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Aug.02.2013
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  Everyone knows what government spin is. Here is a good example.       Let’s say at the White House press conference held every week, Press Secretary Jay Carney is asked about President Barack Obama’s slipping approval ratings. The Press Secretary – a master of spin – says that...
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Aug.02.2013
Here is how my wife started a fight with me last Saturday. At about 4 a.m., I got up without waking my sleeping wife, got quietly dressed, ate breakfast and made my lunch. I then slipped quietly out the back door of the kitchen into the garage. I got into my Ford pickup truck and backed out. It was...
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Aug.02.2013
Here is how my wife started a fight with me last Saturday. At about 4 a.m., I got up without waking my sleeping wife, got quietly dressed, ate breakfast and made my lunch. I then slipped quietly out the back door of the kitchen into the garage. I got into my Ford pickup truck and backed out. It was...
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Aug.01.2013
    With the likes of Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson preaching that the black man is persecuted in America, and everything negative that happens to blacks is racially motivated, it is unusual to see a black man preach the opposite point of view. Watch the video at the link below and hear...
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Aug.01.2013
Against my will, I agreed to go with my wife to her 40-year high school class reunion. We were sitting at a table when I noticed that she kept looking at this man sitting at a table all by himself. He was obviously drunk, swinging his whiskey glass back and forth in between sips of the brown liquid...
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Jul.31.2013
  A student at Georgia State University has started a White Student Union, according to accounts in the Atlanta Constitution and the Birmingham (Alabama) News.   Is the kid – who is a freshman by the way – certifiably crazy, or does he just have a big set of stones?   Check out the...
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Jul.31.2013
  Here’s another way to get a fight started with your wife.       I was flipping through the TV channels when my wife sat down next to me.   “What’s on the TV?” she asked.   “Dust,” was all I said.   That’s when the fight started. . .  
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Jul.31.2013
The atheists are at it again. The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) is now planning to investigate housing practices at Troy University in Troy, Alabama. Earlier in the week I reported about the FFRF trying to shut down the Prayer Caravan of my friend Billy Coleman, in Cullman, Alabama. Do...
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Jul.31.2013
The University of Alabama football coach, let’s call him Grizzly, was talking to one of his recruits. “Son, you think you can pass this thing?” the grizzled old hall-of-fame coach asked the player, flipping a football to the kid. “Yessir Coach,” the player said enthusiastically, easily catching the...
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Jul.30.2013
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  Here’s another way to get a fight started with your wife.       My wife knows that I like eggs for breakfast.   Two days ago she made me two scrambled eggs for breakfast, but I didn’t eat them.   “What’s wrong with the eggs?” she asked.   “I wanted fried eggs...
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Jul.30.2013
I feel safe in knowing that if I fail, my government will be there to save me. Check out the following link to see what I mean.   http://www.westernjournalism.com/conservative-cartoons/  
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Jul.30.2013
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  Chapter 32 – Epilogue   The Bulls beat the Lakers 4 games to 3 to win the NBA Championship. It was the first championship for Marcus Witherow, but ironically it was also his last. After the season, the NBA hired legendary investigator John M. Dowd to look into allegations that Witherow...
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Jul.30.2013
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A guy is walking along a secluded beach just west of Panama City Beach, Florida, when he notices a funny looking lump in the sand, just above the high-tide ridge. He kneels down and digs in the sand with his hands and discovers a genie’s lamp buried there. He picks up the lamp and gives it a hard...
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Jul.29.2013
  Everyone knows the story about the woman who asks her boyfriend: “Do these pants make my ass look big?”   If the poor guy says yes, there will be a fight. If he says no, there will be a fight.   But there are many other fight starters that you may not be aware of.   Here’s one...
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Jul.29.2013
  Sometimes you just have to draw a line in the sand. I hope that’s what Billy Coleman does.   Billy is from my hometown of Sylacauga, Alabama, or as some of the hipper people say, San Fran Cauga.   Billy probably doesn’t know me, but I know him. We have met before, many years ago....
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