Monthly Archives: August 2016

Kaepernick Castigated–Revised and Updated

It seems like I’m writing about jocks a lot of late, but what’s a guy to do? Colin Kaepernick, the once beloved, now beleaguered quarterback from the San Francisco 49ers, hit the news with a big old bang by sitting … Continue reading

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Colin Kaepernick Castigated For Free Speech

Seems like I’m writing about jocks a lot of late, but what’s a guy to do? Colin Kaepernick, the once beloved, now beleaguered quarterback from the San Francisco 49ers, hit the news with a big old bang by sitting out … Continue reading

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I Don’t Care. I’m With Hope.

Lots of schadenfreude in the op ed pages and comment sections since Hope Solo, bitter and disappointed in Team USA’s unexpected loss to Sweden in the Olympics, stepped in it on the world stage. Facing the athletically superior Americans, Sweden … Continue reading

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Why Not Solve A Real Problem, Uber?

I love the idea of Uber, since I’m not a traditional taxi driver working within the old paradigm, but it upsets me that the ultimate goal of this company is to join the rush to replace human drivers with robots. … Continue reading

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I’m More Patriotic Than You…

…And I can prove by being the biggest asshole I can be to Olympic Gymnast Gabby Douglas, a young woman I never met, barely heard about, and haven’t thought of since her spectacular performances in the London Olympic Games of … Continue reading

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Is It Acceptable To Be An Angry White Guy…

…When what I’m angry about is all the other angry white guys who also happen to be stupid, gullible, rage-addled, entitled douchebags? Honestly, I’d made a conscious vow to lay low over the summer and on into November, partly to … Continue reading

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An Hour From Boise (another excerpt from an abandoned story)

Originally posted on Old Road Apples:
There’s this pit of the stomach feeling, I know you know it, when you blaze over the crest of a slope on the highway with the Pogues blaring Streams of Whiskey from a dozen…

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