Conference on Iranian Intelligence

Since the Iranians have regular “conferences” that deny the Holocaust ever occurred, I am planning a conference to explore if there has ever been an Iranian with any worthwhile contributions to mankind.  Many of my colleagues claim that they have

Episcopalians Don’t Like Catholics

I will be the first to admit that I am no expert at understanding the various “branches” of Christianity.   I drive around the neighborhoods in Ohio and I see churches of every denomination: Methodists, Baptists, Catholics, Seventh Day Adventists, Jehovah’s

Top 20 Software Programmer Explanations

The explanations that Software Programmers provided to Testers and users when their software didn’t work as planned: 20. “That’s weird…” 19. “It’s never done that before.” 18. “It worked yesterday.” 17. “How is that possible?” 16. “It must be a hardware

Election Day

I’m just happy that I won’t have to see all of the political campaign ads for a while…  vote: Ohio Governor: Blackwell US Senator: Dewine US Representative: Turner Issue 2 (Minimum Wage Increase): No Issue 3 (Casinos & Slot Machines):

Mark Twain & The Jews

Mark Twain, the famous American writer from the 19th century, had some interesting comments that he made to Harper’s magazine in 1899: “Jews constitute but 1 percent of the human race…Properly the Jew ought hardly to be heard of; but he

House without Electricity

We had an interesting weekend… we were at home late Saturday afternoon watching the Ohio State football game, when – poof – the electricity went out.  Since we were experiencing 40 mph winds during most of the day, I immediately