District of Calamity
Helen Keller On Temperament
A Bit on Deals for Data Hungry Cellular Customers

A Bit on Deals for Data Hungry Cellular Customers

Now that the proposed merger between Sprint and T-Mobile has fallen through, the underdog cellular companies are jockeying for better position in the marketplace.

It used to be that voice minutes were the pivot but now unlimited talk time is not that unusual.  The battlefield shifted to texting, in which major players would force consumers to buy bulk messages to avoid being niggled with…

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Oscar Wilde on Arguments
A Bit on Richard Dawkins and Sarah Palin Clashing In Social Media Concerning Down’s Syndrome

A Bit on Richard Dawkins and Sarah Palin Clashing In Social Media Concerning Down’s Syndrome

Richard Dawkins, the acclaimed atheist ethologist from Oxford University stirred up a cyclone of controversy on social media with a Twitter posting on the morality of aborting a Down’s Syndrome child in-utero.  When someone commented that she would not know what she would do if she were pregnant with a child having an extra chromosome, Dawkins doubled down on his “progressive position”.…

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Obama’s New Golf War? (sic)

Obama’s New Golf War? (sic)

While the parents of murdered photojournalist James Foley were meeting the press, President Obama took five minutes away from his current vacation on Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts to comment on the brutal beheading. Within ten minutes of Mr. Obama’s brief statement, the so called “Preezy of the United Steezy”   was back on the golf course, yukking it up with golf partner former hoops star…

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William J.H. Boetcker on Character
Peewee Player Is a Player

Peewee Player Is a Player

Presley Smith, the twelve year old Left Fielder for the Pearland East (Texas) All Stars Little League team was not daunted by a tough question by a sports reporter.  ESPN’s Jay Crawford threw a verbal fastball at the five foot tall Little Leaguer from suburban Houston, asking if he had the ability to go deep despite his diminutive stature.  Presley Smith confidently replied about being “five…

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St. Edith Stein on Freedom
Fulton Sheen on Riches
Reba McEntire on Life
Homer Simpson on Decisions
Joseph Campbell on Life