Monthly Archives: February 2014

The Wreck of the Katata

The wreck of the Katata, near the north side of the mouth of the Klamath River.  When it happened, is not known. The dugout lashed to deck of the boat is a ‘lagoon dugout’ in contrast to the round-bottomed river canoes. Both the ‘lagoon’ … Continue reading

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Liberal Professor Warns Congress about Obama’s Executive Over-reach

Jonathan Turley, professor of public interest law at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., warned Congress during a hearing Wednesday that America has reached a “constitutional tipping point” under the watch of President Barack Obama. Here’s the conclusion to his … Continue reading

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Journalistic Selectivism

In August 2006, Fred Brown, columnist and retired Capitol bureau chief of the ‘Denver Post’ was the co-chairman of the ‘Society of Professional Journalists’ Ethics Committee.’ Supposedly, Brown was instrumental in shaping the group’s “Code of Ethics” which has become … Continue reading

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Tolerating that Which is Intolerable

What in the hell is wrong with our society? One side tolerating that which the other side would not tolerate — that’s what’s wrong! This is what came up on one of my television channels: “Paid programming. Black Shopping Channel … Continue reading

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It’s Only Your Civil Liberty Disappearing

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government … Continue reading

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Man Alone

The pack felt heavy as I trudged along the narrow game trail. I had selected this path because the local elk population had used it for generations. Now it was my escape to solitude. A few years back I had accidentally … Continue reading

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The Lions of Sigma Alpha Epsilon

For years the Kern County jail was known for its two large terra-cotta lions that sat on either side of the front entrance. The lions remained in that spot for 47 years until the jail had to be updated in … Continue reading

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