Month: December 2016

Christmas 2016

December 27, 2016

This past weekend, we celebrated Christmas. It was the most enjoyable one I can recall in many years. My weekend started Friday afternoon by getting sent home early from work. This year it was two o’clock. This is the earliest that I can recall being dismissed. Of course the drive home was a cakewalk. I […]

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Thoughts as We Near Christmas

December 22, 2016

Normally I don’t get so personal on this blog but this time of the year, isn’t that—at least in part—what Christmas is about; preparing for Christ and what He is doing in your life? This last month or so I have been experiencing many changes in my life. First two friends have died rather unexpectedly. […]

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ESPN Supports Domestic Violence?

December 20, 2016

It was a Friday night and I was watching ESPN with Mrs. X. ESPN came back from a commercial to announce breaking news regarding the Oklahoma Football Team.  I wondered aloud, the team is done until their bowl game?  What could the breaking news be?  A coach leaving to coach elsewhere?  A player being ineligible […]

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December 6, 2016

I was ready to touch on the pension issue in Dallas but that will have to wait. ESPN… seriously? This past weekend was huge for college football and you chose to push your liberal agenda.  First things first, William has done a great job recently laying out the agenda that ESPN and other major television […]

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SEIU Releases Settlement Framework

December 5, 2016

…and now for the rest of the story No pay increase for 2016-17 No withholding of extra money for retiree medical on January 1, 2017 Where is the State offered 12 percent and the Union wanted 22? 9.2 percent net increase over 4 years and $2,500 signing bonus! This type of pay increase is more […]

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SEIU Strike: Who Blinked?

December 3, 2016

What We Know So Far The Service Employees Union International Local 1000 found themselves all dressed up this week and loaded for bear, just itching for a confrontation with the Brown Administration on Monday (12/05) when all of the sudden the Governor pulled the trigger on a preemptive legal maneuver and filed an action against […]

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Television Is Bleeding Viewers—Part II: Beware Family Programs

December 2, 2016

There once was a time when television that was on before 9 PM was “family programming”. Those days are long past. If you have DirecTV or Dish you can catch the later programming three hours earlier in many instances—at least if you reside on the Left Coast. But if that was the extent of my […]

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Television Is Bleeding Viewers—Part I: The NFL

December 1, 2016

ESPN reportedly lost over one million viewers in a two month span. Link: ESPN losses 1,176,000 viewers in two months Like ESPN, the National Football League (NFL) is bleeding viewers. Like me, many have “cut the cable” and these wizards of entertainment can’t understand why. Well, I’m here to explain it to you. I will […]

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