Rise of Skywalker

  Welcome back to the scuttlebutt,  Hey, have some of the eggnog, hope you aren’t driving.  I hope everyone had a great Christmas/Yule/Hanukah and that you’re stuffed with all the good food.   Let’s talk movies.   Now a lot of people of my acquaintance, and especially of my political and science fiction politics (oh,…


Knives Out

  Welcome back to the scuttlebutt,  Grab a cuppa and have a seat.  It occurs to me that the title of this piece could lead you to think this is going to be a political discussion… Nope.   Look, we all know that this whole impeachment process is kabuki theater.  It’s nothing but Democrats posturing…




I’m Thankful

  Welcome back to the scuttlebutt,  Slap some of that Rotisserie Bird on your plate, make sure to get some of the gravy, it’s one of my wife’s specialties.  Don’t forget the brie sauce, put that stuff on everything. Here’s some wine or some beer to go with it, now let’s chat.   I have…


Midway

  Welcome back to the scuttlebutt,    I could speak of the Show Trial the DNC is trying to pull in DC right now… Or I could talk on those poor bastards in Hong Kong. Americans in spirit, if not by law, (and a damn site more American than a lot of people born here,…


Doctor Zuckerberg?

Welcome back to the scuttlebutt,  Here, have some something strong, you’re going to need it.   Dr. Goebbels said that “it’s the absolute right of the State to supervise the formation of public opinion.”  Well, it seems that this right is farmed out to Mr. Zuckerberg, and the people who run YouTube, etc.… these days.…