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Dear Greta: How Did We Get Here

Dear Greta, How did we get here? What events led to this out-of-control spiral? It seemed that America was the strongest and smartest nation in the world. So, what caused this dangerous back-stepping, this decimation of the American Dream, the unraveling of the American Middle Class?

How We Got Here

In the 1920’s, the excess of capitalist

2019-10-26T21:32:50+00:00October 22nd, 2019|

Adventures With Depression

I’ve had a few adventures with depression.

My campaign running for U.S. Congress in 2004 ended in defeat. After a 12-month full time effort, I was physically exhausted. Even though I believed that second place in an election very well might have been better than first place in our dysfunctional political world.

Over the years, I have

2019-10-09T16:12:35+00:00October 9th, 2019|

Dear Greta

Dear Greta,

You ain’t seen nothing yet. Thank you for saying that the established generations were not bad people; no, we’re just dumb and infected with greed.

We think that we will live forever – if we have enough.
We think that we can hire people to service all our needs, even if no workers exist.
We

2019-10-07T16:08:31+00:00October 7th, 2019|

Water, Water Everywhere

It was about 1970 that I recall Secretary of Agriculture Butz saying that water would become the limiting factor of our future. Many of us thought it was a ridiculous statement. The US is not the only country that has perfected the concept of “kicking the can down the road.”