LIES AND DREAMS – Marilyn Armstrong

I am now old enough and have been through enough elections with all the speechifying and promises that I know how it works. We finally settle on a candidate and quickly learn the promises made during an election process are dreams and hopes. They are what we wish might happen, what the candidate wishes would … Continue reading LIES AND DREAMS – Marilyn Armstrong

ELDERLY INSPIRATION – Marilyn Armstrong

We are them. We are full of inspiration. We want to fix the world, end the Trump reign. Force congressional representatives and senators to do their jobs. No, really, that's what we want. The problem is the "elder" part of the title. We did this already. I did in personally with letters and protests and … Continue reading ELDERLY INSPIRATION – Marilyn Armstrong

CHANGING THE WORLD BY TIME TRAVEL WORK WON’T WORK – By Tom Curley

So there I was. Thinking. Not quite awake. Not exactly asleep. You know. The funny place between. And it hit me. Fixing all this craziness is simple. The question is WWCKD? Or, to put simply, "WHAT WOULD CAPTAIN KIRK DO?"  If you look at the problem like that, the answer is simple. Obvious. Travel back in time to a … Continue reading CHANGING THE WORLD BY TIME TRAVEL WORK WON’T WORK – By Tom Curley

TERM LIMITS ARE A REALLY BAD IDEA – Marilyn Armstrong

So you believe term-limits will solve our political problems. Interesting. Why would you think that? Are "old timers" in Congress the problem as opposed to the bloated egos and narrow minds of Tea Partyites and Trumpets? How about those right-wing religious nutters? Most of them were just recently elected, have no understanding of how government works, … Continue reading TERM LIMITS ARE A REALLY BAD IDEA – Marilyn Armstrong

DO WE WANT TO ELECT ANYONE? – Marilyn Armstrong

I was just glancing through another post on The New Yorker asking whether Joe Biden is electable. I have read similar stories in the Washington Post and other newspaper, online and offline about every potential candidate. It's almost as if we don't want to find a viable candidate because there's something wrong with everyone. I … Continue reading DO WE WANT TO ELECT ANYONE? – Marilyn Armstrong

POSTS AND OTHER KINDS OF POSTS – Marilyn Armstrong

FOWC with Fandango — Post This post is about a post, or to put it another way, I'm writing a post about a post. Right now, we new a new post for a new mailbox in front of this house. And this post is about that. Actually, the post for the mailbox will enable the Postal … Continue reading POSTS AND OTHER KINDS OF POSTS – Marilyn Armstrong

TERM LIMITS: A REALLY TERRIBLE IDEA – Marilyn Armstrong

I keep reading the same crap. Why is this so hard to understand? So you believe term-limits will solve our political problems. Why would you think that? Are "old timers" in Congress the big problem -- as opposed to the bloated egos and narrow minds of the Tea Party, Trumpocrats, and racists? All of whom were recently … Continue reading TERM LIMITS: A REALLY TERRIBLE IDEA – Marilyn Armstrong