All posts by Clyde Thornhill
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
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Donald Me For Hog Island
The mayoral candidate will build a wall to keep Westbankers out and promises to thwart plans for a new elementary school. JACKSON HOLE, WY – The Hog Island political convention wrapped up this week with Donald Me...
- Posted July 26, 2016
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Sustainable Crimes
The valley’s green market erodes the moral fiber of a community. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Sheriff Whalen walks into my office with the cocky arrogance of a Westbanker at a wine tasting. “We have a problem,” he...
- Posted July 20, 2016
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Sugar and Spice
The dark side of real estate and wrongdoing in Jackson Hole. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Sugar walks into my office, her eyes taking in the yellowed tile, the chipped paint, the empty bottle of cheap bourbon on...
- Posted July 12, 2016
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Asset Portfolio
Investment strategies for rednecks by the fluid ounce. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Due to my extensive knowledge of economics I have decided to print an advice column on investing, featuring questions from readers. Consider me a Hog...
- Posted July 5, 2016
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Clyde On Politics
2016: Election or infection? JACKSON HOLE, WY – The candidates in this year’s presidential election are feeding off voter discontent like jackals on a bloated carcass. Bernie Sanders gained a huge following by promising to take the...
- Posted June 14, 2016
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Yoga Assana
From downward dog to upward fog, it’s game on. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Susie stopped by my trailer last week. She brought over several bottles of expired Thrive, a cold pressed juice form Healthy Being Juicery. Thrive...
- Posted May 31, 2016