Archive for August 2013
Why does anyone believe bombing a country will stop a rogue dictator like Assad from killing his citizenry. When did this last work Samantha Power, because despite having read your marvelous book I don’t remember an example when it worked? All bombing of Syria would do is let President Obama and the Pentagon have a... Read more »
Guns, bloody deadly guns again. I thought after Columbine, America would get it. We didn’t. I thought after Aurora CO. I knew after Newtown CT. Nope. Not enough ripped apart children paid with their short lives to fill the coffers of the gun lobbyists at the NRA. More the NRA cried, more guns. So now three American Yahoos... Read more »
Time is a fungible. We all have it; at least, we all have time for what we really want to do. We all spend time. We all waste time. Or to put it another way, one person’s time waster is another person’s way to spend time. And visa versa too. So given that, why is it that... Read more »
Life’s conundrums. So many little questions that arise day in and out. Questions of why, how come and what the hell was that for? Take calling Customer Service of Fill-in-the-blank company. I dial. The disembodied voice answers with the usual BS including my personal favorite, “We at Fill-in-the-blank company value your call. Please enter your account number... Read more »
The War of the Cable World continues as dinosaurs Time Warner Cable and CBS exercise brinkmanship worthy of the Cold War over cities across America. These behemoths, with their monopolistic territories, are bullies in a china shop of their own creation. A china shop way too many Americans pay for every month even as they rate these... Read more »
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