The Computer & The Cowboy

I don’t know how many readers of this paper live in Bryan/College Station or Stephenville, but this news story should be of interest to them: Inside Higher Ed, reports that “since colleges and universities announced last summer that they would be opening their doors to students, critics have argued that doing so was irresponsible and...

Oil About Ranching

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) was the subject of a column several months ago, when a very small portion of ANWR was made available for oil and gas exploration. A recent bid sale was reported to have received bids on only half of the tracts offered and resulted in only $14 million in sales...

Cartoon

“I didn’t know he didn’t like sketti!”

It’s The Pitts

Did you hear that? Neither did I. The sound you're NOT hearing is laughter. Political correctness has turned this country into a bunch of sourpusses. We're all wound so tight you can't tell a Potagee, dumb blonde or Lutheran joke for fear of being shunned. Instead of being bald, I'm a victim of cranial deforestation...

Unregistered Bull

Choice gleanings from 45-plus years of Unregistered Bull. “Meat Industry Disaster Seen,” the headline shouted, if 48-point boldface type stretching across five columns can be said to shout. Above that, in smaller (24-point) type, the introduction: “If Beef Grading Standards Implemented.” This was the way the Associated Press story datelined Dallas was handled last Thursday...

Pokin’ Fun

So, we have a good start on a New Year. I wondered what it was like in 1901 until a friend, a Rear Admiral of the Wharton Navy, Statistical Division, sent me some statistics. Here are some of them: Life expectancy in the U.S. was 47 years. I have suits older than that. They come...

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San Angelo TX 76902