Author Archives: jharrin4

About jharrin4

mass communication/speech instructor at College of DuPage and Triton College in suburban Chicago. Army veteran of the Viet Nam era.

A Brief History of the World, Winston Smith edition

First, according to astrophysicists, there was nothing. Nada. Zilch. Tabula rasa. Then that nothingness somehow exploded. Can you say big bang? Congratulations! To, uh, whatever produced the big bang, as it gave birth to what is referred to as the … Continue reading

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The More Things Change…

Okay. Let’s revisit recent history. Hillary Clinton was assumed to become our first female President in that now infamous debacle otherwise known as the 2016 election. Ms.Clinton did win the popular vote, a disclaimer of an asterisk that belies how … Continue reading

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A Sign of the Times

So, I clearly suggested 2019 would be less than kind to we the people in the U. S. of A. in yesterday’s snarky, rhyme-sceme blog. Well, at least I tacked on a positive-minded leap to 2020 as the possible electoral … Continue reading

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2019 Year in Preview

Another year like this one and I don’t know what! It was suppose to get better but…but…but Democrats piss away their power gain with a generational uncivil war, while the elephant party keeps shitting on congressional floors. Homeless encampments up … Continue reading

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Destination Greenland, Government Shut-down edition

call out the instigators because there’s something in the air we’ve got to get together sooner or later, because the revolution’s here and you know that it’s right… Something in the Air Thunderclap Newman   Election, 2016. Sorting out that stunning development. The Orange-haired, outspoken reality tv creature is now President-elect. I’ve done my personal autopsy on […]

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Believing is Seeing.

Is it over yet? Is what over? You know. I do? Yes. No, I don’t. Yes. You do. Okay. I do. You know you do. You helped make “it” happen. I did? You know you did. I do? You know … Continue reading

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An Inadvertent Visitation

Hello out there, inhabitants of this strange place. This is Zeldar, from Zardoz, an A.I., deep space life form whose transport vehicle’s Maximus Maximus, 250th generation, time-phased, reciprocal, parallel, logistically integrated, transitional contingency A.I. navigation program has gone momentarily rogue on … Continue reading

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