There’s still time to stop the 1984 response to COVID-19 before it’s too late.

  This is going to be a long one.  Maybe I should write more regularly instead of trying to do a total brain dump all at once. How does one measure the value of life? It seems to undergird much of the debate, fear, and frustration these days. Can you put a price on someone's … Continue reading There’s still time to stop the 1984 response to COVID-19 before it’s too late.

Trigglypuffs, Toilets, and Tolerance

No shortage of news to discuss. If you care about the elections, which I don't, every day there seems to be more finger pointing, name calling, skeletons coming out of the closet, and oh yeah, violence amongst the most rabid sycophants defending their leaders (or tearing down their opponents). I'm just as guilty I suppose … Continue reading Trigglypuffs, Toilets, and Tolerance

Without Freedom of Speech, We Are All Slaves to the Mob

Did you ever completely lose your train of thought because something much bigger or terrifying came along and overshadowed your first thought? I was actually thinking of writing about Freedom of Speech toward the end of the year when today, the horrible news broke out that 12 journalists and policemen were shot and killed by … Continue reading Without Freedom of Speech, We Are All Slaves to the Mob

Life Matters

Trying to stay positive, especially with Christmas and New Year coming up, but there's so much negative news lately. In particular, the escalation of violence seems to be getting worse. Maybe it's not escalation but more awareness of it. I've written previously about how I abhor violence and war and the taking of life. In … Continue reading Life Matters