Everything Else Archive

  • The Rocky Mountain States and the 2016 Election

    The Rocky Mountain States and the 2016 Election

    First of all, let me be clear: I am not a Hillary Clinton fan. I think she is somewhat of a dork and has a questionable record. However, I do not buy into the conservative media indictment of her, nor did I think she was...

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  • A Few Things To Consider When Voting

    A Few Things To Consider When Voting

    I mailed my ballot yesterday, symbolically putting an end to this long national nightmare. I was going to post a scathing article on the specifics of the election but I guess the train wreck has said enough on its own. I do not belong to...

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  • My 30 Years as a Metalhead (Part 2)

    My 30 Years as a Metalhead (Part 2)

    THE ALBUM THAT CHANGED MY LIFE 2016 marks the 30th anniversary of Metallica’s acclaimed, genre defining release of Master Of Puppets. This also comes with its recent induction into the Library Of Congress -the first metal album to achieve that. With that distinction alone I...

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  • Why Columbus Day Needs To Go Away

    Why Columbus Day Needs To Go Away

    Columbus Day was created to celebrate Christopher Columbus’ discovery of America and to appease Italian Americans. Unfortunately,  since then there has been plenty of evidence collected that Columbus did not “discover” anything. Of course North America was already occupied by native peoples, but if we...

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  • The Undeserved Hatred For Coyotes

    The Undeserved Hatred For Coyotes

    Have you ever known someone who is prejudiced, having a misplaced hatred for a type of person because of their gender, religious views, ethnicity, or sexual preference? Some people even have that same immaturity when it comes to nature. It’s always important to understand the...

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  • Goose Family

    Goose Family

    Around the 1st of April a mating pair of Canadian geese built a nest in one of the large planters at one of my buildings. Over the next few days the female laid six eggs. By law you cannot disturb nesting geese, so we put...

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  • The Grizzly Bear (A Tragic History And The Test Of Our National Character Moving Forward)

    The Grizzly Bear (A Tragic History And The Test Of Our National Character Moving Forward)

    The great, untamed American frontier was forever altered by our westward expansion.  What once was considered great progress in our country’s advancement should be looked upon today with a more balanced and wiser understanding.  Our westward march undoubtedly broadened our new civilization, but with devastating...

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  • Federal Lands & Citizen Perceptions

    Federal Lands & Citizen Perceptions

    I get so tired of delusional people bitching about Federal lands and using the Constitution as some sort of defense for their opinions. Some people in this country do not understand the relationship between the Federal Government and lands managed by the Federal Government. The...

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  • Keep Science In Politics

    Keep Science In Politics

    The only source of information that should be used to legislate environmental policy (such as clean air and water standards, and the Endangered Species Act) is SCIENCE. Any politician saying otherwise is simply ignorant of facts and not wise enough to be in a position...

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  • Attention Telemarketers

    Attention Telemarketers

    When a person answers the phone they ask “Hello?” You don’t call someone and answer with the same question. That is stupid and very annoying. It’s bad enough that you are a telemarketer, but if you are trying to attract a stranger to whatever you...

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