Inner City Blues: Make Me Wanna Holler

…except that these blues ain’t wholly owned by the inner city.  Indeed the “inner city” has expanded to be inclusive of Middle America, the suburbs, wherever.  The struggle is real for folks, and their frustration is palpable.

Make you wanna holler, throw up both your hands…

Rockets / moon shots Spend it on, the have nots Money / we make itFore we see it, you take it

This aint livin’.  … [Read more]

Avoiding The Cuckoo’s Nest

The GOP’s South Carolina primaries take place on Saturday, January 21st. It’s the third primary but first in the south — a fact that is not lost on the candidates.  *Fanning myself* Mmmmm…. I can smell it in the air.  All of that evangelical Christian bible belt social conservatism tradition steeped in hospitable mendacity and intolerance….*breathing[Read more]