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Traveling Knight

“Still the knight is young  and traveling on with pleasure. Grant him wishes well, luck in the fullest measure. Bid you all adieu, stories to keep and treasure. When he’s passing through, ever and on he goes…” I tweaked those … Continue reading

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Shotgun and the Leprechaun

If you’re wondering what happened to my response to Ehud’s F&H slam article, I’ve unpublished it. I decided to take the high road; be the bigger man, as it were. So come, my minions. Critique me; psychoanalyze me; make judgements … Continue reading

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Luck of the Irate

Here’s a pro tip guys: if you give a girl flowers and she’s disappointed because they’re not edible or otherwise useful around the farm, marry her. Here’s another pro tip: no matter how angry you get at God, never challenge … Continue reading

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The Braggart

Men who brag about wanting to meet Jesus have something seriously wrong with them. You all don’t have to share this opinion. Our judgements of others are influenced by life’s little anecdotes as well as individual temperaments, so I don’t … Continue reading

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Shotgun vs. Hipstergrass

Modern bluegrass needs its own category: “Hipstergrass.” The Dixie Chicks and Nickel Creek, back in the 90’s, started the slide, and now every two-bit suspender-wearing degenerate is strumming a banjo, claiming to sing old time music, and wearing the thickest … Continue reading

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A Rose From the Ruins

“What would you do, Captain Quantrill, were yours the power and the opportunity?” inquired the secretary. “Do, Mr. Secretary? I would wage such a war as to make surrender forever impossible. I would break up foreign enlistments by indiscriminate massacre. … Continue reading

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(12) Chivalry vs. The Mexican Mafia

(An anecdote from my time in the prison. As I’m no longer employed there, I thought I’d re-post it): Some of you know I’ve taken a job as a prison guard. The rules say I’m not supposed to talk about … Continue reading

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Parrott’s Paradox: A PSA From the Society of Antiquated Buffoons

“We’re not progressing because we’re too progressive”, says Matt Parrott in a recent Trad Youth article.  Then again, with Trad Youth’s Alinsky-styled antics, it seems the proper path to progress is promoting populist positions which perturb the plebeians, prompting popular … Continue reading

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Lend Us Your Millstones for They Are Needed

~ Woe unto the world because of offences! for it must needs be that offences come; but woe to that man by whom the offence cometh! ~ “Gay” street, aptly named, runs through the heart of Knoxville.  This Saturday, it … Continue reading

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My Father’s World – A Cesspool Event

This is my Father’s world, and to my listening ears All nature sings, and round me rings the music of the spheres. This is my Father’s world: I rest me in the thought Of rocks and trees, of skies and … Continue reading

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