Summary of My Discontent

Ask a veteran Thunder-goer about gay marriage

As a public service, Summary of My Discontent frequently invites longtime Thunder-goer Buck Dallas to answer readers’ questions. Mr.

Guest Commentary

Whatever happened to watchdog journalism?

The mainstream media, particularly the electronic arm, loves to identify slight differences of approach to issues by the two major political parties and inflate these differences into what purports

Guest Commentary

Keep students’ interest rates low

From the time I started LEO in 1990 to the present, the number of students who graduate carrying debt has more than doubled. Of every 100 students who earn a bachelor’s degree from a U.S.

Raised Relief

Workin’ the Swingshift

I was listening to “On Point” the other day on NPR.

Stop Calling Me Surly

Evolution of a more perfect union

In the biggest frickin’ deal of his vice presidency, Joe Biden became the highest-ranking U.S.

Fables of the Deconstruction

Sunny afternoon

I ran into an old friend sitting on a bench in the park up the street from my house.

Summary of My Discontent

The Apocryphon of Timmy

In 1945, two Egyptian farmers dug up a sealed jar containing 12 papyrus codices near the town of Nag Hammadi.

Fables of the Deconstruction

Commit a crime

My friend reported that someone slashed one of her tires, and she was pissed. Was it a random act of violence or was somebody making a focused expression of ill will? Had she done somebody wrong?

Stop Calling Me Surly

A divinely ‘decadent and depraved’ Kentucky Derby

We interrupt this disturbing drip of doom to predict that Saturday’s Kentucky Derby will again be decadent and depraved. That’s how Hunter S.

Raised Relief

Last ride of the Midnight Rambler

Look at how a steam locomotive works sometime.