ro-Tel cheese dip on Super Bowl Sunday. If I...

The Cost of Ethics

Jan 10, 2014 1:01am

If there is one thing I’ve learned over my years on this plane it’s this: it’s not always easy to do the right thing. And in a more pragmatic sense, it’s not always cheap to do the right thing....

Resolving to Keep my Resolutions

Jan 01, 2014 1:01am

We all do it, make New Year’s resolutions and then fail to follow through. I used to make these resolutions but then quit for years because of the senselessness of it all. But like most things...

Keeping the Faith

Dec 24, 2013 1:01am

Faith is a powerful thing. In the right hands and used the right way, religious faith is the ultimate conduit of good. In the wrong hands, it can be twisted and contorted into something evil. Wars...

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