Author Archives: Thus Spoke Jon

The Trumps, After the Fall

Donald Trump is listening to Congress on C-SPAN. “The House votes to impeach.” DT–  Screw this, I won’t resign.  I am not a crook!  Besides, I have to give Alaska to Russia or Putin will have my ass.  I wonder … Continue reading

Posted in Dialog-y, Our Society, Stories & Creative Writing

Death at a Farm

Dave was killed recently in a stampede at his farm.  The thing is, it was a poultry farm.  Up until then, the chickens all seemed really happy; they were free range, fed organically and treated with respect and care.  But … Continue reading

Posted in Stories & Creative Writing

Do The Math

This thought occurred to me recently so I looked up some information on the Internet and did the math. No, this article isn’t about equations and you don’t have to do any math. The Rose Bowl enters into the picture … Continue reading

Posted in Science & Nature, Stories & Creative Writing

Candidate Checklist

Politicians and their advisors excel at  clouding issues that they want to avoid and diverting your attention.  Elections are job interviews, not popularity contests.  Next election cycle, fill out this form (PDF at link) for each candidate so you are … Continue reading

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A Driving Navigation App My Mom Would Like

The other day I was driving somewhere and using a navigation app. At one point it told me to get in the left hand lane but the traffic was heavy, plus there was a truck next to me so I couldn’t.  … Continue reading

Posted in Stories & Creative Writing

Stuff We Never Think About

• When King Kong was in New York City, what did they do with his poop? • If Febreze gets out odors, then why doesn’t it get out its own odor? • I wonder how many dogs hear their owners … Continue reading

Posted in Our Society, Stories & Creative Writing

Astrology, The Drinking Game

There are only a few real holidays. Thanksgiving, Veterans and Memorial Days, Martin Luther King Day, Independence Day… and Groundhog Day. Did you ever see the movie Groundhog Day?  There was a great quote from it: “This is one time … Continue reading

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