The Ole Seagull

Does inaction of local, elected and paid leaders place Branson area at risk?

Posted in Branson,Government,Opinion by The Ole Seagull on the June 26th, 2011

What a difference a couple of months makes. Most of the questions an Ole Seagull gets about Lake Taneycomo these days is about how low it is and why is it that way. Less than a couple of months ago it was about how high the water in Lake Taneycomo was getting and why they weren’t getting the water out of Table Rock Lake quicker.

What will save Branson shows when Andy, Mickey, Jim et al. retire?

Posted in Branson,Opinion by The Ole Seagull on the June 12th, 2011

An Ole Seagull would answer that question by saying, “The same thing that helped bring Andy, Mickey, Jim et al. to Branson originally. Individually, each of them is an irreplaceable entertainment treasure, but from a Branson shows perspective they are simply a part of the total diverse and exciting entertainment experience that Branson provides every day. The day before they retire as well as the day after they retire, Branson entertainers will be doing the same thing they were doing that attracted the millions of people to Branson that played a role in attracting Andy, Mickey, Jim et al to Branson in the first place, providing a great entertainment experience for each guest they entertain.”

Is America committing suicide using the “Exit Bag” of an unbridled Federal Judiciary?

Posted in General,Government,Opinion by The Ole Seagull on the June 5th, 2011

If the “oxygen” necessary for America’s “life” is even remotely related to the way Abraham Lincoln described it at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania on November 19, 1863, then an Ole Seagull would have to answer “Yes.” In concluding his speech that day Lincoln said, “…that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.” (more…)