It’s tragic when ideas worthy of consideration are buried under waves of narcissistic bluster aimed mostly for inciting higher ratings or higher campaign contributions. The time has come, this blogger says, to talk of many things; of tea parties and pundit rants, of bedfellows and flings. Continue reading
Good speech. Some of her points are a little naïve, but you’d expect that from someone coming out of the American education system. Valedictorian Speaks Out Against Schooling in Graduation Speech — Signs of the Times News.
The provisions in the first amendment protecting various freedoms hasn’t exactly been working how it was intended. Continue reading
Long time readers of this blog know that I place a heap of blame on lobbyists for the ills of this country. So, excuse me for not shedding any tears when lobbyists complain that President Obama is severely limiting their access. Continue reading
Life’s lessons are often hard won. Through a process of trial and error, we slowly learn those things that make us better people. If we are lucky and learn these lessons early enough, we can serve as an example to our children. If we are very lucky, we might even earn the pride of our own parents. Continue reading
Oral reports in school were so much fun. The anxiety, sweats, shaking, fear, and stomach knots were constant companions. Now…I can stand in front of groups of people large and small with there being essentially no difference than if I was talking to you across a diner table. Here’s what I learned. Continue reading