The Universal Sanity Test (RR)

The Universal Sanity Test (RR)

IS “MORE MONEY” THE ANSWER? by Professor Zorkophsky, ©2018 (Feb. 20, 2018) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome the ever-popular info-news show, ‘Pulse of the Nation.’ Hello, I’m Professor Zorkophsky, filling in for Roving. As most of you know, after I retired from teaching at the university, I was asked to be a […]

The Zorkophsky Report #1 (RR)

The Zorkophsky Report #1 (RR)

GETTING WASHINGTON “IN TOUCH” by OPOVV, ©2018 (Jan. 12, 2018) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the ‘Pulse of the Nation,’ the info news show that’s in negotiations with a major satellite provider (again) to provide the world with quality in-depth and introspective news, plus a giant pay raise for yours truly. Hello, […]

Let’s Not Talk Falsely Now*

Let’s Not Talk Falsely Now*

“THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX” by Chief New Leaf, ©2016 (Oct. 4, 2016) — “Look, all I’m saying is that guard duty is the same all over and it doesn’t make any difference when or where; I’m including Star Wars.” “If you’re including Star Wars then I’m including some Star Date on the Enterprise.” “Geez, can you […]

For Survival

For Survival

DO GOVERNMENTS PROTECT THEIR PEOPLE OR SEEK MORE POWER? by OPOVV, ©2016 (Sep. 5, 2016) — “So what’s the skinny?” “We stay in port an extra day, is what. Now let me tell you the good news: no liberty. Apparently someone got wind of something brewing so we’re to stay put, I guess to act as […]

The Chalk Conspiracy (RR)

The Chalk Conspiracy (RR)

A NEED FOR “MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELORS” by OPOVV, ©2016 (Apr. 2, 2016) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to ‘The Pulse of the Nation,’ the family show that’s sure to educate and entertain. We’re here at the city’s convention hall with the ‘Better Entrepreneurs Milking the System of America,’ or BEMSA. With me is […]

Racism in America

Racism in America

WHERE DOES IT THRIVE? by Rich Matrisciano, ©2015, TPATH Contributor (Jul. 13, 2015) — On college campuses across this nation secular progressives are running “White Privilege” programs and conferences as well as programs on racism. Surprise, surprise! They teach racism is alive and well in America, and whites promote it. Under the guise of “improving” […]

The Merchants of Deception

The Merchants of Deception

WHAT HAS POLITICAL CORRECTNESS BROUGHT US? by OPOVV, ©2015 (Apr. 28, 2015) — The really neat thing about deceptions is that those who are being deceived don’t have a clue, which is, when you think about it, the whole idea in the first place. But it gets even better: those who champion the deceptions are […]

When the Police Ignore Their Own Oath

When the Police Ignore Their Own Oath

ARE CITIZENS BEING PUSHED TO THEIR LIMIT? by OPOVV, ©2015 (Jan. 21, 2015) — Every day, some action is taking place in our country that is tearing the fabric of our Constitution a little bit here, a little there. It’s the “there” part that’s so dangerous, because “there” seems so far away, so outlandish, so remote, […]

Every Writer Needs a Sounding Board

Every Writer Needs a Sounding Board

“PAY ATTENTION” by OPOVV, ©2014 (Aug. 30, 2014) — My professional writing career started with “Letters to the Editor,” where I would read about what a great (or not-so-great) writer I was in reporting the sports activities of a (small, really small) Southern Mississippi town. My next feedback audience was the political wing of Craigslist where […]

Dereliction of Duty: Chiefs of Staff

Dereliction of Duty: Chiefs of Staff

WHY HAVE TOP MILITARY OFFICERS ALLOWED OBAMA TO USURP THE PRESIDENCY? by OPOVV, ©2014 (Jun. 7, 2014) — By this time, after spaceship earth has circled our nearest star five times since January 20, 2009, everyone on our planet knows, or at least should know, that the president of the United States is a de […]

Two Women Named Rice

Two Women Named Rice

WHICH ONE IS “DISHONORED?” by Paul R. Hollrah, ©2014 (Jun. 7, 2014) — Two women named Rice… One is a former U.S. Secretary of State; the other is a former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations. Both are black; both are products of respected middle class families; both had distinguished careers in academia; both were Stanford […]

Politics as Unusual pb

Politics as Unusual pb

“AFRAID TO SPEAK THE TRUTH” by OPOVV, ©2014 (Jun. 1, 2014) — If you’ve a cold, you don’t go swimming. If you’ve a morning appointment at the eye clinic (where you know your eyes will be dilated), you don’t schedule a hunting party with your friends that afternoon. But if you’re the Republican Party, you […]

Reasonable Returns

Reasonable Returns

“LEARN ENGLISH, RECITE THE GETTYSBURG ADDRESS…” by OPOVV, ©2014 (Apr. 7, 2014) — In “Days of Yore,” a man and a woman swore everlasting fidelity to one another for a myriad of reasons, not the least of which was producing offspring who would see them through their old age. They relied on their children to feed […]

Straight Talk to the People of Ohio

Straight Talk to the People of Ohio

WHAT IS WRONG WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT…AND THE PEOPLE WHO PAY THEIR SALARIES? by OPOVV, ©2014 (Mar. 12, 2014) — A malevolent force is incipiently creeping into the fabric of your everyday life, and slowly but surely it will strangle you and completely obviate everything you thought you knew about the Constitution. All knowledge of the 4th […]

The Constitution and What it Means

The Constitution and What it Means

ARE AMERICANS TODAY “INTELLECTUALLY LACKING?” by OPOVV, ©2014 (Feb. 26, 2014) — Welcome. Please be seated. There is no roll call for this class. I figure for unarguably the most important class of your life, there is no need for pettiness; after all, it’s your future we’ll be discussing, that and your children’s. I once took […]

Dr. Ben Carson for President: Good or Bad Idea?

Dr. Ben Carson for President:  Good or Bad Idea?

MAYBE GOOD; BUT QUESTIONS NEED TO BE ANSWERED… by Jesse T. Mims, ©2014 (Feb. 19, 2014) — There has been quite a bit of general discussion this past year among many Republicans and Democrats about the possibility of Dr. Carson running for president in 2016. I think it’s safe to say most conservatives believe, largely […]

Unreasonableness is the New Normal

Unreasonableness is the New Normal

DEPENDENCE ON GOVERNMENT A WAY OF LIFE by OPOVV, ©2014 (Jan. 6, 2014) — ACT I The curtain rises on a stage set as your run-of-the-mill RV park with three campers, one at rear center and two angled on either side. Center of stage is a campfire with six retired couples sitting on camp chairs, some drinking […]

Giant Iceberg in Washington, DC

Giant Iceberg in Washington, DC

SINKING THE SHIP OF GOVERNMENT by OPOVV, ©2013 (Dec. 31, 2013) — So reads the headlines. And it’s true, an iceberg is in our nation’s capital and, just like a real iceberg, the base is absolutely huge. Reminds one of an octopus’s tentacles: far-reaching into every crevice and corner of America, all the way up to […]

OUR National Debt

OUR National Debt

IS THIS HOW WE TREAT THOSE WHO HAVE SACRIFICED SO MUCH? by OPOVV, ©2013 (Dec. 1, 2013) — No, this isn’t about the Federal Reserve’s shareholders fleecing you and me out of our hard-earned money, used to pay off politicians and judges to look the other way while “The Fed,” a privately-held corporation, orders the US Treasury […]

The Lowering of the Bar

The Lowering of the Bar

WHAT HAPPENED TO STANDARDS AND PRINCIPLES? by OPOVV, ©2013 (Nov. 27, 2013) — Affirmative Action was the beginning of the end, and, after fifty years, certainly the end of the beginning.  So now we’re in middle age and the world is passing us by, while we turn out and hire unqualified people who can’t seem to […]

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