What will become of them? When will they grow up? Will they grow up?

They fight everywhere they go? At the mall, in the bar, on the street, in their own home. They live on a hair trigger. The slightest comment triggering animosity. They get mad and stay mad. Grudges become a way of life. They zoom everywhere. Dashing here and dashing there. Road rage is the norm. TheyContinue reading “What will become of them? When will they grow up? Will they grow up?”

Betrayed

I’m from the government and I’m here to help. Trust me. If you are dependent upon the promise of government help and support… Be afraid Don’t hold your breath Have a Plan-B This applies whether you are a domestic group or a foreign entity. Let’s start with domestic groups who put their faith in theContinue reading “Betrayed”

Behavior Modification thru Access Restrictions & Bad Behavior Consequences

Through CCTV, cameras and facial recognition those persons who cause disruptions and physically threaten others can be banned from the places they disrupt and the people they threaten. Persons who consistently cause disruptions, threats and thefts can be banned from sites where they act out. In bygone years, such persons would be banished from theContinue reading “Behavior Modification thru Access Restrictions & Bad Behavior Consequences”

Why Was Obama So Bad?

Some reasons why I liked him: He ordered the killing of some really bad guys…..namely Bin Laden and other terrorists via drone attacks and special forces intervention. Strategic approach to national security without long-term foreign engagement. He made the best of circumstances having inheriting an unjust war that was started by George W. Bush andContinue reading “Why Was Obama So Bad?”

Manifesto of Big Ideas: Let’s Walk In Each Others Shoes And Share Perspectives

Another post in my Manifesto of Big Ideas series, this post focusing on the theme of Walking In Each Others Shoes and gaining a greater sense of empathy

Changing Rooms

There are rooms where the POTENTIAL exists for permanent change for the better What follows is just a sample of such rooms The holding cell within the loss prevention office of a department store. Here sits the handcuffed shoplifting suspect. They come in all sorts of backgrounds. Some are: Angry and beligerent Tearful and remorsefulContinue reading “Changing Rooms”

Highway To Hell

Build the wall…….Make it tall Let icebergs fall…..While treaties stall Burn the coal……That’s the goal Grab the crotch….Stand by and watch Who is friend and who is foe?…….Go to Putin, he will know. Ban the press……Deny the mess Never wrong…..Always strong Ban the other……Let free speech smother Back to work we go……to hell with whatContinue reading “Highway To Hell”

Manifesto of Big Ideas: Arbitration for all that ails us

Replace overbearing over-reach with reasoned oversight Too much oversight vs. too little recourse for injustices The government is often accused of being too big and too intrusive. The judicial system is a lengthy process. Litigation is costly for the aggrieved and out of reach for the poor . They are the ones most in needContinue reading “Manifesto of Big Ideas: Arbitration for all that ails us”

Manifesto of Big Ideas

American Options There was a time when: You worked hard You were loyal to your employer Your employer was loyal to you You had good medical health insurance You had a decent pension You didn’t have to change health insurance plans annually You didn’t have to keep worrying if your investment portfolio was the rightContinue reading “Manifesto of Big Ideas”