Category Archives: Political Rant

In Rebuttal

It isn’t often I bother to pick bones with other blog writers. However, Fred Reed’s recent column was asking for bone pickers. Though, let’s face it; all his columns ask for bone pickers. In that one, he states that the … Continue reading

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What History Teaches

The World is so full of a number of things; I think we should all be as happy as kings. We tend to look back on previous centuries with a sense of nostalgia. We don’t want to believe that the … Continue reading

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With a Little Help From My Friends

My birthday came and went. Some years I have wondered whether anyone remembers, or even cares. My children have moved on and are in the midst of building their own lives. They don’t have time for an aging parent, especially … Continue reading

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Fascist Nation

It has been stated by army generals, no less, that the US is headed down the road towards Socialism. The argument is: 1 – Parts of the United States economy are being nationalized. That statement could mean many things. First, … Continue reading

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Prejudice in the Good Ol’ US of A

Occasionally I read the Fred on Everything column. He generally makes you laugh over his hardheadedness. He brings up a lot of points, biased ones, as well as points that are worth considering. Having taught, admittedly only for a short … Continue reading

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On Earning a Living

Simply earning a living is getting harder to do in this economy, with jobs disappearing by the thousands, on a daily basis. Corporations are outsourcing as much as they can to what is euphemistically called the cloud. There are countless … Continue reading

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Tired of the Foolishness, or, Do Lists Make You Feel Safe?

I am part of the Baby Boomer generation. In my youth I was definitely on the side of those fighting for a peaceful, reasonable world. We did fight for that, and I suppose it could be said that we almost … Continue reading

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Is It Global Warming?

There was something about Al Gore’s smarmy attitude in his famous film, An Inconvenient Truth that I found extraordinarily difficult to swallow. When I first saw the movie, I thought, yeah, there might be a problem, but what he is … Continue reading

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Grammar Woes

I never thought of myself as being a grammar priss. Grammar was among those things that I learned at my mother’s knee. In truth, if you hear good English spoken at home, you’ll always know what it’s supposed to sound … Continue reading

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Another Rant

The news coming in over the internet is depressing, with the bankers pushing the world inexorably towards a full blow-out world war. Most of the people in this country appear to expect that the Atlantic and the Pacific oceans, along … Continue reading

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Let Us Occupy

The Occupy movement has spread nearly all across the country. Our young and idealistic see that something drastic has to change if we want American society, as we have been taught to cherish it, to survive another generation. They gathered … Continue reading

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A Grammar Rant

I grump and growl about the poor quality of education in the United States today. People who claim they have Masters degrees in any number of subjects are apparently unable to write simple sentences. It really isn’t their fault, and … Continue reading

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Being Jewish – And Loving It

I am Jewish. For me, my faith is both nurturing and stimulating. I study the Five Books of Moses on a critical level. What was the historical context in which those books were written, and what do they say to … Continue reading

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Why I Do Not Vote

I was watching a news flick on the internet, and saw someone carrying a sign around at a protest, which read, Vote Democrat; Spineless is better than evil. He obviously has a great sense of humor. His sign said nearly … Continue reading

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