More Short Cuts

    Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt. Several things to take a shot at today, none of them worth a full article, but all worth a mention, so pour something and let’s talk.   First off, I’ve got a new hero.  Whatever editor let pass the headline for the article by William Booth and Karla…



Loaded Words

  Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt. Hey, it’s hotter than hell out (for Washington… Look, if I wanted to live in an oven, I would have taken a job in Virginia, or Georgia.)  So someone pour me a cold beer, get one for yourself, and let’s find a place with a breeze to chat.  …


Hypocrisy

  Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt. Well, the title says it all.  Look, I served with a chief who was a Chief. (as in Nez Perce Indian Tribe) His family ran a few hundred thousand acre ranch on the CA/OR border breeding and selling POAs (Pony of the Americas.) Now it’s not so much that…