DESPERATE TIMES CALL FOR COURAGEOUS MEASURES It was almost a year ago that I tweeted a more simplistic version of this probability and outcome meme. I was never sure whether my message reached my intended target–the activists and doers, the … Read More »
A PRIMER ON THE BASICS OF NUCLEAR CRAZY Well, your president seems to have gone even more ballistic these past few days, threatening North Korea with “fire and fury like the world has never seen before.” He has now … Read More »
Trump. Must. Go. Now. A despicable mad man with complex layers of insanity. That is the only “character” I can assign to Donald Trump. I talked about the Character of A President in an earlier blog (please see “How … Read More »
THE UBER EFFECT
Ever notice that some things we do in the name of justice, lead to unwittingly doing injustice to others?
It happens. Mostly because we don’t think through a scenario. We just hear about a new outrageous statement or event and click! It’s a way to cast a vote for humanity.
What Could Go Wrong?
Physics 101. Newton’s Third Law. “For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.” It was amazing to observe the perimeter aspects of that Third Law at work when the “Delete Uber” meme permeated social media channels in early February. It was something “we the people” could do to make our voices heard, especially since 90% of Congress doesn’t seem to listen to us.
We just wanted the attention of the owners of Uber. We wanted justice for Americans who want to live in a safe, peaceful, caring, just and honest society where lives are respected and civility is exercised. We’d like to enjoy a true and structured democracy with checks and balances to over-ride egregious errors in judgment and ensure no one is above the law. That’s all. Continue reading
#ManyPeopleAreSaying Trump went a little too far Donny Trump’s most recent incendiary comments at a Trump fest in North Carolina have drawn some ire from esteemed columnist, thinker, reporter, writer and Pulitzer Prize winning author, Thomas L Friedman. The New … Read More »
What does “natural-born” really mean? Your latest educated opinion about Canadian-born, Rafael Edward “Ted” Cruz’s eligibility for president should be as good as anyone’s. All we have heard from the experts is viewpoint, research, speculation, judgment, and theory. Most of the … Read More »