Author: rogerringer

"IT'S GOING TO BE A SEASON WITH LOTS OF ACCIDENTS, AN I'LL RISK SAYING THAT WE'LL BE LUCKY IF SOMETHING REALLY SERIOUS  DOESN'T HAPPEN." Ayrton Senna   I want to get you to put aside the feelings you have for my opinions that I expand on in this column. This is...

"WE HAVE THE BEST GOVERNMENT THAT MONEY CAN BUY." Mark Twain   With all of the division and in fighting in the Legislature there is finally an issue that should get one hundred percent approval. If they will just do it! All of these years I have been under the...

"HUMOR IS MANKIND'S GREATEST BLESSING."   Mark Twain   This weekend was one that I will be laughing at for some time. It is so true that today's liberal has lost any sense of humor that they might have possessed. The only thing that they seem to laugh at...

"WHEN YOU ARE INSANE, YOU ARE BUSY BEING INSANE ALL THE TIME." Sylvia Plath   I have been turning off even the news programs that I like and watching anything that is not politics. Anything that is not the insanity that is being pushed into our everyday lives by...

"YOUR ATTITUDE, NOT YOUR APTITUDE, WILL DETERMINE YOUR ALTITUDE." Zig Zigler   Politics have always been a hot topic in our country. When King George demanded our guns, we shot back. Pretty much there is a spirited debate ever since dueling went out of vogue. Newspapers have always been pretty...

"GIVE ME A SMART IDIOT OVER A STUPID GENIUS ANY DAY." Samuel Goldwyn   I have had some who believe that I am against teachers. Even though I have many friends that are teachers and a god daughter that is a PHD in education and teaches grade school. So the...

"I WANT TO DIE LIKE MY GRANDFATHER DID, PEACEFULLY IN HIS SLEEP, NOT LIKE THE ALL THE SCREAMING PASSENGERS IN HIS CAR." Will Rogers   The  news lately has been so full of totally unimportant 'news' that is so not important to me. I gather news tips for a couple...

AD ASTRA PER ASPERA TO THE STARS THROUGH DIFFICULTY Kansas State Motto   We are upon the birthday of the Great State of Kansas. And the motto is still as relevant today as it always has been. It all started as a boomer state. The virtues of the 'tropical...

"I WANT MY FRIEND TO MISS ME AS LONG AS I MISS HIM." Saint Augustine   I am looking forward to the 21st of January for two reasons. First I get a shot in my back that is killing me. Second is that I will see a lot...

"SUFFERING PASSES, WHILE LOVE IS ETERNAL. THAT'S A GIFT THAT YOU RECEIVE FROM GOD. DON'T WASTE IT." Laura Ingalls Wilder   Death seems to show up in my writings more and more frequently. Time is just like that. Many people have small parts in our lives and when they are...