All posts by Clyde Thornhill
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: The Trump Tirade
We must not assume the traits we condemn. JACKSON HOLE, WY – A preacher was tired of the morally superior tone of his congregation. He told them, “If there was a drunken orgy in town, I would...
- Posted November 22, 2016
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Serious Endorsements
JACKSON HOLE, WY – Susie stopped by my trailer last week with her latest toy purchase from the Xccessories Closet at Ella’s Room. “What candidates are you endorsing in your column?” she asked while I rewired a...
- Posted November 1, 2016
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: The Fight Is On
Race for Hog Island mayor is wrought with scandals. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Hog Island’s mayoral race is down to two people, and it is turning into an ugly campaign. Lorna Doon won the August primary with 35...
- Posted October 18, 2016
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Strange Things Done in the Midnight Sun…
A poem by Clyde Thornhill. There are strange things done In the land of fun By those who make the scene. The baristas in the latté stores Wear black, silky drawers And is a snowboarder’s dream. The...
- Posted October 4, 2016
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Hog Island Center for Enlightenment
Finally there’s a place for men to feel the zen. JACKSON HOLE, WY – With an explosive growth in cool people projected in the greater Hog Island metro region, I have decided to get a step up...
- Posted September 20, 2016
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Westbank Wife Aspirations
How a Hog Island sweetie infiltrated the barista bagel shop scene. JACKSON HOLE, WY – She stood in the dim light of my office doorway looking classy—Pearl Street bagel mug in hand, polar fleece jacket around her...
- Posted September 6, 2016
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Politicos Mean Business
Local candidates get serious about important issues at Hog Island forum. JACKSON HOLE, WY – At a Hog Island question-answer session I chatted with local candidates about complex issues facing our community. I questioned commissioner candidate Nikki...
- Posted August 31, 2016
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Brothers Grimm in Hog Island
Snow White survives the Seven Rednecks. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Once upon a time in a land called Teton Pines, an evil realtor named Grimhilde stood before her mirror and asked, “Mirror, mirror on the wall, who...
- Posted August 23, 2016
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Endangered Bud
A consortium threatens the Hog Island beer market. JACKSON HOLE, WY – As the world’s central bankers meet at Jackson Lake Lodge next week for the 2016 Economic Symposium, there is a monetary crisis occurring right under their...
- Posted August 17, 2016
RED NECK PERSPECTIVE: Love Trumps Hate
When political engagement brings people ‘together.’ JACKSON HOLE, WY – My Republican lover Alice, assistant to the media chair for the Teton County Trump campaign, stopped by my trailer last week. She was in an agitated state....
- Posted August 2, 2016