The Ole Seagull

Carpetbaggery in store for the Taney County Commission elections?

Posted in Branson,Government,Opinion,Taney County by The Ole Seagull on the January 22nd, 2012

It seemed surreal, almost as if the Ole Seagull wasn’t actually in the crowded room in Branson filled with some of Branson’s biggest power brokers and a sprinkling of others. Although, it was as if they didn’t even notice him, he was surprised he was there because lowly Seagulls are not normally invited to the meetings where the “Condors roost” unless they want something from them. (more…)

Are rights without responsibility and a “free lunch” destroying America?

Posted in General,Government,Opinion by The Ole Seagull on the January 8th, 2012

Although the Ole Seagull listens to Rush Limbaugh on the radio, much of the time he loses the benefit of his tremendous intellect and logic because of the “noise” of his self-aggrandizement. During a recent broadcast however, Limbaugh blasted through the noise and caught his attention when he defined “the Democratic Party base” as “TheĀ  poor and the disadvantaged and the put-out and the put-upon” and asked the question, “Why isn’t it proper [to] point out that the Democrat base is made up, for the most part, of the nation’s losers?” (more…)