WE SPEAK ENGLISH BUT THE WORDS MEAN DIFFERENT THINGS TO DIFFERENT PEOPLE You can take that headline–WHY WE MUST WRITE– several ways, depending on the tone and emphasis on each word: WHY. WE. MUST. WRITE. Read it out loud for … 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
Gil Scott Heron Bluesologist for the ages It was 1974 in Philadelphia. I was the noon anchor and ABC affiliate’s unofficial entertainment reporter. A pleasant diversion from the usual assignments like mob stings, SEPTA strikes, fires and murders. I sat at … Read More »
I COULD BE WRONG: Separating Fact From Fiction FACT: Paul Ryan is in as Speaker of the House and John Boehner is out FACT: Ryan said the House has no intention of considering immigration overhaul as long as Obama is … Read More »
This is for word lovers and the curious among you. You’ve heard of a plague of locusts, a school of fish, a mountain of debt, a hill of beans, a herd of elephants, a can of worms, and a … Read More »