...a guy who never stops lying? "It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it" - Ben Franklin Resist
Month: June 2018
Last night Jeff Sessions accused those of us who oppose Trump's immigration policies, in particular the border wall, of living in "gated communities". I'm guessing this is a new code word for "coastal liberals". Well Jeff? Yeah. I do. Here is my gate: It's designed specifically to keep people like you out. Resist
I Like Smart People
"What is the use of living, if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone?" - Winston Churchill Resist
I remember when Ronald Reagan touted the Republican Party as the party of family values. While he and I differed significantly on what we believed those values to be, I can say for sure that he would be horrified that one of those values now seems to be tearing families apart. Reagan's family values were … Continue reading Family Values
It May Be Called “Pragmatism”
“It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.” – Franklin Delano Roosevelt Resist
I like this guy…
"I have never worked to be well liked or well loved, but only to be respected. I have fought a problem the only way I know how. Maybe it was right or wrong in the approach, but a man can only ultimately be counted if he thinks he is doing right. Then, at least, he … Continue reading I like this guy…
Do I Have It All Wrong?
I'm currently looking for a job. I was on a long-term contract that ended in March. I'm being nice to people, the people who interview me, hiring managers, and the like. I'm treating I'm networking with with respect. But do I have it all wrong? Should I be emulating Trump? Insult and disrespect friends and … Continue reading Do I Have It All Wrong?
"We are more alike, my friends, than we are unalike!" - Maya Angelou Resist
The Day Hope Died
Fifty years ago today hope died. After MLK was assassinated it was on life support and on June 6, 1968 it died. I remember waking up that day. My parents were acting weird, out of sorts. I didn't really know why. They didn't talk about it, didn't say. And in school that morning there was … Continue reading The Day Hope Died
A Quote for You Know Who….
"You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time." - Abraham Lincoln Resist