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The Swamp

  Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt, Coffee is on, have a sit. Let’s talk about swamps.    Calling things swamps has gotten a bad name over the last couple decades, now they’re “wetlands”.     See, a swamp; that’s stagnant water, rotting vegetation, mud and wasted land that would be fertile as hell if not for…

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Values

  Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt,   Have a seat, and pour yourself something, let’s talk for a moment. Now I could have named this column Fear too, but that’s a might corny even for me, so we’ll go with values. But before we get into that, let me point something out. Both sides loons…

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Fear

Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt, Pull up a chair.  I’m feeling a little under the weather this morning (3 hours in a dental chair and a flu shot on the same day will do that to you) so let’s stay with coffee this morning.   Fear.  My what a powerful motivator fear is.  Now emotions…

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Inevitable

  Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt, Hey, have a seat, if you haven’t got something already, pour yourself something strong, you’ll be needing it in the days ahead.   Well, the people have spoken, or the fix was in. The Senate races in GA, as you know if you pay any attention at all to…

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Christmas

    Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt,  pull up a chair, pour some eggnog, have some Christmas cookies, or whatever means Christmas/Yule/Hannukah/any of the other winter solstice holidays to you.        The day before yesterday as I write this was the shortest day of the year.  Life as we know it, with some exceptions that…

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Journalism

  Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt,  pull up a chair, pour something, and let’s talk.     I was hard put to find something I wanted to talk about today.  I think I’m going to discuss what passes for journalism these days.  Look journalism used to mean “reporting the facts.”  Now it seems the dictionary has…

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