Sometimes people say outrageous things.
Case in point: In response to the Obama administration announcing plans to cut methane emissions, the president of the Institute for Energy Research uttered this:
“EPA’s proposed methane regulation is redundant, costly and unnecessary. Energy producers are already reducing...
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Here we go again.
The fight over the Pillage at Wolf Creek is on, folks, and we need your help.
Haven’t heard of this little gem? Trying to block negative thoughts in the New Year? This column is for you.
For the uninitiated or otherwise preoccupied, here are the CliffNotes to the 29 years of money-fueled...
Hallelujah! A true radical is born.
If there is one thing I’ve learned in my 30-odd years on Earth, it is this: Do not disparage tradition lightly – no matter how incommensurable with evolving mores.
We could, quite easily, lambaste Christmas as a religious holiday turned marketing bonanza more likely to make...
How are things back in Texas? Peggy Sue and I are vacationing in Durango. Unseasonably warm, thank goodness. If this is global warming, you can officially call me a fan.
Buying any sports franchises this holiday season? The Spurs, the Vikings, what’s next? How about the Houston Dynamo? Just pulling your leg, my...
What does it mean to give thanks?
I believe that the act of giving thanks is an act of sincere humility, an expression of vulnerability, connectedness and need.
We express thanks for the things that sustain us, without which we would be physically, emotionally or spiritually diminished.
In these days of...
Am I a hypocrite?
Of all the responses I get to this column, by far the most common attack pertains to my supposed hypocrisy.
They usually go a lot like this:
“Well hello to all you liberal brain dead fools!!!! How are your little brains working today???? While your [sic] deciding which granola bar to eat today...
Time to break out the condolence cards – BP had a bad quarter. Earnings are down 18 percent, leaving this global behemoth with a paltry $3 billion in profits for the third quarter.
Poor guys. Analysts say it has something to do with the falling price of oil and BP’s stake in Rosneft, Russia’s state-controlled oil...