Blind Squirrels

  Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt. Hey, pull up a seat.  My Dad used to say: “even a blind squirrel finds an acorn now and then.”  Well, it appears he was right.  So, let’s talk about a couple of those.   Those of you that are regulars here know that the NYT is one of…

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Conspiracy

  Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt. Pull up a chair, and grab a beer, we’re going to bounce around a little today.     Now the primary reason we’re bouncing around is that there’s more than one thing that I feel I need to talk about today.  First off, a slightly belated birthday to my alma…

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Hypocrisy and Other Sins

  Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt. Pour yourself some of that sacrificial wine (yeah the stuff in the bottle labeled “Red Breast Irish Whiskey”) and have a seat, we need to talk.   Now I was going to do this article on the shenanigans playing out at O’Hare Airport, and probably elsewhere, but I’m just…

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Absentee Ballots

  Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt.   No, I’m not going to talk about the debate.  For one thing, I didn’t watch the stupid thing.  Why? Because the guy running the show has made it rather clear that he had a side, and because I figured it was going to be a train wreck.  In…

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A New Level of Stupid

Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt. Pour a drink, you’re gonna need one.   Holy shit.   I considered doing a piece on the whole SCOTUS hypocrisy-fest, and decided that that terrain was just too crowded… seems everyone has done pieces on how BOTH sides have appointed and shot down judicial appointments based on whether the…

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Repercussions

  Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt. Percussion: percussion [pərˈkəSHən] NOUN musical instruments played by striking with the hand or with a handheld or pedal-operated stick or beater, or by shaking, including drums, cymbals, xylophones, gongs, bells, and rattles. “percussion instruments” · the striking of one solid object with or against another with some degree of…

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I’m Tired

  Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt. Feel free to grab something from the bar, I’m having a bourbon. Well, there’s all of the usual insane things going on from the left, and a few from the right as well, truth be told… And frankly, I’m tired of it.   I had the privilege last week…

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