Fireside Rants: Will purity will be the death of us?

Expanding on his last rant, Terry ponders purity tests in politics

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SOTW Roundup: 5/18/2014 – 5/24/2014

Memorial Day is Monday, which means those of us who do not have shitty jobs get a three-day weekend! For the first time in my life, I work at a place that gives me weekends and holidays off. What a novel concept. At any rate, Memorial Day is all about remembering those died serving our…

SOTW Roundup: 4/27/2014 – 5/3/2014

Earlier this week, my grandfather passed away just a month shy of his 93rd birthday. He was among the greatest men of the Greatest Generation. Yet, the word “great” doesn’t do the man justice. He had great stories about the Great Depression, World War II, how he met up with my grandmother before leaving for…

SOTW Roundup: 11/4/12 – 11/10/12

Que “Hail to the Chief” The abortion that is known as a presidential campaign year is now over, so everybody can breathe a huge sigh of relief…unless you’re a conservative/republican. In that case, you will probably be stewing in hate for another four years. This past presidential election revealed how divided this country truly is.…

SOTW Roundup: 10/07/12 – 10/13/12

      I’m going to spend this time to rant about the evil corporation known as Time Warner. Time Warner has done a superb job of having a near monopoly on local cable television and Internet services. They are quite aware of the stranglehold they have on the market; their terrible customer service reflects…