All posts by Clyde Thornhill
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
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Origin of Hipness
Exploring Darwin’s lesser known theory: Survival of the fitness. JACKSON HOLE, WY – For centuries, scientists, philosophers, and theologians have struggled to answer the basic questions that plagued mankind since creation: Why are we here? Where did...
- Posted May 17, 2016
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