Warning: In order to accurately quote a song’s lyrics and the statement of a member of Congress I will repeatedly have to use a thinly veiled representation of one of George Carlin’s seven dirty words in violation of my PG standard for articles on this site.
It may come as a surprise to many of my readers but I like the 1983 hit, Burning Down the House by Talking Heads. In fact it could be the theme music for the 2020 Republican National Convention. What better tribute to the “accomplishments” and agenda of the Trump administration? Continue reading GOP Talking Heads And Possibly More →
The following is the third installment in a series of undetermined duration and frequency about life in America after Trump (A.T.).
Today I’d like to deal with two things that need to be changed. Both existed before Trump. One we knew was a problem, the other we never thought would be because in the past we never simultaneously had a criminal president and a sufficiently complicit Congress. Let’s explore. Continue reading America A.T. – Part Three →
I hate to steal from an author I do not like (I’m in the minority in that opinion) but today’s article could be called a tale of two cities: Richmond, Virginia and Washington D.C. As fate would have it they are both a relatively short drive north of me and I journey through Richmond on my way to metro Washington a couple of times a year. Enough about me; let’s explore the politics. Continue reading Just North Of Me →
Many of the most valuable lessons I have learned in life were learned while coaching. Most of the time I learned more about my team and how to optimize their performance from a loss than from a victory. On the nights we won seemingly everything went right thereby masking the mistakes. In defeat all you seem to remember is what went wrong; your shortcomings are glaring. With that in mind let’s explore some of the lessons of the 2016 election. Continue reading Lessons From A Loss →
I bet you expected a DACA article today. It’s coming (scheduled for Sunday) and with a different twist than anyone would have expected. Today I wanted to talk about a disturbing trend in employment reinforced by federal court rulings that enable and strengthen it. Let’s explore. Continue reading Today’s Plantation Mentality →