Category Archives: Editorials

White is cool with Obama

Call me a racist, but when we started to build our home 25 years ago, I thought I’d be more comfortable living with whites rather than darks. Now don’t get me wrong, I have nothing personal against darkies. It’s just … Continue reading

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DUI checkpoint not adding up

Every once in a while a DUI checkpoint is set up here in Little Axe. They have been located just off of Hwy 9 on 156th St. Police were there again this Memorial Day weekend, Sunday from 5pm – 9pm. … Continue reading

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Taxation with too much representation

There’s been a lot of people crying about “taxation without representation”. Well, us folks here in Little Axe have the opposite problem: “taxation with too much representation”. The map below shows the Little Axe School District boundaries outlined in black. … Continue reading

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China’s US stimulus package

There’s been plenty of things to blame on the flood of Chinese goods into the U.S. over the past decade or two, but you really don’t hear about the many benefits those products provide to our economic growth. So in … Continue reading

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Not lost, not found

It’s been at least four days now that this dog has been roaming our local market parking lot. I’ve given her some dog biscuits a couple times and she’s a real sweetheart. (Yes, I keep dog biscuits in my car. … Continue reading

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I really like WordPress

Remember Microsoft Publisher 2000? Remember Okiedoke 2002? I understand. The pre-blog Okiedoke homepage template The official launch date of the Okiedoke blog was July 4, 2003

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A free-range browser

I prefer my web browser and eggs the same way: organic and free range. Ya see, I’ve raised chickens, and if chickens ever get happy, it’s when they are freed from their coop to forage in the yard and garden. … Continue reading

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Following the auto bailout

I’ve been a strong critic of General Motors’ management style since notorious bean-counter Roger B. Smith began accelerating the company’s demise some 30 years ago. As the 1980s began, G.M. sat atop the automobile industry, as it had since the … Continue reading

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Let’s get smart about wind powered cars

The word is out that struggling automakers are licking their chops over the willingness of U.S. taxpayers to shower money on businesses that are threatened due to poor executive management. They need the money, they say, to finance a quick … Continue reading

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Confession of an American capitalist

Even though much of my income is from investments (much less lately), I’ve never been a real good American capitalist. I like to avoid debt and am satisfied with a reasonable return for a reasonable risk. I believe that workers … Continue reading

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