The Magic of Words

Yesterday, NPR’s “Morning Edition” magically transported me back to 1974, to when I first watched the Mel Brook’s classic, “Blazing Saddles.”  I was reminded of the scene where the town discovered that Cleavon Little, the man they had hired to be the new sheriff, was black.  Cleavon, upon seeing that his life was in danger, […]

Aren’t You Tired Of Bending Over?

Aren’t you tired of bending over?  I know I am.  The too big to fail banks perpetrated a giant real estate scheme. Loaning $$$ to people they knew would never be able to pay them back.  Then they secretly bet against those borrowers by insuring their loans with other banks.  When the house flipping frenzy […]

We’re All in this Together

We’re All in this Together By Will Shonbrun Maybe it comes down to something as simple as those that care and those that don’t: those who care what happens to their fellow man/woman and those who basically don’t give a damn. It sure looks that way in these political/social/cultural times, and perhaps it was always […]