Archive for January 2018

This Train Doesn't Stop....And You're On It

  May I tell you a little story…? Stick with me for three minutes, because it could help connect all the dots of crisis, crashes and confusion. Bill was riding his usual morning commuter train. But on this particular day he sensed the train traveling faster than usual. It even started rattling on the tracks.... Read more »

From Eden To Eternity And Those Who Would Alter The Trip

  Almost every civilization has an Eden narrative. They also share similar kinds of Eternity narratives. However, ours is the first civilization to possess so many tools by which we believe we can actually alter our narrative. For instance, America now has more tools that can connect us to the Internet than it has people... Read more »

When You Say "It's Complicated," Here's Why

When people say “It’s complicated,” it’s really not….we keep getting into these situations with three simple steps….first we don’t really listen, second we don’t really think, third we don’t know what the hell is really going on…..see? simple!

Penny For Your Thoughts ~ Dollar For Your Dreams

  We all dream. Every night. Some are Hollywood dreams about being rich and famous. Others are Dorothy Gale dreams about being over the rainbow. Still others border on the nightmarish. After we’re awake some of us still keep dreaming as in the case of the $60 billion spent each year on state lotteries. Now... Read more »

Spielberg Has Choice Of T's -- Hanks, Cruise, or Trump

“Democracy arose from men’s thinking if they are equal in any respect, they are equal in all respects.” Aristotle wrote that warning more than 2500 years ago. Slowly we are witnessing its consequences here in 2018. If Spielberg casts his next political thriller, he can cast Tom Hanks  emblematic of the reasoned citizen [aka, all... Read more »

In 92 Dangerously Succinct Words ~ The Mask Is Torn Off Trump's Evil Deep State

Dan Brown is working on another book about the fabled Illuminati….often known as The Establishment, Deep State, or Fake News sources….here’s an easier way to understand this monstrous threat….it was when Mom taught you not to lie, Dad told you honor your word, Pastor & Rabbi said truth will set you free, Coach urged not... Read more »

What's That...? I Can't Quite Hear You

  The child of the Greatest Generation was speaking with the child of the Boomer Generation…She was saying: “I feel sorry for you, Grandpa.” “Why is that?” he answered..”Because when you grew up you had so little.” “Why do you say that?” She looked into his eyes: “Because you had none of the great stuff... Read more »

You Can Forget "Dunkirk"; But Not "The Post"

  “The Post” Is A Winner; “Dunkirk” Isn’t ~ You may not realize this until next Fourth of July….let me defend that argument ….as films, both are brilliantly presented….as history, however, “Dunkirk” fails in a way all too common in our angrily divided land….”Dunkirk” keeps such a tight lens on the drama of this 1940... Read more »