Coming this weekend

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I just hit “send” on the email containing this weekend’s column in the San Luis Obispo Tribune. The subject is faux Republican Donald Trump and why conservatives shouldn’t vote for him. Writing the column late last night there were quite a few paragraphs that ended up on the proverbial cutting room floor. I’ll craft those into […]

Expansion of the Hoystory media empire

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The local newspaper, the San Luis Obispo Tribune, has “hired” me as their conservative columnist in an expansion of the Hoystory media empire. Hired in the “you’re doing this for free” sense of the word. I’m normally opposed to working for free because that devalues my work product. (I don’t want to think about how this blog […]

Please Excuse Our Dust

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Hoystory was moved over to a new, quicker server over the weekend. Because sometimes it seems like the universe just hates me, the move did not go easily. The tool that the hosting service provides would not move the site over as-is. So way too much time was spent by yours truly using ancient hand-crafted […]

Not dead, just busy

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I’d apologize for the lack of updates lately, but you get what you pay for. The past couple months have been crazy busy between three jobs—one day job and two online evening jobs—and something had to give. This site was it. I hope to begin posting a little more often now that the busiest time […]

Hoystory and guns

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Two weeks ago I was in Las Vegas for the Mountain West Conference basketball tournament and because of the limited airline options in the Central Coast region of California, I arrived in Sin City several days before the tournament started. There are a variety of businesses in Las Vegas that offer visitors the opportunity to […]

Return to normalcy—sort of

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OK, so the website should appear more normal than it has the past few weeks after I did some upgrading to the theme. I’ve still got a list of things to do, including some CSS editing, adding some additional graphics, etc. The Post Ratings will hopefully return. I’ve got to get some answers on how […]

Women and men

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So, I watched the movie Crooked Arrows Sunday night after the Super Bowl. If you like lacrosse or want to know just what the heck lacrosse is, I’d encourage you to see it. Otherwise, you’ve already seen this movie done better. (It was called Hoosiers.) At the beginning of the movie, the lacrosse team from […]

Liberal sympathy

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On Friday, New York Mayor Nanny Michael Bloomberg introduced a measure that would limit the supply of powerful pain medicine in city-run hospitals in New York City. “The city hospitals we control, so … we’re going to do it and we’re urging all of the other hospitals to do it, voluntary guidelines. Somebody said, oh, […]

A quick reminder

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