The Weirdness of Weirdos

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The citizens of my little slice of Oklahoma are once again being their entertaining selves. The Family Shouts Together… Recently I was hanging out at a state park near where I live that was built around some natural springs in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps (oh, those vile liberals). They dammed up one […]

Of Small Boats and Cows

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There are certain people in the world who simply should not be left to their own devices out of doors or in the company of cows. I, as it happens, am one. Recently, I entered into possession of an eight-foot aluminum johnboat. It’s hoary and dented and kind of crappy, but with its flat bottom […]

Some Thoughts on “Intelligent” Design

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Somehow, over the last fifty or so years, America has gone from being proud of its scientific knowledge and accomplishments, to being, at best, suspicious of science, and at worst, hostile toward it. Mostly, though, what Americans are is grossly ignorant of science. In 1997 we ranked 11th in the world. By 2007 we had […]