Dining out is overrated; he’d much rather dine alone

The Thinker January 24, 2014 1 Comment

by Christopher Bachler I am very unusual. I don’t like to eat out.  In fact, I prefer to dine alone.  This makes me a curiosity to most people, who relish the formal dining experience. To me, eating is a purely biological function; I eat because I am hungry, and for no other reason.  I see […]
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Why don’t overpriced lawyers select him? Can you believe someone who actually wants jury duty?

The Thinker December 19, 2013 0 Comments

by Christopher Bachler I consider it an honor and a duty to serve on a jury where I may either convict a scoundrel or deliver an innocent defendant from a miscarriage of justice. But I feel no fervor for being continuously harassed by a court system which has summoned me more times than I can […]
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Political correctness runs amok at post office branch

The Thinker December 13, 2013 0 Comments

by Christopher Bachler I recently went to a local post office branch to mail some packages. A scruffy man behind the counter with about four days of overgrowth on his face, disheveled hair and a bad attitude finally came to the counter to help me. So far nothing out of the ordinary; I was at the […]
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Weiner bid cut short in deli; don’t knock knockwurst

The Thinker November 21, 2013 0 Comments

by Christopher Bachler New York City’s flashers and voyeurs had a big letdown recently when their favorite son, former U.S. Rep. Anthony “Weenie” Weiner lost his bid for the Democratic nomination for mayor, polling less than five percent of the vote. It was also a disappointment for the trendy elite who looked forward to getting their […]
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Please leave wild animal look where it belongs — in the wild!

The Thinker October 25, 2013 0 Comments

by Christopher Bachler It used to be fashionable to look classy; everyone did his best to look his/her best. It’s understandable that sensible people would want to look their best. It’s good to aspire to better things; mankind should always be climbing. But in today’s world appearances — and values — are sinking. If you […]
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How will hunger strikers produce funds for schools?

The Thinker September 26, 2013 1 Comment

by Christopher Bachler I first heard about hunger strikes 47 years ago when I was in sixth grade. We were studying India, and we learned about a skinny old fellow called Mahatma Gandhi who had become as famous for his hunger strikes as he had been for his unseemly loin cloth and emaciated body.  If his […]
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