Author: chiefpiker

  • Alternate Facts

    Yes, friends, there are such things as “Alternate Facts”. The sky is really green. Purple is the new black. Cleveland won the World Series. I’m very handsome and incredibly smart. This Blog is amazing. This is the new reality. If you believe it, it must be true. God help us.

  • 2nd Amendment – Trump Version

    I’m not sure how to take Mr. Trump’s recent comments about ‘2nd amendment people’. If you look at the spectators behind him on the podium you can see some of them probably took it as a call for some sort of ‘action’ besides voting. But Trump is a rambler. I’m not sure he has a […]

  • WOW Legion Is Here

    The latest patch to World of Warcraft popped up yesterday and I managed to log on for an hour of play. The introduction to the Broken Isles worked flawlessly and was a lot of fun. I’d played an Alliance character on the PTR, and this time I logged in on my Horde character. The differences […]

  • Radio Shack Nostalgia

    Radio Shack was a special place for those growing up in the 60’s, 70’s, and perhaps the 80’s. Here is a collection of old Radio Shack Catalogs that show what I mean. Of course now Radio Shack has mostly disappeared, with only a few scattered stores. But a lot of their products are still in use. […]

  • Wrong Again

    A while back I said the following: Six months from now, Trump’s candidacy will probably be a small side story in any account of the 2016 election. The trouble is that by being in the race, Mr. Trump cheapens the process by encouraging emotional reactions rather than thoughtful reflection. If he cares about his country, […]