Archive for November, 2008

Howdy friends and neighbors.  Well, I just returned from the 67th annual convention of the state’s largest farm and ranch organization, of the highest noble federation, Oklahoma’s own, Farm Bureau.  While there was no streaking (or none reported anyway) or mooning citations from atop the Cox Convention Center, or alleged Harley Davidson or John Deeres on the hotel high dive, (I just love Ray Stevens’ song “Shiners Convention”) there was definitely plenty of action to keep me from thinking about how flat my backside was getting from convention chairs or just how early I was going to have to get up the next morning. (more…)


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Howdy friends and neighbors.  “And that’s the ball game folks!”  November 4th 2008, it finally got here.  By the time this hits print, we should now who our next President will be, unless Florida fouls it up again.  You know, they’ve only had eight years to fix it.  I still have to laugh though, a government entity that selects government officials, that is run by government appointees, still hasn’t been fixed.  Funnier still, Oklahoma hands down has the most efficient, most accurate, tamper-proof voting system in the US, and no other state has copied it.  Anyway, somehow it will get done and campaign ad season will be over.  I have a newfound love for TiVo.  Watch a program after the fact and skip the ads! (more…)

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