If I had known in 1993 that the column would run for two decades, terminating when I moved to Texas for a job with a Fortune 500 company, I'm not sure whether I would have reacted with happiness, terror or disgust.
You don't need a Russian assault rifle to fend off a home invader or someone who's trying to rob you on the street and you most certainly do not need thousands of rounds of ammunition in order to do so.
I hope everyone out there is microwaving bags of popcorn to watch the financial cliff negotiations currently underway between President Barack Obama and the Democrats against House Speaker John Boehner, representing the 1 percent crowd, otherwise known as the forces of insanity.
After our most recent democratic elections, in which the president of the United States was fairly re-elected, certain citizens are expressing their disagreement with the results by threatening to leave the United States altogether.
Last week brought the sad news that Hostess, the maker of Twinkies, Ho Hos and other sugary products, was firing 18,000 workers and shutting down its business, blaming its unionized workforce for being too costly.