All posts by Clyde Thornhill
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Truck-ed Sparks Controversy
JACKSON HOLE, WY – Uproar over Teton County School District’s decision to invite and then uninvite an abstinence presenter to its classrooms has parents demanding more oversight of auto shop curriculum. Speaker Shelly Donahue originally was to...
- Posted May 3, 2016
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Higher Education, Lower Consummation
Scientific Merican: Do they make lab coats in camo? JACKSON HOLE, WY – America needs skilled teachers in the sciences and, as an expert on astrophysics, I am hoping to land a teaching job at the new Hog...
- Posted April 19, 2016
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Sooty Semantics
Beware of ambiguous language used to confuse the masses. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Last week’s Jackson Hole News and Guide carried an advertisement by the Wyoming Wildlife Alliance. The ad quoted a report by a federal...
- Posted April 5, 2016
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Flannel Feature: Superman vs. Batman
When true evil lurks, Hog Island superheroes unite. JACKSON HOLE, WY – “Superman vs. Batman” is a fictionalized account of a superhero spat. Hog Island, on the other hand, had a real superhero conflict last week. Lill,...
- Posted March 29, 2016
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Wilson Moms vs. The CRIPS
Who will prevent an outbreak of gang violence on the Westbank? JACKSON HOLE, WY – I snorted a greeting as Sheriff Whalen walked into my office. The sheriff doesn’t acknowledge me in public, but when he gets his...
- Posted March 15, 2016
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Racial Equality at the Academy Awards
“Iboycotted the Academy Awards this year,” Susie told me. “I’m upset there were no black nominees despite several outstanding performances by black actors,” she complained. “Academy voters are 94 percent white, 77 percent male, and average 63...
- Posted March 8, 2016
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Two ‘Halfs’ Make a Whole
He’s a little bit country; she’s a little bit liberal. JACKSON HOLE, WY – There is competition between liberals and conservatives over who can create the greatest race-related controversy with the least amount of substantive fact. At...
- Posted March 1, 2016
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Biscuit Suffrage
Hog Island honey fights for women’s equality in new extreme sport. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Lill, the adventurer, spiritual seeker, advocate for female empowerment and Hog Island native, recently became the first female to solo a full...
- Posted February 16, 2016
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Hog Island Bike Path Faces Scrutiny
JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Hog Island may face legal problems if it fails to provide additional data to support its preferred option to not build a bike path through the trailer park according to an opinion recently solicited...
- Posted February 9, 2016
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Pilsner, Pickups and Potato Chips
Man-to-Man coverage of Super Sunday’s Pigskin Classic. Jackson, WY – It’s time for the Super Bowl! Four hours of drinking, eating, and television, all so we can watch the less-than 12 minutes of action that takes place...
- Posted February 2, 2016