Category Archives: Society

U.S. Grant and Donald Trump

US Grant became president about 3 years after a civil war that divided our country and led to the deaths of hundreds of thousands of our citizens on the battle field. We killed our fellow countrymen with such abandon that … Continue reading

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Has ” The United States of America,” become an oxymoron?.

Phlllbbbbbt to both Democrats and Republicans and corporations for willingly even gleefully making mountains of dirt out of a mole hill of dust even before issues have been adjudicated. Forced firings, resignations, un-proven accusations treated as absolute fact, far before … Continue reading

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Am I? Are You?

I have been thinking a great deal about the current catastrophe du jour, that being sexual abuse. Once again the problem for many becomes where do you draw the line followed by an ongoing introspection to see if you fit … Continue reading

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Gas Pains (Part of the Job Saga)

One summer I was jobless and needed money so I became a member of Laborers International Union.I was the son of managment and my only real contact with unions previous to this adventure was sweeping up nails out of our … Continue reading

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The Dog Didn’t Care

I walked the dog this morning in the pre-dawn hours. In the eastern sky the three visible lights were Venus, the goddess of love. Jupiter, the god of thunder and lightning, and Luna, who is not a god but is … Continue reading

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Ca$h Back

  Cash Back credit cards exist only because we falsely believe that we can have a free lunch. A sin of which I have to guard against my own selfish participation constantly.    Isaac Asimov often used the acronym Tanstaafl.  … Continue reading

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Going Home

I attended a funeral yesterday. It seems that you attend more and more of those as you grow older. My father used to say it’s one time that it is better to be in the audience rather than the main … Continue reading

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