Deny, deny, deny

I am led to wonder lately how it is we can present ourselves as the leaders of the ‘free’ world when we live in such denial. Now, each of us lives in personal denial of one thing or another - we really do need to exercise, we really do need to find a  new job,… Continue reading Deny, deny, deny

It Just Doesn’t Matter

Do you sometimes get the feeling that it just doesn’t matter? In the whole the big old largeness of EVERYTHING but then also closer to the ground, things like the January 6th hearings and, for folks like me in Flint, the quest to punish people over the water. That none of it really matters.  It… Continue reading It Just Doesn’t Matter

Enough Is Enough. 

I really have to ask this, knowing that there’s not an answer I will get, or that any of us will get that will make a lot of sense but why do we continue to let documents written by people who have been dead and gone for hundreds and even thousands of years rule us?… Continue reading Enough Is Enough. 

The Darkest Days

It’s hard to keep the light on these days, internally as well as externally. Yeah, the economy sucks, and gas is high, and jobs aren’t suddenly paying the worker bees more and the CEOs less.  Things are hard.  Inside and out.  The inside is dealing with the stress of a job you may not like… Continue reading The Darkest Days

Faded Glory – blog

            It’s strange to think back through the years of my education and history classes and to consider how true the words would ring through, truer and truer over time – history is written by the victors. So much of American history has been redacted and whitewashed to show the best side of our culture… Continue reading Faded Glory – blog

Freedom Fries 2

In recording my recent podcast about the nature of American freedom I naturally left out LOTS of things I wanted to say so I thought I’d follow it up with a blog. The thing about freedom, as I said in the podcast, is that it is a contract. Freedom with a capital ‘F’ is about… Continue reading Freedom Fries 2

Make No Mistake

Make no mistake, the table has never been set for all Americans.This should not be a new and sudden revelation as you look at the way Native Americans were initially treated and continue to be treated and how minorities and ‘certain’ people are treated in this nation.We have never been perfect, which is fine, but… Continue reading Make No Mistake