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Dear President Trump:

September 13, 2019

Sept. 6, 2019 An open letter to Donald J. Trump: Mr. President: It is with great and serious urgency that I write this letter and hope that it finds its way to you. I am...




Baxter Black: In The Doghouse

September 12, 2019

It’s not easy being a missionary distributing religious pamphlets door to door. Home-owners will go to extremes to avoid listening to you. Audrey and her husband, Walter, have a ranch in British Columbia around Fraser...


Lee Pitts: Incoming

September 11, 2019

Government officials say over 5,000 invasive species have infiltrated our ecosystem and our economy causing an estimated $120 billion in damages annually. Here’s my top ten list of invasive species in America today. 10. Fake...



Prairie Memories by Gary Heintz: Dating, Cowboy Style

September 11, 2019

Horses can be great conversation starters for a teenage boy. I know. Being shy, sitting on the back of my uncle’s brown mare was the perfect spot to look nonchalant, even though I was usually...


A Few Thoughts By John Nalivka– On tariffs

September 6, 2019

Tariffs applied by the Trump Administration’s to Chinese raw material and finished goods entering the U.S. as a means to bring China into line with free and fair trade has caused a great deal of...


Lee Pitts: Halloween For Adults

September 6, 2019

The only reason I can think of for going to conventions is to fill up swag bags full of free stuff at the trade show. During my career I’ve put together a world-class collection of...











Lee Pitts: Real Funny

August 26, 2019

A sense of humor is often mentioned as one of the characteristics that distinguishes man from animals. Mark Twain said, “Humor is mankind’s’ greatest blessing.” Notice that Mark just mentioned “mankind,” he didn’t say anything...


Baxter Black: Rich Farming

August 26, 2019

If wheat gets up to seven bucks I’ll hoard it, yessiree Till the grain bin’s overflowin’ Or it gets back down to three. There’s too much ridin’ on it To sell it right away, The...