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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,…

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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.…

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I’m Back!

  Welcome back to the scuttlebutt,    Have some bourbon, I’ve got a lovely buffalo trace… and let’s talk.   Back in 2017, I did an article about a drive across country, and what I observed… I’ve dusted that off, so I can compare and contrast what 2017 looked like, with what 2019 looks like.…

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Gone Huntin’

  Welcome back to the scuttlebutt,    Slap some bacon on a biscuit, and get in the saddle, we’re burnin’ daylight. By the time you read this, I’ll be halfway to this year’s hunt.  I’ve missed the last three years in a row, between work, and the promised vacation to Europe.    As a result,…

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Ad Ashcan

  Welcome back to the scuttlebutt, movie review time, no spoilers, I promise.   I wanted to like this show, really I did.  It’s science fiction, always a hook for me.  It’s near future. It was supposed to be hard SF (HA!) and it had some good talent. (Brad Pit, Tommy Lee Jones, Liv Tyler,…

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