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9-11 Remembered Thru Song

9-11 Remembered Thru Song

Each year, as we commemorate the day of the worst attack on American soil by a foreign entity, I reminisce with a heavy heart the wave of emotions I felt that day.  I watch the various cable channels as the digital recordings play out, in real time, the events of…

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Matty's Corralled Thoughts

Matty’s Corralled Thoughts

Washington elites are looking into the 2009 idea, of Georgia blogger only known as “Beowulf”, of releasing a trillion dollar coin, made of  platinum. No point in obtaining a trillion dollars worth of platinum. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is warming up to it. The idea being the treasury could create…

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Where does the Buck stop in DC?

Where does the Buck stop in DC?

Marlon Brando refused his Oscar award (1972) for the title role in ‘The Godfather’ as a means of publicizing the cause of Native American Indians.  In order to protest Hollywood’s (and America’s) poor treatment of Native Americans, Brando sent a woman who called herself Sacheen Littlefeather to make a ‘refusal…

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What Comes After 2012?

What Comes After 2012?

Dear Matty,

My friends and I just got done watching the movie 2012. According to the Mayans, and Nostradamus, the world is coming to an end in 12/21/2012. Now we have earthquakes in Haiti, snow on the ground in 49 states, cats and dogs living together. Tell me Matty, is…

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Matty's Corralled Thought- Death of the Twinkie

Matty’s Corralled Thought- Death of the Twinkie

Video killed the radio star and the union added snack cakes to its (job) death toll today.  It was announced today that Hostess will be going out of business (liquidating sugary liquids) and taking with them the beloved Twinkie, Ding Dong and Ho Ho. Normally this column is titled…

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Unsolvable X-File: A Creature Feature

Unsolvable X-File: A Creature Feature

“I want to believe” was a poster seen in the opening credits of X-Files and the over-riding theme of FBI Special Agents Scully and Mulder on the X-Files. The weekly shows would feature some paranormal phenomenon or person(s) and the two agents were called-in to investigate. Agent Fox Mulder was…

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PSA for surviving Election Night Riots

PSA for surviving Election Night Riots

While dodging zombies, mummies and other brainless wonders on Halloween night, I got to thinking on “how are we going to contend with the disappointed brainless Obama voter on election night?”   The Democrats will do anything to maintain power.  Rumors have been milling about that if Obama loses and…

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Matty, What to do about Israel?

Matty, What to do about Israel?

Dear Matty:

Foreign policy is an important consideration in the upcoming election.  Now we have the middle east in full anti-American mode, with attacks on embassies in Yemen, Egypt and Libya.  Now we find Obama will not meet with PM Netanyahu, but is taking time out of his “busy” schedule…

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Ask Matty: Musical Chairs

Ask Matty: Musical Chairs

Dear Matty:
Am I missing something with Clint Eastwood and the chair?

Buffy, Vancouver

Dear Buffy,
I must admit I was doing my part to stimulate the economy the evening Mr. Eastwood was talking to the chair. I too, was confused when i started watching it mid-way through…

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Matty's Corralled Thoughts

Matty’s Corralled Thoughts

As the battle for the White House wages on, so does the

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Matty's Corralled Thoughts

Matty’s Corralled Thoughts

Last week Obama was having a photo-op breakfast with a 70 year old small business owner in Ohio .  He hugged her and stiffed her without paying.  About six hours later, the business owner had a heart attack and died. Not only is Obama killing the small businesses in…

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Matty's Corralled Thoughts

Matty’s Corralled Thoughts

Following her predecessor’s lead (Collin Powell), Hillary Clinton left her war paint at home and greeted her Bangladesh counterparts au natural, a couple days ago. The media has been going ga ga ever since about her ” I don’t give a dam” look. She might have been coming off of…

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The Tea Party Lives!

The Tea Party Lives!

Not long ago the main stream media was pleased in it’s assessment that the Tea Party is dead!  The only movement covered in the the media was and is those unwashed delinquents in the Occupy Movement.

I never figured out the media’s romantic attachment to the Occupy movement versus their…

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Romney and Obama are battling over Dogs.

Romney and Obama are battling over Dogs.

 

Romney and Obama are battling over dogs.

I love epic events the can define a generation.  Nowadays, most epic events start the letter “X” (X-games, XFL, Xbox, Xanax).  That letter just seems cooler.  But, for an older generation, our epic events started with the words “the battle of…” …

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D.C. Ink

D.C. Ink

Dear Matty,
It is tax time again and I was wondering why the U.S. Tax Code is 6 times longer than War and Peace?

Amy in Omaha

Dear Amy,
It is tax week for us working Americans.  I checked out Tolstoy’s War and Peace from the library and started counting the…

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Matty's Corralled Thoughts

Matty’s Corralled Thoughts

Florida, in an effort to become a larger influence on the presidential nominating process, is considering a move of its presidential primary to January 31, 2012. The move would be in direct violation of primary rules set forthby the Republican National Committee. The RNC has barred any state other than…

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News of the Day: Matty's Corralled Thoughts

News of the Day: Matty’s Corralled Thoughts

News of the Day: Matty’s Corralled Thoughts

The Pamplona Running of the Bulls is taking place now. It is a part of the S an Fermin Festival, which runs in Pamplona, Spain, from July 6 to July 14 every year.  The race- which has people dressed in white shirt…

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State of Nebraska Election 2012: Deb Fischer to Enter Senate Race

State of Nebraska Election 2012: Deb Fischer to Enter Senate Race

Election 2012 for the State of Nebraska:  Deb Fischer will enter the Race.

It has just been announced that Deb Fisher will soon enter the 2012 Republican Primary to unseat Senator Ben Nelson (D-NE).

State Legislator Deb Fischer, who was first elected in 2004, was Chairwoman of the State of

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No Newt For Now

No Newt For Now

Dear Matty,
I am a big fan of Newt Gingrich. Do you think he will ever run for the President of the United States? And if he does, what are his chances?

Mr. Wilson, Portland

Dear Mr. Wilson,
This is a question that the Pundits at the Red State…

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Republican or Democrat: Another Screw Job for Veterans!

Republican or Democrat: Another Screw Job for Veterans!

Republican or Democrat:  Another Screw Job for Veterans!

Ronald Reagan once said that “Facts are Stubborn Things.” This is a quote that Matty has for his signature on his email and it always makes me stop and think, especially when I see stories…

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