Cliffhanger II – Did I Turn Into a Right Wingnut?

A handful of friends reacted to my last post by telling me they thought I'd taken a hard hook to the right.  I guess that would actually be a slice – unless you’re left-handed, which I am, but I don’t play that way.  Some thought it was great, others not so much.  In either case, … Continue reading Cliffhanger II – Did I Turn Into a Right Wingnut?

Cliffhanger – Part. . .(I Don’t Know, I Lost Count)

I'm back after a break, and I'm afraid I'm going political again.  I try very hard to be non-partisan here, to focus on facts, underlying causes and solutions that might actually work, to bash systems rather than people.  Today, I’m going to allow myself a partisan moment, although in this case I don't think it's … Continue reading Cliffhanger – Part. . .(I Don’t Know, I Lost Count)

Maytag Repairmen and Ponzi Schemes

Last week, I met my friend Jeff Bishop for early morning coffee at our local Starbucks.  Jeff has a remarkable talent for making other people feel better about, well, pretty much everything.  I’m tempted to say that he should bottle it and sell it.  However, while that would make him wealthy, it also would make him … Continue reading Maytag Repairmen and Ponzi Schemes