Brave, pushing the courage out Surrounded in a hostile crowd Alone, no one feels any clout Silently screaming out loud — Awaken from hibernation A towering giant thumb Pushing us toward salvation Brother, I am not dumb — Don’t look at me My years left are few I still believe in destiny But woke up … More Tearing the Inside Out
Some people grow out of stupidity. Those who do, with the help of maturity, generally climb the ladder of life, where hard work is rewarded and compassion valued. Those who don’t, are more likely than not, to create wreckage for others, from bow all the way to stern and back. Drive down any street, they … More Drunk & Disorderly…and Stupid
Fascism. We fought a world war over against fascist regimes in Europe and elsewhere, and yet it’s tentacles are poisoning America. Aside from climate change, fascism is the greatest threat to America today. That’s my view. If fascism was a dance move, it would be the goosestep. In the 1930s, fascism existed primarily in Europe, … More Fascism, But Can You Dance to it?
Former Kansas City Monarchs player Buck O’Neil had a saying that he was right on time. I think that applied to John Lewis as well. John Lewis was made for his time. It is still his time, as our country must deal with many interrelated issues of race, equity and criminal justice. As I listened … More Remembering John Lewis
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