The Ole Seagull

Is the city of Branson honor bound to pay Branson Airport $8.24 per passenger?

Posted in Branson,Opinion by The Ole Seagull on the February 13th, 2011

The Ole Seagull has received a number of questions since he apologized to the airport and the board of Aldermen in a recent column entitled “An Ole Seagull apologizes – there really is only one honorable way. For what it matters and to the best of his recollection here are the questions and his responses:

QUESTION: Legalese aside, doesn’t honor demand that the city pay the Branson Airport $8.24 per passenger every time they fly into the airport for the next 20 something years? (more…)

Can America compete in the “Super Bowl of Nations?”

Posted in General,Government,Opinion by The Ole Seagull on the February 6th, 2011

Tens of millions of Americans will watch the “Green Bay Packers” and “Pittsburgh Steelers” play in the Super Bowl today with millions cheering for one team or the other to win. However, if they were honest with themselves, “being truthful in what they say and do,” many would put a “steely” faced grin on their “packed” stuffed faces and realize that the game can only end one way. The same way our great Nation will end. (more…)