“Porkus Erectus” Isn’t Extinct

Wyoming’s known for fossils. Thermopolis’s identity is tied to dinosaurs of a past age. “Billions of years,” they tell us. Casper’s Tate Geological Museum dazzles the uninformed imagination of young kids, and naïve adults regarding earth’s age. Evolutionary paleontologist and anthropologist conveniently fill in all these gaps as if they’d …

The Fundamental Choice

By Bradley Harrington “No one could doubt that we had seen an achievement of man in his capacity as a rational being – an achievement of reason, of logic, of mathematics, of total dedication to the absolutism of reality.” – Ayn Rand, “Apollo 11,” 1969 – On Monday, July 20, …

When We’ve Had Enough

You had enough? Not a bad place to be. It’s not as if we have no choices. We have an array of options. We can give up, shut up, speak up, or stand up. We bemoan our current predicament. A rogue president. Lifetime politicians taking care of themselves. Very little …

Apollo 11 Day

For those of you who might be unaware, today marks the 46th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing on the moon. So: Here’s a “toast” to Neil Armstrong, “Buzz” Aldrin and Michael Collins – and to all the men and women who knew, half a century ago, that it was …

Turn Z’s Dump Into A Zoo

By Bradley Harrington “I think we have more machinery of government than is necessary, too many parasites living on the labor of the industrious.” – Thomas Jefferson, “Letter to William Ludlow,” 1824 – Another item from the “Man, you just can’t make this stuff up” department: “The Cheyenne Downtown Development …