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  Grand Canyon West: Top Surprises   (12/28/2016) - Grand Canyon West: Top Surprises. Grand Canyon West is not part of the Grand Canyon National Park, and is not the "real" Grand Canyon you see on TV, in movies, etc. (that's the South Rim). "Transportation by private vehicle is not permitted at Grand ...
  Is It My Fault?   (11/22/2015) - I'm a white guy. Is it my fault...?...
  The Confederate (Or Any Other) Flag   (7/13/2015) - I defend the right to display the Confederate flag or any other flag. Until now, it never meant anything to me. The Confederate flag. Now, there are people trying to tell us we can't display it. It doesn't matter whether it's a Confederate flag, a na...
Who Here Wants to be a Fire Engine?   (3/9/2015) - Yvette Cormier's membership to Planet Fitness was revoked recently after she complained to management about a man using the women's locker room. Ms. Cormier was in violation of the company's 'Judgment Free Zone' policy. The man, who goes by the name ...
  I'm Offended by Mohammad   (1/8/2015) - Here are some Mohammad- and Islam-related cartoons I found on the Internet....
Income Inequality is a Good Thing!   (5/12/2014) - 'Income inequality' is a good thing! There will always be people who earn nothing, so $0.00 will always be the low end of the scale. The only way income can then be equal is if everyone makes nothing. Thank God that's not the way it is. Let's say you...
Judge Orders Christian Baker to Provide Gay Couples with Wedding Cakes   (12/14/2013) - Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips and his attorney Nicole Martin Despite the fact that the Colorado constitution reads, 'Only a union of one man and one woman shall be valid or recognized as marriage in this state', a Colorado judge has order...
Hug vs. Hands Off   (12/14/2013) - Everybody loves a hug now and then, right? Not necessarily. Most of us know to keep our hands off other people. But there are many who are raised in a very loving environment where hugging and other forms of affectionate touching are common. That ma...
The Midas Touch and the Leftist Touch   (11/23/2013) - The Midas touch is named for the mythological Greek King Midas who is said to have been able to turn everything he touched into gold. The left has the opposite ability: to turn virtually everything it touches into rubble. Sometimes it happens quickly...
Todd Starnes: Costco -- the Bible is fiction   (11/20/2013) - What do the Bible, The Hunger Games, and Fifty Shades of Grey have in common? All three are works of fiction, according to the booksellers at Costco. Pastor Caleb Kaltenbach made that shocking discovery last Friday as he was shopping for a present f...
What America Has Become   (11/12/2013) - Of course, the cozy popular myth of America's Founding Fathers as an earnest, civic-minded group gathered in an ornate hall, writing with quill pens, reading from leather-bound tomes, and offering heroic speeches in classical poses - all resembling G...
Everything Good in America   (11/11/2013) - Everything good in America is under attack. Christianity is being replaced, primarily with atheism and Islam. Even Jesus as a historical figure is being erased from our schools by the ACLU. Individual liberty is being replaced with smothering govern...
(Dis)Honesty and (Un)Ethical Practice   (11/1/2013) - Here's an ebay auction that caught my attention. It's an auction for a 'Canon EOS 550D / Rebel T2i Camera + 75-300mm lens'. The opening bid amount is only US$1.00! I'm not that stupid. The ad clearly displays the shipping information: 'Shipping: $8...
Wayne Allyn Root: Why ObamaCare is a Fantastic Success   (10/23/2013) - There are two major political parties in America. I'm a member of the naïve, stupid, and cowardly one. I'm a Republican. How stupid is the GOP? They still don't get it. I told them 5 years ago, 2 books ago, a national bestseller ago ('The Ultimate Ob...
Uncle Sam Has a New Hat   (10/23/2013) - Uncle Sam Has a New Hat....
Slap in the Face   (8/1/2013) - According to FoxNews.com, 'The White House and U.S. lawmakers fumed Thursday after NSA leaker Edward Snowden entered Russia on temporary refugee status, a decision that threw into question the future of U.S.-Russia ties.' Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., c...
Who Really Killed Trayvon Martin?   (7/28/2013) - Who Really Killed Trayvon Martin? Those who know me know I have very few good things to say about the American judicial system. We have the highest incarceration rate in the world, and the highest crime rate in the world. How can this be? Obviously, ...
Pravda: America is Under Attack   (3/16/2013) - 'America is under attack' is an eye opening opinion published by New Zealand's Jim Jones in the online version of Russia's Pravda. What's interesting about it is that it appears on Pravda and not on CNN or Fox News....
Who's the Greater Threat to Society?   (2/13/2013) - This judge is an example of why America's judicial system is such a farce. 18-year-old Penelope Soto was charged with possession of Xanax. Having no criminal record, her bail was originally set at $5,000.00. Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Jorge Rodriguez-C...
Armed Guards and Armed Teachers   (12/24/2012) - In the wake of the massacre of 26 people, including 20 children, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, last week, the debate over gun control rages on. The simplest questions is whether we, as Americans, should be allowed to own g...
We Need More People Like This   (12/16/2012) - We need more people like this - former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee responding to the question 'Where was God?' during the December 14, 2012 shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut....
  It's a New World   (12/15/2012) - In a debate, each opponent arms himself with words. Coming to the debate without words will not help you win. When our society is being attacked with guns, coming without guns will not help you win. We must either arm ourselves with guns, or be prepa...
Chi Omega: Better People   (12/9/2012) - I'm sorry the Penn State Chi Omega sorority has apologized for the portrayal of Mexicans in the photo that has recently circulated on the Internet of members wearing sombreros and holding offensive signs. When will Mexicans apologize for their portra...
Supreme Court Confusion   (12/7/2012) - Since the Supreme Court has chosen to review the issue of 'same-sex marriage', the justices are obviously confused with the issue. I feel it's my moral obligation to sum it up for them by defining these to often-confused and misused terms: Gay Marri...
LAPD - A Department of Heroes   (3/23/2012) - For decades, I've believed that the Los Angeles Police Department was the finest in the world. When I read this FoxNews.com story, I had to drop everything and write this opinion. I've argued for decades that governments in American are generally opp...
Iowa's "Ag-Gag"   (3/8/2012) - According to foodsafetynews.com, Iowa's House File 589 'gives Iowa's county sheriffs a long list of possible violations to charge once it is disclosed that any filming or recording was done without the permission of [an] animal facility owner.' The b...
Texas Judge Tonya Parker's Selfish Application of Law   (2/24/2012) - 'Texas Judge Tonya Parker cannot legally marry a woman in her state, so she refuses to perform any marriage ceremonies until there is equality,' according to this February 24, 2012 ABC News/Good Morning America story. 'I don't perform marriage ceremo...
Tips for Singing The Star-Spangled Banner   (2/19/2012) - Over the past few decades, it seems like more often than not, soloists - from police officers to professional singers - who attempt to sing our national anthem get more publicity for their failures rather than for their excellence. The most blatant ...
  Pedestrian vs. Motor Vehicle: And the Winner Is...   (1/19/2012) - By January 11, 2012, there had been six pedestrians killed in Las Vegas. One needless death every two days. All six could have been prevented if the pedestrians, the public, and our legislators reversed their thinking. Most people believe the pedes...
Women in the Military (Antelope at the Waterhole)   (1/18/2012) - U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has introduced a tough new program to reduce sexual assault in the military, according to a U.S. Department of Defense press release today. 'The defense secretary said last year, nearly 3,200 cases of sexual assual...
Boycott of Girl Scout Cookies   (1/15/2012) - In 2011, a Girl Scout organization in Colorado decided it would be okay for boys to join the Girl Scouts instead of the Boy Scouts. Many people oppose that decision. Today, this video of a veteran Girl Scout - Taylor, as some have identified her - p...
  Laws We Need, and Laws We Don't Need   (12/8/2011) - America is in its decline, and there is one simple, primary reason for this: we are over-legislated. We have more laws in America than any other country in history. We are the least free country in history. And yet, Americans continue to vote for the...
  Things That Bug Me   (12/8/2011) - This page is dedicated to those with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). I'm not one of them. I was diagnosed with CDO. It's like OCD, but the letters are in alphabetical order the way they're supposed to be. (Okay, I stole that joke but, sorry, I d...
I Could Scream!   (8/3/2011) - I try not to criticize others unless I'm confident I could do a significantly better job. But what idiot thinks it's a good idea to borrow money in order to pay debts?! Obama is one. Yes there are countless others, but I needn't try to name them all...
Privacy in the Restroom? Not at the Showcase Mall Food Court!   (7/31/2011) - Men, women, boys, and girls using the same restroom at the same time? In another country, I might expect it. But not in America. Not even in Las Vegas. This is apparently not only common at the Showcase Mall Food Court at 3785 Las Vegas Boulevard S...
  Carbonite? CarboNOT!   (6/24/2011) - I was assigned the task of looking into options for backing up company data. Since I had heard of Carbonite for years, I started with them. But I had a few concerns. I sent Carbonite an email expressing my concerns and asking a few questions. One...
Review: KGB (Kerry's Gourmet Burgers)   (6/23/2011) - There are two things I've found myself continuously seeking wherever I go: a good hamburger and a good hotdog. These are among my favorite foods. After passing Harrah's a gazillion times, and seeing a poster promoting KGB - Kerry's Gourmet Burger - I...
Review: Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey "Fully Charged"   (6/22/2011) - I had only been to a circus once - as a young boy. We had front row seats. But strangely, the only thing I remember was a clown who came up to me with a measuring tape and started measuring my head and torso. You would think 'the greatest show on ...
How Do You Solve a "Disgusting Mess"?   (4/13/2011) - How do you solve a "disgusting mess"? With a disgusting solution, of course! After a city official described its urine-soaked streets as a "disgusting mess," open-air urinals are being introduced into the downtown area of Sydney, Australia, to discou...
Sprint vs. Cox - The Worst   (3/21/2011) - A few years ago Sprint beat out the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and the United States Postal Service (USPS) for the worst customer service in Las Vegas, according to a survey of the readers of the Las Vegas Journal-Review. That's quite...
Body-Slammed Bully   (3/18/2011) - This YouTube video shows Ritchard Gale, a skinny, scrawny seventh-grader, taunting and punching Casey Heynes, a much larger, linebacker-sized tenth grader at Chifley College in St. Marys North, Australia, who stands quietly and takes his licks like a...
  Unions: The End of the Gravy Train?   (3/11/2011) - I believe strongly in individual freedom. I believe that's what made America great. If I start my own business and need help, I'll hire an assistant. I'll negotiate with that assistant and he/she and I will reach an agreement on wages and working c...
Review: Sanyo DP19640 Television   (3/7/2011) - The last television I bought was a CRT - cathode ray tube - the big, bulky TV of the past. And mine had a VHS VCR built into it. It was that long ago that I stopped watching TV. But I finally broke down and bought a new HDTV. Of course, I wanted a...
Nevada / Rich in Art   (2/22/2011) - 'Nevada - Rich in Art'...but designed by a fifth grader? I don't mean to get all uppity, but if the state's rich in art, why didn't we use that instead of a child's crayon drawing? According to the VSA arts of Nevada, 'This is the only special plate ...
Tips for Taking a Taxi in Las Vegas   (2/16/2011) - If you're going to visit Las Vegas, you'll probably need to take a taxi at some point. But you gotta watch these taxi drivers. Most of them are from parts of the world where dishonesty is a normal part of the culture. Here are my rules for taxi trans...
Memorex: What Would Possess You?   (2/8/2011) - Dear Memorex: What on earth would possess you to paint the surface of a blank CD black?! Maybe you weren't aware: We use Sharpies to label our CDs. Sharpies are black. Black ink on a black surface doesn't work. Memorex is celebrating its 50th anni...
  Advancing Technology   (2/4/2011) - With advancing technology, it seems there may come a day when people will no longer be able to yell out the word 'Help!' because they can't find the app on their iPhone....
  Do You Believe in God?   (2/2/2011) - Many people believe in God through their own faith. They don't ask for evidence or proof. For some reason, they simply believe what they've been taught about God and religion. Many others, like me, need evidence. I spent more than 40 years waiting fo...
Only a Democrat...   (1/27/2011) - According to this FoxNews.com story, Ohio Rep. Dennis Kucinich is suing [the U.S.] House [of Representatives] cafeteria service providers for $150,000 for allegedly selling him a sandwich wrap with a stray olive pit in it, claiming the pit caused 'se...
Caffiene vs. Alcohol   (1/6/2011) - According to an Associated Press story, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued warning letters on November 17, 2010 to four companies - Phusion Projects, Charge Beverages Corp., New Century Brewing Co., and United Brands Company Inc. - sa...
  Never Leave Home Without Him   (1/6/2011) - Whether you're taking the dog out for a walk or leaving for vacation, never leave home without MIKE. M is for Money - cash, debit cards, credit cards, or checkbook - whatever you use to pay for things when you unexpectedly need them. I is for identif...
Garmin nuvi 265WT - The Best   (12/26/2010) - I love computers and other techie toys, but I've always thought car GPS systems were kinda silly. Every home and business has an address, and for the most part, they're logically labeled. How could anyone need a GPS, I thought? Well, my wife is from ...
AP: Pennsylvania School Sued for Banning 'Boobies' Bracelets   (12/20/2010) - A free-speech lawsuit is being filed against a Pennsylvania school district that bans the popular 'I [heart] Boobies. Keep a Breast.' bracelets. The American Civil Liberties Union says the Easton Area School District ban violates students' First Amen...
Boycott Amazon.com...et. al.?   (11/14/2010) - November 14, 2010. I feel guilty that I listen to Kim Komand's radio show on Saturday mornings on my way to church. Shouldn't I be listening to a Christian program at that time? But I enjoy Kim's show, I admire and respect Kim, and I can often make...
FoxNews: Michigan Woman Faces Civil Rights Complaint for Seeking a Christian Roommate   (10/24/2010) - Another example of the lack of freedom in America. A civil rights complaint has been filed against a woman in Grand Rapids, Mich., who posted an advertisement at her church last July seeking a Christian roommate. The ad 'expresses an illegal preferen...
How Many Blessings...?   (10/21/2010) - Blessings, I think, are like air. We're able to breath air every moment of every day, but we don't consciously think about each breath we take, nor do we consciously think about each blessing we receive. So when I recognize a blessing, I think of t...
Former Trooper Facing Criminal Charges   (10/15/2010) - A former Texas trooper's dashcam and a highway traffic monitoring camera capture the trooper using excessive force on a handcuffed woman who, it appears, had done nothing wrong. The video on FoxNews.com shows Department of Public Safety (DPS) Trooper...
FoxNews.com: Transgender Woman Sues LPGA for Right to Play   (10/14/2010) - FoxNews.com reports that 'Lana Lawless, a transgender woman who underwent a sex change five years ago, is suing the LPGA over their refusal to allow her into the league.' 'I am by all respects, legally and physically female,' [he] is quoted as saying...
America, Where Are We Going?!   (10/8/2010) - There are countless myths about America. One is that we are free. The truth is we are the most overlegislated country ever. That's far from free. I'm no world traveler, but I have visited Europe, including Russia, a few times. What I immediately n...
FoxNews.com: Climate Change Group Apologizes for Violent Video   (10/3/2010) - FoxNews.com: Climate Change Group Apologizes for Violent Video. In Climate Change Group Apologizes for Violent Video, FoxNews.com reports on a video ad produced by British clean energy group 10:10. The video, entitled No Pressure, features exploding...
My Compliments to the Chef!   (9/23/2010) - For lunch today, I was eating a can of Chef Boyardee Spaghetti and Meatballs. Okay, I wasn't really eating the can, I was eating the contents of the can. Anyway, as I'm eating, it occurred to me that this particular bowl was exactly like every othe...
Good News and Bad News   (9/21/2010) - The Good News: FoxNews.com reports that Dallas police file charges against three of its own officers and fire one after dashboard cams record the beating of a suspect following a pursuit. The Bad News: The officers will probably come work for Las Ve...
  Stuff It!   (9/19/2010) - FoxNews.com reports that 'President Obama and [Senate Majority Leader] Harry Reid are willing to shut down Yucca [Mountain nuclear waste repository in Nevada] and make South Carolina a permanent dumping ground... That's wrong,' Haley said in a statem...
Tribute to Buddy Rich   (9/15/2010) - I grew up in a musical family. Both of my paretns were music teachers, so I was exposed to a variety of great music and musicians. But I was defiant by nature, so I had my favorites. But, looking back, I'm happy with my choices, even today. The f...
  Why I No Longer Watch Television   (9/1/2010) - Why I No Longer Watch Television. The first television set I remember in my family was black and white. I was 12 before we had our first color set. The first television program I remember was Jesse James. It was canceled because he was the bad guy ...
  Why I Don't Like Hotmail, Yahoo.com, and Gmail.com   (8/31/2010) - Hotmail.com removes the underline in links. This means you cannot quickly identify links when you read your email. If you move your mouse cursor over a link, the underline appears. So to find all the links, you must move your mouse cursor over eve...
  Federal Judge Overturns California's Same-Sex Marriage Ban   (8/4/2010) - A federal judge today overturned a California ban on same-sex marriage, ruling that the Proposition 8 ballot initiative was unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Vaugh Walker is openly gay, but that's probably irrelevant. What is relevant is that th...
  Fox News Headline: "NYC Panel Clears Way for Mosque Near Ground Zero"   (8/3/2010) - Fox News Headline: "NYC Panel Clears Way for Mosque Near Ground Zero". A New York City panel voted unanimously to reject landmark status for a building in downtown Manhattan. What makes this newsworthy is that the decision is being reported as "...pa...
  Leave Lohan Alone   (7/6/2010) - July 6, 2010 - Lindsey Lohan has been sentenced to 90 days in jail (story). This is what our government does to fight crime. A criminal is the person who takes a gun, sticks it in your face, and says "Give me your money." Lindsey Lohan is not a crim...
  American Video and Security (formerly American Video Surveillance); Mel Davis; Larry Folsom   (5/26/2010) - American Video and Security, formerly American Video Surveillance, is not a reliable, reputable company. Mel Davis, former owner of American Video Surveillance, is not reliable, reputable, knowledgeable, helpful, reasonable, or honest. Larry Folsom, ...
Speed - The [Awesome] Ride   (5/17/2010) - Finally, after all these years, I had the opportunity to experience Speed - The Ride...and what an awesome ride it was! Speed - The Ride is the roller coaster at the Sahara Hotel in Las Vegas. This roller coaster is like no other. You're seated; yo...
  Are You a [fill in the blank]?   (5/13/2010) - Are You a [fill in the blank]? Most people feel the same way about crocodiles. They don't want to have anything to do with them. Given the opportunity, people may taunt crocs, throw rocks at them, spit on them, poke them with sticks, but given the op...
  You Wanna Do What?!   (4/9/2010) - You Wanna Do What?! Maine Commission Moves to Ban Gender Specific Bathrooms, Sports Teams in Schools. A lot of people seem to be confused about the underlying issue, so let me see if I can straighten this out for them. You cannot change your gender. ...
Collateral Murder   (4/6/2010) - This video, shot from an Apache helicopter gun-site, shows the indiscriminate slaying of more than a dozen people, including the unprovoked slaying of a wounded Reuters photographer, Saeed Chmagh, and those who attempted to help him. It reminds me of...
  Health Scare or Hell Care   (3/22/2010) - As most Americans already know, the passage of the health care bill was a bad decision. The argument that every American should have access to health care is an illogical argument. The truth is that all Americans already have access to health care....
  Export Scam   (3/22/2010) - Don't be fooled by this export scam which uses your companies confidential information to export contraband....
  The Greatest? Really?   (2/26/2010) - The Greatest? Really? The United States of America is the greatest country in the world! Or is it? Personally, I think we have a lot of work to do before we reach the top. I also believe that one of the reasons so many people around the world want t...
If You Want to Play with Fire, You'll Probably Get Burned (Even in Water)   (2/26/2010) - If You Want to Play with Fire, You'll Probably Get Burned (Even in Water). I believe Brancheau's death is yet another example of how those who claim to love animals so much lose their lives because they fail to respect the animals, particularly wild...
  Pass the word - it's possible to choke on food   (2/22/2010)
  Booting the Biggest Booties   (2/18/2010) - Booting the Biggest Booties tells of Southwest Airlines' policy to kick off passengers who appear too fat to fly. ...
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Video Shows Passengers Fleeing from Las Vegas Strip Gunman CRIME Video Shows Passengers Fleeing from Las Vegas Strip Gunman - This exclusive dashcam-type video excerpt (no audio) shows passengers fleeing after a gunman on a Las Vegas Strip bus began shooting, hitting two men, killing one. Lying on the ground under the canopy on the right side of the screen is victim Gary Br... more (Updated Mar 28, 2017)

Sam Swinnerton Cover of Billy Joel's 'Vienna' MUSIC Sam Swinnerton Cover of Billy Joel's 'Vienna' - Billy Joel is not an easy artist to copy, but that didn't hold young Sam Swinnerton back. This kid nails it from the very first note. He's is a true natural musical talent with a great voice, albeit still developing. Sam writes: "This is one of my ... more (Updated Feb 15, 2017)

The Paris Climate Agreement Won't Change the Climate POLITICS The Paris Climate Agreement Won't Change the Climate - The Paris Climate Agreement will cost at least $1 trillion per year, and climate activists say it will save the planet. The truth? It won't do anything for the planet, but it will make everyone poorer--except politicians and environmentalists. Bjorn ... more (Updated Jan 20, 2017)

Ain't Nobody (Chaka Kahn Cover by The Duo Gitarinet) MUSIC Ain't Nobody (Chaka Kahn Cover by The Duo Gitarinet) - The Duo Gitarinet - Nikola Djurica (clarinet) and Mirko Dimitrijevic (guitar) - perform their cover of Chaka Kahn's hit 'Ain't Nobody'.... more (Updated Jan 13, 2017)

 

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