Wade Chandler

Wade Chandler is the author of the blog Buckhorn Road.

Web Site: http://buckhornroad.blogspot.com/


Generation PC

Oct 27, 2014

After a few years of teaching all 8th grade U.S. History, I am teaching all 7th Grade Medieval World History this year.  It's not my first choice, but that's more because of the age and relative lack of maturity of the students than the subject ma...

Bruised, battered, and back at blogging

Oct 27, 2014

Daniel Miller: Where were you? I'm just curious.Bob Diamond: I'd tell you, but you wouldn't understand.Daniel Miller: Don't treat me like a moron. Try me.Bob Diamond: I was trapped near the inner circle of fault.Daniel Miller: I don't understand.Bob Di...

Remember Californians, you must follow the laws this ignoramus gets passed

Jan 25, 2014
Remember Californians, you must follow the laws this ignoramus gets passed

Talk about low hanging fruit.  The other day, California State Senator Kevin DeLeon (a Democrat, rabid gun-hater, and wanna-be citizen controller) thought he would hold a press conference to show off the reason for his latest (ineffective) anti-gu...

Freedom died on this day 100 years ago

Dec 23, 2013

Today, December 23, 2013, is the 100th anniversary of the passage in Congress of the Federal Reserve Act, which in turn, created the Federal Reserve.  Ever since, our country has traveled down a long path of ruin.  I mean, it tells you someth...

The story of a successful hog hunt!

Dec 14, 2013
The story of a successful hog hunt!

A couple posts ago, I mentioned that my brother-in-law and I took a hunters safety course in order to meet the California state requirements for a hog hunt we planned to attend in mid-November.  It has been a month now since that hunt took place, ...

Veterans Day 2013

Nov 11, 2013
Veterans Day 2013


Fixing an error that was 31 years in the making.

Nov 2, 2013

Back in 1982, when I was ten years old, I took a hunters safety course, as mandated by the state of California if one wants to go hunting.  I actually had no intention at the time of going hunting; my father wisely thought it would be a good idea ...

What a school year I am having!

Nov 2, 2013

Quite frankly, I am experiencing one of the absolute worst school years of my teaching career.  The administration at my site - presumably on the orders of the uppy-ups at the District Office - have instituted a kinder, gentler discipline policy t...

20 Years ago today: The Battle of Mogadishu

Oct 3, 2013
20 Years ago today: The Battle of Mogadishu

Hard as it may seem to believe, the Battle of Mogadishu, A.K.A, the "Blackhawk Down" incident, took place on this day 20 years ago, October 3, 1993.I will never forget that day, as I had only been in the Army for about 4 months.  I had just comple...

Flying Pigs Edition: The California State Legislature passes a bill with which I wholeheartedly agree!

Sep 9, 2013

Ever heard of the National Defense Authorization Act, or NDAA?  This is federal law signed by President Obama last year in the dead of night that gave him authorization to have any American arrested without cause and held indefinitely.  Quite...

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