Damn Queers!

I invited Bubba over for a beer to watch the hummingbirds on my new jungle patio. So jungle it is, that I often find myself breaking out in high pitched jungle noises to add…

Immutable Cause

Is Conservatism Genetic? Many years ago when this was all in a print newsletter called The Journal of Hard Response, I put my tongue in cheek and wrote a piece linked above. The other…

Texas Ice House XI

From the Oval Office through the vast red majority of our hinterlands, the driving force of American Christianity has purposefully removed the blessedness of the peacemakers, the inheritance of the meek, the compassion for…

Texas Ice House X

On my way to Jesus’ Ice House to meet Bubba for the first presidential debate between George Bush and John Kerry I became ensnarled in a dead stop traffic jam. Living between two lakes…

Texas Ice House IX

My friend Bubba down at the ice house told me today that President Bush was on the right path because what all those countries in the Middle East needed was democracy. I am not…

Texas Ice House VIII

Tonight John Kerry said he would name an Attorney General who would uphold the Constitution of the United States. Considering what we have there now, that would be enough to get 99% of the…

Texas Ice House VII

I asked Jesus down at the ice house to put the Democratic Convention on the TV behind the bar. And wouldn’t you know it, Bubba arrived just as Al Sharpton filled the screen. As…

Texas Ice House VI

The recent hurricane in Florida sucked all the hot humid air out of Texas. It was the first Summer day I can recall that the industrial fans on the floor of Jesus’ Ice House…

Texas Ice House V

"Several months ago in Detroit, we had an investigation at which over 150 honorably discharged and many very highly decorated veterans testified to war crimes committed in Southeast Asia, not isolated incidents but crimes…

Texas Ice House IV

I stayed at home to watch George’s acceptance speech, I didn’t want to take the chance of sitting at a table next to a standing franticly cheering conservative who could very well release a…

Texas Ice House III

On the third night of the convention Bubba, Okra and I were in the throes of discussing queers getting married. Okra sited the Bible and Bubba John Wayne, but both came to the same…

Texas Ice House II

The second night of the convention at the ice house was a different evening for me. Bubba had brought his sister-in-law along. Okra was not a selfish bigoted secular conservative like her brother-in-law, but…