Bear Tracks Archive
Johnny Silver Bear
(Editor's Note: Bear Tracks is a weekly newsletter comprised of a reflection on the past week's news as well as commentary and projections.
05.03.14- The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it.
04.26.14- The Ultimate Enemy We Must Take On & Out
04.19.14- It Is Better to Light a Candle than to Curse the Darkness
04.12.14- We be many and they be few. They need us more than we need them.
04.05.14- I never learned from a man who agreed with me.
03.29.14- When I die, I hope to go to Heaven, whatever the Hell that is.
03.22.14- "The effluent is about to hit the affluent."
03.15.14- "Reality leaves a lot to the imagination."
03.01.14- “If you truly seek the Truth, there is one thing you must have above all else:
An unremitting readiness to admit you may be wrong, about everything...”
02.22.14- The successful revolutionary is a statesman, the unsuccessful one a criminal.
02.15.14- Better to be pissed off than pissed on.
02.08.14- There are three faithful friends - an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.
02.01.14- I changed my car horn to sound like gun shots. It's amazing how much faster people move out of the way.
01.25.14- Never turn your back on a charging turtle
01.18.14- Finance is the art of passing money from hand to hand until it finally disappears.
01.11.14- You Don't Need a Weatherman to Know Which Way the Wind Blows
01.04.14- Rich is better than poor, if only for financial reasons
12.28.13- True friends stab you in the front.
12.21.13- To err is human, to moo is bovine.
12.14.13- Anything not worth doing is worth not doing well.
12.07.13- Everyone seems normal...until you get to know them.
11.30.13- Learning is not compulsory… neither is survival
11.23.13- If I offend you with my opinions, you should hear the ones I keep to myself.
11.16.13- The only time my education was interrupted was when I was in school.
11.09.13- Fortune does not change men, it unmasks them.
11.02.13- Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.
10.26.13- A liberal is someone who feels a great debt to his fellow man, which debt he proposes to pay off with your money.
10.19.13- All right everyone, line up alphabetically... according to your height.
10.12.13- Never insult anyone by accident.
10.05.13- If everything is under control, you are going too slow.
09.21.13- Under our current bastardized version of capitalism, man exploits man.
Under communism, it's the other way around.
09.14.13- If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.
09.07.13- Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes.
08.31.13- Don't tell mom I'm a banker, she thinks I play piano in a whorehouse.
08.24.13- Puritanism: the haunting fear that somewhere, someone is having a good time.
08.17.13- I have enough money to last me the rest of my life, unless I buy something.
08.10.13- I don't believe in astrology. I am a Sagittarius and we're very sceptical.
08.03.13- First things first - but not necessarily in that order.
07.27.13- If God is watching us, the least we can do is be entertaining.
07.20.13- Debt is normal. Be weird.
07.13.13- My problem lies in reconciling my gross habits with my net income.
07.06.13- I can't believe that cop put me in the backseat after I clearly called shotgun
06.29.13- People who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do.
06.22.13- Knowledge is realizing that the street is one-way, wisdom is looking both directions anyway.
06.15.13- How Can I Miss You if You Won't Go Away?
06.08.13- If the Good Lord's Willing and the Creek Don't Rise...
06.01.13- Just cause you got the monkey off your back doesn't mean the circus has left town.
05.25.13- Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
05.18.13- House Guarded By Shotgun 3 Days A Week. Guess Which Days.
05.11.13- Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.
05.04.13- Writing is not necessarily something to be ashamed of, but do it in private and wash your hands afterwards.
04.27.13- A dyslexic man walks into a bra...
04.20.13- The economy is so bad the Mafia is laying off judges
04.13.13- There are no dangerous weapons; there are only dangerous men
04.06.13- A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on Paul's Support.
03.30.13- A word to the wise isn't necessary - it's the stupid ones that need the advice.
03.23.13- My dog is worried about the economy because Alpo is up to $1.50 a can. That's almost $10.50 in dog money.
03.16.13- Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the five-dollar haircut you used to get for two dollars when you had hair.
03.02.13- Life is not about how fast you run, or how high you climb, but how well you bounce.
02.23.13- Don't be afraid to take a big step; you can't cross a chasm in two hops.
02.16.13- The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits
02.09.13- We May Be Lost, but we're making good time
02.02.13- If we don't change course, we may end up where we are heading
01.26.13- Opportunities always look bigger going than coming
01.19.13- There's too much youth; how about a fountain of smart
01.12.13- Sixty-five-year-old, one owner, needs parts ...Make offer.
01.05.13- Lead me not into temptation, I can find it by myself
12.29.12- Never Underestimate the Power of Stupid People in Large Groups