Recently I did two seemingly unrelated activities that sparked thought, analysis, and frustration. First, I flew to Phoenix and back. Second, I bought milk and bananas at my local convenience store. Spending hundreds of dollars on a plane ticket entitles Continue reading TSA vs Kwik Trip-The Intellectual Insanity of Institutionalizing Lousy Service
Political debates now days are a joke. Back in the days of Lincoln-Douglas, debates were unscripted verbal battles between two people who actually possessed values, morals, scruples, and were highly educated on the issues of the day. They were free to Continue reading How do the Romney-Obama debates connect with writing a novel?
Warning: Longish post and unique political viewpoint about to be shared. Another week; another mass killing. Twelve killed, fifty-eight wounded in Aurora, Colorado. It’s getting to be a regular feature of the mass media’s daily presentation of what they think we Continue reading Trying to wrap my mind around the Aurora Shootings
Worth your time. We all must look at this bill from all sides, because our lawmakers and large media certainly aren’t. What’s Wrong with the Health Care Media?
An amazing thing happened the other day: millions of people used their right of free speech to peacefully protest and ask for recourse of their grievances by petitioning their elected officials. And it worked. You might say, “What’s the big Continue reading SOPA & PIPA Get their BUTTS kicked by US
Sigh… Another election season has come and gone. Even in my state of reduced TV-watching, I was continuously impressed (or should I say, depressed?) by the sheer volume and abysmal quality of campaign commercials. Why do all politicians decry negative Continue reading Mid-term elections
Are you a Republican who was frustrated by the Bush years? A Democrat who has become disillusioned with the party since they took control of Congress and the White House? A member of a third-party who doesn’t agree with much Continue reading A fun political quiz
Since this is one of the most politically important eras in recent American history, I’m adding to my blog two links to websites which I think are outstanding at what they do. The first, Congress.org, is a non-partisan resource that Continue reading Politics