1. I have friends for whom I feel so sorry. They’re in their 70s and in excellent health. They live every day in fear of Covid-19. They call in their grocery order, wear masks while driving to the store for pickup, return home, then spray disinfectant on their purchases and let them sit in their garage for a while. They are scared to go outside. The boogeyman awaits. Sadly, there are millions of folks who live like that. [Read more...]
By Rich Gurka
Opinions are like a certain body part; everybody has one. Here’s mine.
Many folks have been comparing the unfortunate, idiotic, criminal un-American event by a tiny group of numbskulls at the Capitol building to events which took place in Europe during the 1930s. [Read more...]
This is a column Rich wrote in 2019. We are republishing it in light of current events.
By now, most of you have probably heard that the Chinese government and Google have teamed up to develop a “social credit system” for the individual Chinese citizen. This Social Credit System is expected to be fully operational by 2020. If you do or say anything that the Chinese communist government thinks is unsuitable, you will be assigned “negative” points.
If you have ever been to the Springfield or Du Quoin State Fairs, you may have stopped by an Illinois Department of Natural Resources display booth manned by IDNR staff.
One of the main attractions of these booths was the display of numerous trophy whitetail deer mounts, most of which had been seized from poachers. [Read more...]