Monthly Archives: December 2020

Notre Dame in the college football playoffs? Really?

The only people happy with the inclusion of Notre Dame in the semifinals of the national college football champion are the school’s many fans and ESPN, which is how the Fighting Irish managed to make the final four after getting … Continue reading

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Plenty of contenders for coveted Nevada County awards

Anybody who thought the coronavirus pandemic would put a damper on the 2020 edition of the You Can’t Make This Stuff Up awards underestimated the zaniness and clueless behavior of many of their fellow citizens in western Nevada County. The … Continue reading

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Public needs to give the COVID-19 vaccines a shot at working

Now that we are rolling out two COVID-19 vaccines that actually work, the next big hurdle will be to get enough people to take them so we can get the disease under control. You would think that would be easy, … Continue reading

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QUICK HITS: The Jonestown of American politics

–It’s hard to believe that so many people bought into Donald Trump’s voter fraud fantasy without any proof that would hold up in a court of law. The Republican Party is becoming the Jonestown of politics. –Why do I have … Continue reading

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Now all the state GOP needs is candidates who can win

Nevada County’s very own congressmen—Doug LaMalfa and Tom McClintock—joined 104 other Republicans Thursday to support the latest Hail Mary attempt to overturn the November presidential results. LaMalfa, who has been beating Donald Trump’s voter fraud drum since election day, and … Continue reading

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Here’s a group of people who are really overpaid

One of the things in life I don’t understand (there are several) is why sports play-by-play announcers are paid so much money when they have little influence over what sporting events people watch. That thought occurred to me recently when … Continue reading

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