Mock Dialog, by James Cook

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American: Do you think you could help me? Chinese: What do you mean? American: I need some money. Chinese: How much? American: Three trillion. Chinese: Wow! You’re not bashful. American: What do you say? Chinese: I don’t think so. American: Pretty, pretty please. Chinese: I already loaned you a bundle. American: It’s gone. I have…

Are you a Democrat, Republican, or Constitutionalist?

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Are you a Democrat, Republican, or Constitutionalist? Here is a scenario to help you decide. You’re walking down a deserted street with your wife and two small children. Suddenly, an Islamic Terrorist with a huge knife comes around the corner, locks eyes with you, screams obscenities, praises Allah, raises the knife, and charges at you.…

FireFly

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Some time ago my wife and I saw a poster at our local movie theater advertising a show called Serenity. It looked pretty good, both action/adventure (which my wife enjoys) and Sci-fi (which I enjoy). We watched it and loved it! Later I was talking about with with a friend and a co-worker overheard. “You…

Modern Day, Real Life Super Heroes –- or are they?

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We’re all familiar with comic book and cartoon super heroes, Spiderman, Superman, Batman, the Fantastic 4, Tickle Me Elmo, Mister Incredible, The Crimson Avenger, and a whole slew of other super heroes. Some of these people were born with super powers, some gained their super powers from some external source (solar radiation, radioactive/genetically engineered spider,…