Monthly Archives: January 2014

What Happened to Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid?

Butch Cassidy (Robert Leroy Parker) and “the Sundance Kid” (Harry Longabaugh) were two American outlaws, operating primarily in the Western States of Utah and Wyoming during the late 19th century. They were part of a very loose, leaderless conglomeration of horse … Continue reading

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The Limits of Federal Power

I was having a discussion with a friend on the Bully Pulpit, about the Constitution and the reach of the Supreme Court….and here is my answer No More Mr. Nice Guy said… Let’s stick with that right of privacy, which the … Continue reading

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It began innocently enough. Ian Marks started collecting sorority and fraternity pins. Not being a collector myself, I don’t really get it. My theme is more decluttering and simplifying. Collections of stuff mainly make dusting harder. But I bear no … Continue reading

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Mikhail Khodorkovsky and America’s Freedom Agenda

This is a fascinating article by one of the most insightful columnists in the English speaking world, Caroline Glick. Mikhail Khodorkovsky was the richest man in Russia, until he thought he could challenge Vladimir Putin for the leadership of Russia … Continue reading

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Cowboy Wisdom…Words to Take to Heart

If you look at the top of my blog, you will see a tab, titled “Cowboy Wisdom.” I urge you to read through this…there is some wisdom, and a lot of humorous observations that will give you a laugh, and … Continue reading

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Getting Back On That Horse

There is a stretch of land, in Western Oklahoma called the ‘Staked Planes,” or, in the original, Plano Estacado. It was supposedly named by the Spanish Explorer, Cortez, because it was so incredibly flat that he had to mark his … Continue reading

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Atlas Shrugged

Atlas Shrugged is a book by philosopher Ayn Rand, the founder of the intellectual school known as objectivism. In her own words, Objectivism is ‘the concept of Man as a heroic being, with his own happiness being his moral purpose … Continue reading

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