Home » Archives by category » Columns » Mikes Musings

Weird headlines make my week less painful

Weird headlines make my week less painful

It’s been a long week. My dog is sick, thus I’ve had very little sleep. My vehicle needs repairs thus I’ve had to set aside money I don’t have. AND…

Impatience is my middle name

Impatience is my middle name

Patience isn’t a virtue I possess. Strangely my father had the patience of Job. My mother, on the other hand had very little, and you can guess by now, who…

A better way…

A better way…

Scott Sullivan, editor of award winning Michigan newspaper, The Commercial Record wrote the following piece on soon-to-be U.S. Rep Dan Crenshaw’s appearance on Saturday Night Live. Navy SEAL Crenshaw was…

Why aren’t you shopping locally?

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor I don’t care what they might trumpet in Washington D.C. or California, our economy here hasn’t gotten much better in the last few years. Here we work…

Whatever happened to old-fashioned campaigning?

Whatever happened to old-fashioned campaigning?

Mike Wilcox Editor/Publisher -As an avid observer of political campaigns I am appalled at the emphasis placed on fearmongering this election. Instead of electing the best candidate we are told…

Hey chump, if you won’t vote, you can’t talk trash

Mike Wilcox, Publisher/Editor A few people I know tell me they don’t vote because government is corrupt and casting a ballot doesn’t matter, because the system is rigged. Others tell…

Oldugly declares his “write-in candidacy”

Oldugly declares his  “write-in candidacy”

A neighbor from back in the day named Frank Rowley shared this “tongue-in-cheek essay with me, and I thought it was an exceptional read for those of us who are…

Winter preparation is mind over matter for this writer

Winter preparation is mind over matter for this writer

I feel it in my bones. The days are getting shorter and colder. Reports of snow in northern Michigan occur daily. Instead of wearing short sleeves and shorts, I now…

In defense of the old, white male

In defense of the old, white male

“Oh man, it’s kind of sick how much joy I get out of being cruel to old white men.” This said by one of the new heroes of the alt-left…

Senate needs to stop talking, accomplish something

Senate needs to  stop talking, accomplish something

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor What a spectacle the Kavanaugh confirmation hearings have become. I am saddened that this process has broken down to allegations of flagellation and drunkenness, without any thought…

Page 1 of 38123Next ›Last »