“The Sheriff Without a Gun”

    “When a man carries a gun all the time, the respect he thinks he’s getting might really be fear.  So I don’t carry a gun because I don’t want the people of Mayberry to fear a gun.  I’d rather they respect me.”  One of my favorite TV shows is The Andy Griffith Show.  When I heard of Andy Griffith’s death on the eve of Independence | Read More »

    RIP Goober, Mayberry, Culture – America at a “Right or Wrong” Crossroads

    Our friend George Lindsey, aka Goober Pyle, died May 6, 2012. Goober, the jovial, simple-minded character from Mayberry, lived and made us laugh at a time America needed a welcome dose of weekly relief from bad news. Coming out of the simpler and comparatively innocent days of 1950’s entertainment, traditional Americana was not something easy to find in those years when unspoken societal mores gave way to | Read More »

    Mayberry Throws Andy Griffith Out of Office

    Just how bad is it for Democrats? Were an election held in Mayberry, Sheriff Andy would be toast.That’s right — Andy Griffith, chief North Carolina closer for the Democratic Party has seen his popularity crash 25%. Why?He volunteered to be the face of Obamacare. In July he cut an ad for the U.S. government promising “good things” to come from the Democratic-backed health care law. | Read More »

    Mayberry Throws Andy Griffith Out of Office

    Just how bad is it for Democrats? Were an election held in Mayberry, Sheriff Andy would be toast.That’s right — Andy Griffith, chief North Carolina closer for the Democratic Party has seen his popularity crash 25%. Why?He volunteered to be the face of Obamacare. In July he cut an ad for the U.S. government promising “good things” to come from the Democratic-backed health care law. | Read More »