With good cause the coronavirus and associated economic situation have been front and center in most Americans’ minds for over nine months now. However there is a larger problem which in the interim we have put on the back burner and it is time to move it up in the batting order. With more metaphors to come, let’s explore. Continue reading Off The Back Burner Before We All Cook
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America A. T. – Part Ten
The following is the tenth installment in a series of undetermined duration and frequency about life in America after Trump (A.T.).
At this point we know the Trump administration will end and Joe Biden will be president as of the afternoon of January 20th. Whether he will directly take over from Trump or there will be a brief Pence administration as part of Pardonpalooza is an unknown. In any event Biden’s plate will be overflowing and one of the pressing matters will be rejoining the world community as a leader. Today I’d like to explore six related challenges. Continue reading America A. T. – Part Ten
The Wisdom Of A Sportscaster
I spent ten of the most enjoyable years of my life in the Tampa Bay area. At that time I drove a lot and the car radio was one of my companions (along with audio books). I’m not the biggest fan of sports radio but the late Chris Thomas had a show on WDAE that I seldom missed. One of his favorite sayings was, “One or the other, but not both.” Sometimes he used a more elaborate derivation of it, “One or the other, but certainly not both.” It really didn’t matter because the basic message is the same. With that in mind, let’s explore. Continue reading The Wisdom Of A Sportscaster
A Very Early Closing Argument
The 2016 election is one we will be talking about for decades. Trump’s victory was both a surprise and something that should have never happened. Among the many factors that contributed to the win was his closing argument that I’m convinced persuaded a lot of voters who really didn’t like him to get out and vote for him anyway. With that in mind I’d like to make a closing argument to Democratic leaning voters who might consider staying home in 2020. Continue reading A Very Early Closing Argument
America A. T. – Part Six
The following is the sixth installment in a series of undetermined duration and frequency about life in America after Trump (A.T.).
Since moving to the South I learned an expression I had never heard before. It goes along the lines of, “Sometimes it’s better to ask forgiveness than permission.” That is especially applicable if you did wrong or if you are trying to clean up the mess of someone before you who did. With that in mind, let’s explore. Continue reading America A. T. – Part Six