Errant Words on the Fourth

Be a patriot. Celebrate the founding fathers. Celebrate the country, the formation of the country, the exceptionalism of the country I was blessed to be born within but months ago, on the phone with my father, “I don’t really have that experience of pride about this place. That hasn’t been, not since I was a little kid,” Cloaking pride of patriots and flags and symbols … Continue reading Errant Words on the Fourth

Real Politics…elections come, elections go…

So, another election comes and goes, and what have we learned? People long for the days gone by? People are impatient? People are afraid? Rather than evolve with the times, people want to hold onto who they are, fingernails pulling out, teeth snarled? Rather than share, people are desperately trying to just keep what little they have? All of America’s problems can be blamed on…that … Continue reading Real Politics…elections come, elections go…