Tag Archives: Rodeo

It was bound to happen… KISS went mainstream.

Is this the end? KISS is playing at a rodeo in Cheyenne Wyoming. Headbangers around the world go into mourning. It’s a cheerleading  concert for Our Boys in The War.   OK so maybe it’s not as shocking as Arlo … Continue reading

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Bogdan ‘The Cossack’ recommends some music, culture, and history…

My Dear Friend, Bogdan, asked me to link people here in the US with some Cossack music, culture, and history. Here it goes then:   ?? ? ???? ????? – Oi u poli verba – Ukrainian cossack song of 17th … Continue reading

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Conservative Hero

“I’m a rodeo clown. It takes great skill.” Glenn Beck Yes, Glenn… and it takes a really stupid cluck like yourself to today still entertain the hordes of conservative dittoheads as well as Rush once did it with his mean … Continue reading

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Louisiana Lockdown – What is Angola Prison doing on Animal Planet TV?

Good ol’ boys probably think it’s mighty funny parading Angola’s black prisoners across the teevee, at the whim of an all-white Reality TV corrections officer caste. Inmates are portrayed like the channel’s animal kingdom predators, dangerous and unpredictable, but what … Continue reading

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If you have to ask for whom the fat lady sings, it is not for Tahrir Square.

–And to really mix my malaprops, she sings for them that bought her. If there was one variable which got away from the underdogs of Egypt’s Jan25 Revolution, it was who would referee the endgame. While Hosni Mubarak’s stunning defiance … Continue reading

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O, Give me a home, where the Buffalo roam

…and I’ll show you a house that’s not clean But let’s skip to the main issue… Non-pet animals being used as mascots. Now, I had seen on the commercials last year that the CSU football team uses a live Bison … Continue reading

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Anthropomorphism, the Chinese Pandas and the El Paso County Zoo

Not THIS El Paso County, El Paso, Texas. They never had a panda, even in the freewheeling times before Zoos took on a true scientific mission nobody would have been dumb enough to give a panda to that pathetic joke … Continue reading

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You had a good home but You Left (You’re Right!)

Your Recruiter LIED to you so you Left (You’re Right!) Classic Basic Training marching cadence chant. You’re all supposed to be “in step” because if you have a single person planting his left foot forward while everybody else is planting … Continue reading

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The Dubya archetype as maladroit foil

Some might argue that it began before George Dubya. Apparently the US public’s distrust of politics is placated by believing its fate is in the hands of someone they could feel comfortable having a beer with. I’d say it began … Continue reading

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Red Bull is dangerous

RED BULL contains: caffeine, ginseng and guarana (all legal stimulants) sugars, artificial sweeteners, taurine (an amino acid said to lower blood pressure).   RED BULL promises: increased energy, better concentration, sharper cognitive performance, greater endurance, higher metabolism, faster reaction time. … Continue reading

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Country rodeo clown to retire to big city

The news is in that America’s favorite country rodeo clown will be soon retiring from his rural ranch to the big city, so that his lovely little wife can find work at the college liberry of Southern Methodist University. The … Continue reading

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Free Speech in the USA, USA, USA Zone

Exploring your free speech rights in America. Has it come to this? Mouth off all you want into the online ether or in the privacy of your local spheres of influence, but try to rise above the din where cameras … Continue reading

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Rodeo just says “No” to cattle prod (allegations)

According to a screamin’ big headline in todays Gag-zette. And just last year we had a miniature debate with some woman who said that using things like a rope tied around the testicles or touching the genitalia or rectum of … Continue reading

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Is it Rodeo time again? Damn…

Seems like only last year that somebody angrily was denouncing the contention that putting a pull-up cinch around the testicles of a bull in order to make him fight the rider more aggressively somehow causes PAIN to the animal. Ummm… … Continue reading

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An Inconvenient Truth; Al Gore in the Balance

This last Friday I headed over to see a herd of well-fed liberals that rodeoed themselves into the Unitarian Church for a free showing of the film, ‘An Inconvenient Truth’. The corral was packed and after we were informed that … Continue reading

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Animal cruelty at the rodeo

I just learned how they make horses and bulls jump up and down at the rodeo. I must admit I wondered why it was that the animals suddenly leaped about madly (bronc’d) after they got out of the gate and … Continue reading

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