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”

Manifesto of Big Ideas: Remote Learning In Pandemic Times

Rethinking Education Education by Walking, Talking, Mentoring, Learning & Exchanging How did I come to propose this drastic revamp of our education system for the pandemic and beyond? Long before the pandemic struck, I opposed the building of new schools. Instead of the warehousing students in new schools, I have long advocated for the paradigmContinue reading “Manifesto of Big Ideas: Remote Learning In Pandemic Times”

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”

Reflections While We Hit The Pandemic Pause Button

Quietness of the Quarantine Prompts Reflections Lulled By Life Sun Rises, Sun Sets Breath In, Breath Out Steady rhythmic heart beat Don’t be deceived by the regularity All things change, albeit at a glacial rate Paycheck to paycheck Bills to pay, every 30 day. When will it stop, nobody know Aches and pains creep up,Continue reading “Reflections While We Hit The Pandemic Pause Button”