Call it coincidence, or something else, but it looks like the closer the existing federal government gets to the next Presidential elections, the harder things are becoming for animals in America. Don’t be misled into thinking that this scribe is getting sarcastic here — “animals” here means what it has literally meant all along. Hard indeed it is not to notice the frequency as well as gravity of the new laws churned out of the legislative machinery with the President’s signature.… [Read more]
While preparing my morning coffee and instant oatmeal, I overheard a conversation between three twenty-something colleagues of mine. They were discussing Occupy Wall Street outside a conference room that just happened to be named Wall Street. The takeaways from this three-way chat were as follows:
- I’m not right-wing but I can’t get behind people who hate my country;
- They don’t even know what the hell they’re bitching about;
- They’re jealous that we have jobs and they don’t.