Category Archives: Politics

Perception Is Nine-Tenths Of Reality, Unless It’s More

There once a mayor of a certain city who was beset on all sides by people talking about high crime in the city, dysfunctional city departments, problems everywhere.  The city was actually in fairly good shape in most areas, but … Continue reading

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The Lords Of The Manor Aren’t Happy

From this article in Slate: “In today’s topsy-turvy job market, a strange new thing is happening. Employers are increasingly grumbling about job seekers “ghosting” them. These job candidates just don’t show up for their scheduled interviews. And in some cases, … Continue reading

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Places At The Table

1960 – there are 100 places at the table. White men sit at all of them. As it should be. 1970 – there are 100 places at the table. White men sit at 99 of them. Change is good. 1980 … Continue reading

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You Better Start Swimming Or You’ll Sink Like A Stone

Many years ago, I was driving through the Mississippi Delta right after a storm front that dropped several inches of rain over a large area. Flood waters had risen along both sides of US 49. I came upon one farm … Continue reading

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I Hate Republicans

I hate Republicans. I used to say I didn’t really hate all Republicans, because there were some good people among them that I just disagreed with on political issues. But that was before they decided that the only thing that … Continue reading

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