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Losing Faith in Government

Losing Faith in Government?

I had the fortune to view the live presentation today of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on CNN (3/29/20).

Being a political junkie, I was humbled by the EXCELLENCE of the hour long status report of the virus.

Cuomo was able to provide extensive detail of the situation at hand, what he and NY

2020-03-30T21:50:51+00:00March 30th, 2020|

No More-ona Virus Please

It’s January, the weather is cool, and the New Year is here, your mind focused on what’s in store for the next 12 months. “How will I be different?” “Am I getting that raise I’ve been asking for?” “Maybe I should get in better shape, I mean, spring break is just around the corner and

2020-03-30T21:00:44+00:00March 30th, 2020|

The New Coin

The new coin of the realm is…TOILET PAPER.

If you have TP you’re a big hitter. Did I miss a letter? Oh well. Somehow, civilization was able to function before the invention of toilet paper. Can anyone imagine that?

In the 50’s when my family visited relatives on the farm, at first, the outhouse was novel. Then,

2020-03-30T21:44:24+00:00March 28th, 2020|

The Prayer Breakfast

Some people of the church were highly offended by Trumps performance of making the prayer breakfast into a partisan political event. But few expressed outrage.

On the surface, it may appear that Trump destroyed the sanctity of what appeared to be a benign and all-inclusive tradition.

My Friends might wonder if I have abandoned my original teaching

2020-03-12T18:03:34+00:00March 12th, 2020|

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|

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|