I keep a close watch on this heart of mine
I keep my eyes wide open all the time
I keep the ends out for the tie that binds
Because you're mine, I walk the line
I Walk the Line , by Johnny Cash
Okay, actually, no profit to be made from gull ID as far as I know. But if it's possible to tilt the meter from pure aggravation toward fun, that would be something.
I've been trying to work on ...
I like to write about this subject for a couple of different reasons. The first is that it lets me vent about something that really yanks my chain. And, every time I write on this topic, Christians ...
On this day in Labor History the year was 1886.
A little after three o’clock on that Monday, in Chicago, radical labor activist and newspaper man August Spies climbed onto a box car to give a ...
Yesterday, Pope Francis led a celebration for the soon-to-be canonized Junípero Serra by praising the 18th century Spanish Franciscan friar who founded the first nine of 21 Spanish missions in ...
Good Morning Kossacks and Welcome to Morning Open Thread (MOT)
We're known as the MOTley Crew and you can find us here every morning at 7:00 am Eastern (and perhaps sometimes earlier!). Feel free to ...
Almost every day on Facebook, Twitter, or some other social media, I see a conservative ranting away with how the Republican Party is the party of, ahem, “good Christian values”
They say a good guy with a gun can stop a bad guy with a gun. Apparently that doesn't apply to women. . . .
A Texas (where else) teenager (fourteen) showed up behind Pasadena High School for a ...
Are you capable of answering a simple yes or no question without whining about all sorts of extraneous qualifiers, caveats, and equivocations. I suspect most of you reading this will be incapable of ...
Loud cheers and great rejoicing! Juicy colds are horrible things.
As you can see by Itzl's concerned look, this group is for us to check in at to let people know we are alive, doing OK, and not ...
I keep hearing republicans blame the destruction of the American family for everything from violence to poverty not even knowing the irony that they are mostly responsible for the demise of the ...
I don't know who a SINGLE one of these people is and there's no partisan identification on such ballots
Randy Laurer, bob Olsen, Brian clopton, Thomas acaulay, ...
President Obama calls the Baltimore kids "thugs". Did he throw that term around when he was working in Chicago's South Side before he found his place in history? How about calling those sadistic ...
Welcome to the Saturday Science Edition of Overnight News Digest
Overnight News Digest is a regular daily feature which provides noteworthy news items and commentary from around the world. The ...
The Saturday Night Round Table - aka Wink and RG's Lonely Hearts Club Jam - is on!
We're talkin' TeaBagger dip$h!ttery, Movies, Pop Culture and some News and Politics du jour.
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There's two more days until the special election to fill the seat of the New York's 11th congressional district which represents all of Staten Island and a sliver of Southern Brooklyn. The seat was ...
I love me the Black Helicopter alien autopsy crowd. It helps me feel so ... normal. Anyway that's what I tell the voices ... voices I keep hearing: "Go to tupperware parties .. Jimmy Hoffa is ...
Republican shills for Big Carbon are launching a direct assault on NASA funding designed to gut any future enhancements to the Earth Sciences capabilities to monitor changing conditions on our ...
So... my laptop decided it HAD to fail to boot, hang on startup, amd then demanded we CHKDSK. Needless to say, TC is delayed a bit so thank you for your patience. Follow me below the dingledoodle ...
Besides standing up against Trade Deals that end up exporting American Jobs;
Besides calling for more equitable Tax rates on the Wealthy, that will reduce the dangerous and growing gaps in Income ...