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a word about advertisements

As some of my readers – and I – have noticed, advertisements from “Cheaper Than Dirt” are occasionally showing up in the banner ad space at the top of the page and the skyscraper ad space on the right side of the page.  Unfortunately, the only control over those is “all or nothing” – those advertisements are randomly generated and provided by Tactical Republic, and, at the moment, they are unwilling / unable to filter [...]

quote of the day – theodore roosevelt

There is not much I can add to this quote from Theodore Roosevelt provided by The Art of Manliness:

If a public man tries to get your vote by saying that he will do something wrong in your interest, you can be absolutely certain that if ever it becomes worth his while he will do something wrong against your interest.

Unfortunately, the kinds of folks who most need to learn from that quote do [...]

it is not intolerance when martha boggs does it

By and large, Better Half and I do not make it into downtown Knoxville very often; neither of us are overly fond of cities, I do not like driving on confined streets, and the parking situation down there… well, it is a topic for another post, especially since I just had to send the Knoxville Police Department $16 for not parking aft-in when the need to do so was not posted anywhere Better Half or [...]